Expectations is the debut major label studio album by American singer and actress Hayley Kiyoko, released on March 30, 2018. The album title was announced along with its cover on January 1, 2018 through social media. The album was preceded by the singles "Sleepover", "Feelings" and "Curious". The album debuted within the top 40 of record charts in Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States.
Expecations is Hayley Kiyoko's debut full-length studio album, released on March 30, 2018. It was announced, alongside with the cover, on January 5, 2018 through her social media. It was released through Empire and Atlantic.
Hayley Kiyoko, the 26-year-old former Disney star, is one of pop’s few openly gay female artists, whose fans have taken to calling her lesbian Jesus. It’s tongue in cheek, but speaks to the hunger for representation among marginalized fandoms-the hoards who flocked to Kiyoko’s early music videos, which offered rare representations of relationships and flirtations between women. For her part, Kiyoko seems ambitious. The album comes with a kind of conceptual architecture: opening with the Expectations (Overture), and containing a pair of two-part song suites, plus an interlude called xx. The sound of the sea and distant birds sometimes color the edges of the songs, giving a rough sense of a contained world, but not much more than that.
Hayley Kiyoko, "Expectations". Hayley Kiyoko is hitting 2018 (or as she's rebranded it) hard - and we’re only a week into the year. On Wednesday, it was announced that she’ll be playing Coachella’s Sunday festivals, joining a stacked lineup that includes Eminem, Cardi B and Miguel and the festival's April 15 and April 22 dates. Now, Kiyoko followed up the festival announcement revealing the seductive album art for her forthcoming full length, Expectations. The photo shows the rising star perched on a leopard-print stool, gazing at a nude woman.
Album · 2018 · 13 Songs. The pop trailblazer serves up flirty anthems with sincere storytelling. Expectations Hayley Kiyoko.
Actress and rising pop artist Hayley Kiyoko delivers an honest, well-rounded debut album with ‘Expectations. Sexuality serves a pivotal role on the project. 2018 has been well represented by LGBTQ musicians. Some of the most memorable songs of 2018 hail from the out and proud. Hayley Kiyoko, known as lesbian Jesus, comes out roaring on her debut, Expectations. Throughout the course of this well-crafted, enjoyable, 48-minute affair, Kiyoko isn’t afraid to speak from a queer perspective.
Expectations is the debut major label studio album by American singer and actress Hayley Kiyoko, released on March 30, 2018. She defines the album's best moments as those "trading in specificity rather than generic neediness, representing an experience that rarely finds an outlet in po. She also, however, criticized the songwriting on the album, stating "it lacks that kind of songwriting consistency.