"Let It Be" is a promotional single and the thirteenth and final track off Hayley Kiyoko's debut album, Expectations. It was released as a promotional single on March 16, 2018 through Atlantic and Empire.
The song was first announced on March 15, 2018 as part of "#CountdownToExpectations" held on Kiyoko's social media profiles. Kiyoko also revealed that she would be dropping the song the next day because she "felt like it".
The single was released two weeks prior to the album's actual release as the album's only promotional single so far. The song is about the struggle of bringing a relationship to a necessary breakup and the heart-wrenching decision behind that.
In an Instagram post Kiyoko said the following:
- "Sometimes good things come to an end and you don’t know why or how it happened. But there was a reason for that chapter in your life. You grew and learned to love. It’s hard to follow your heart and listen to your gut when you know things just won’t work out.
LET IT BE. is about accepting the bravery to move on, and start a new beginning, even if it’s hard. I love this song and I hope you connect with it too."
- - Hayley Kiyoko about the song in an Instagram post
|March 30, 2018 • 48:37 • Atlantic • Empire|
|Released||Curious • Expectations (Overture) • Feelings • He'll Never Love You (HNLY) • Let It Be • Mercy/Gatekeeper • Molecules • Palm Dreams • Sleepover • Under the Blue/Take Me In • Wanna Be Missed • What I Need • xx|
|Unreleased||Blame Joy • Curious (Acoustic)|
|Hayley Kiyoko • Kehlani|