If fans were scouring social media last week, chances are they’ve skimmed over Laine Hardy. The american idol The winner is almost unrecognizable as he returns to Instagram after a three-month hiatus, sharing a new song he wrote called ‘Party I Can Play’.
Hardy strums his guitar in a black cap and purple shirt. His hair is shoulder length and he has grown a full beard. It’s a far cry from the clean, baby-faced look he sported in the season 17 finale of Idol.
“Writing new songs… let me know what you think of ‘Party I Can Play,'” he wrote in the caption.
“A hole by the roses the bird dogs dug / Little brother chasing lightning bugs / Hand crank ice cream daddy made / Guess you never know the good times while you got them / But they got you really miss when they slip away / I knew then but somehow I forgot / All I need is a mic where I can set / And a party I can play” he sings in the unreleased song.
Fans showed their support in the comments, with many admitting they missed hearing his voice.
“Glad you’re back! We missed you! Missed hearing your voice,” wrote one fan, with another remarking, “Good to see you @thelainehardy, we all missed you and you’ve grown!”
Another defended his new look, saying, “Can everyone stop hating their beard? If you don’t like it, that’s okay, but don’t comment unless it’s not be positive.”
Hardy’s last Instagram post before that was on April 21, shortly before he surrendered to the Louisiana State Police on April 29. A warrant has been issued for his arrest after he allegedly planted a listening device in a student’s dormitory at LSU. . According to authorities, the device recorded audio from November 2021 to February 2022.
“Earlier today, I received a warrant due to allegations against me and have fully cooperated with the Louisiana State University Police Department,” Hardy wrote on social media. at the time. “I understand that my career has propelled me into the public spotlight, and I wholeheartedly embrace that because my whole world belongs to my music and my fans.”
Hardy was released the same day.
If convicted of interception and disclosure of wired, electronic or oral communications, the Idol standout could face a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Since his victory american idolHardy released his first full album, Here’s to everyone, with his single “Memorize You”. He has a few performances scheduled – one in August and one in September.
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