After months of anticipation, Hayley Kiyoko’s debut album, Expectations, is finally out. Loyal fans have been waiting eagerly for the album’s release as they have been teased with numbers such as “Curious” and “Feelings” giving them samplings of what Hayley had in store. The artist enjoyed teasing her followers on Instagram this past week leading up to Expectations’ arrival. She even shared photos and videos of herself and her friends in Time Square watching as Spotify announced that Expectations was on the streaming service. Loyal fans are going crazy on social media praising the album for its queerness, female desire and out there presence of pop music. The album tells the artist’s story of being a young women trying to link the multiple facets of her identity.
Born in California 1991, the actress, singer and songwriter starred in commercials and took drum lessons at a very young age. After graduating, the artist focused wholly on her career as an actress and singer starring in Lemonade Mouth and Scooby Doo films. She joined the all-girl group, Stunners, in 2007 and released an EP and other popular singles such as including “Bubblegum” and “We Got It.” She issued her first EP in 2013, “A Belle to Remember” and have been releasing EP’s ever since.
“Expectations” really rounds off her journey as a singer and songwriter and fans are so appreciative that it would not come as a surprise if they have the album playing on repeat.