Following the discharge of her sophomore album, Panorama, pop singer-songwriter Hayley Kiyoko is making a return to tv.
Kiyoko is a particular multi-hyphenate — she’s an introspective songwriter, energetic performer, and has roots within the appearing world. Her new onscreen credit score arrives within the type of an look as herself in new Apple TV+ sequence Life By Ella, which tells the story of Ella, a younger lady returning to high school following a battle with most cancers.
The present premiered on Apple TV+ globally on September 2nd — September is Childhood Most cancers Consciousness Month, and the sequence goals to discover this often-heavy subject by means of an accessible lens for households and viewers of all ages. “The present has such an empowering storyline,” Kiyoko confirms.
Kiyoko’s look provides one thing new for the artist as properly — it’s the primary time she’ll be enjoying herself. “I’ve by no means performed ‘myself’ in a present earlier than, however, studying the script, I used to be so touched and honored to be considered for this second in Ella’s journey,” Kiyoko tells Consequence. “As an artist, you hope your artwork will assist ignite hope and it was actually particular to have my music crossover on this approach.”
Kiyoko has been busy currently. She’s celebrating the discharge of Panorama by sharing it with audiences at the moment out on tour with Lauv, the place they’re set to play reveals by means of the top of September. For her look on Life By Ella, she reached again to her 2018 EP, Citrine, to seek out the proper observe to match the storyline.
“I had a blast on set, particularly performing ‘Gravel To Tempo,’ which is a track about resilience and with the ability to present up for your self,” she shares. “It stays one among my favourite songs to this present day. Spending time with the solid was a lot enjoyable; Lily Brooks is so candy and such a proficient younger actress!”
Try the unique have a look at Kiyoko’s look on Life By Ella beneath.