My Friend

Album: Petals for Armor (2020)

Songfacts®:

  • Hayley Williams wrote this song of camaraderie and devotion about her hairstylist/business partner Brian O'Connor. They have been friends since their late teens and run their hair dye company, Good Dye Young, together. Williams explained to Pitchfork that Brian has been by her side through thick and thin. "We both went through divorces in the same year. We're like Thelma and Louise: I feel like I would drive off a cliff with him if it came to it."
  • Williams penned the song with Paramore's bass player Joey Howard; Paramore guitarist Taylor York produced the track.
  • The quirky, DIY-style lyric video shows Williams getting up to wacky adventures with Brian O'Connor and Joey Howard.

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