And now that I've started listening to it, I can't stop. It's addictive summery pop with just a bit of an edge of something more in its narrative ambitious, and I love the juxtaposition of so much yearning and complicated feelings against a bright backdrop of sunshine and palm trees. "Curious" is probably still my favorite track - it's practically impossible not to sing along - but there's not a song a dislike, and the rest of the album has been growing on me steadily. Kiyoko is both a former Disney star and one of the few young out lesbian pop stars, and she's clearly still finding her footing a bit, but I'm eager to see where she goes from here.
Expectations is on Spotify and Amazon and presumably wherever else you're listening to music these days. Here's "Curious:"