Only Hailey Kioko He wants to continue. On Wednesday, and The singer released “Greenlight,” her first single since dropping her album panorama.
The song’s lyrics—co-written with Jesse St. John—detail Kyoko’s choice to go after what she wants and not let anyone stop her from it. The song debuted while it was a hit panorama a trip.
“I’ve spent a lot of time and energy trying to prove myself important to people, but I’ve realized that if there’s a situation in life that’s preventing you from moving forward or making you feel trapped, it’s okay to shift in a new direction,” Kiyoko said. “Once I embraced this mindset, many new doors opened.”
“Green Light is about making an active decision to put your energy into things that work,” she added. “Of course there will be roadblocks along the way, but we become our best selves when we surround ourselves with people who challenge us in a healthy way, encourage us to keep digging deeper and support our holistic journey.” ”
Kiyoko has been promoting the single for the past few days, but teased that it was released on Friday instead of Wednesday. “When you find out you gave your fans the wrong date for your new song,” Kiyoko commented on TikTok silly.
Kiyoko is set to perform “Greenlight” at iHeartMedia’s Can’t Cancel Pride 2023 event later this year. The next few weeks will witness important moments for Kyoko, who is preparing to release her first novel, Girls like girlsbased on her beloved song, on May 30.
The lesbian singer has spoken out Rolling Stone last summer about releasing her LP panorama‘, which includes songs like ‘Luna’, ‘Deep in the Woods’ and ‘Well’, and how the project felt like a ‘more refined version of myself’.
“I felt like I was catching my true self [on my debut album],” I told Rolling Stone earlier this summer. “I feel like it happens a lot with LGBT people. Once you’re out, it’s like catching up on time. I was like, ‘Oh my God, I can share who I love! I want to tell this story! I want to tell that story.'”