Paramore Release New Single ‘Told You So’

Love it or hate it, Paramore are now embracing a quirky pop style for their fifth  LP, After Laughter. The band have released their second single, “Told You so,”  and accompanying music video.

The band’s fifth LP marks the return of founding drummer Zac Farro, who wrote and directed the video for “Told You So.” With help from Aaron Joseph, he based it on the band’s car rides after recording sessions in L.A.

In an interview with FADER, singer Hayley Williams,  said they used Zac’s actual car for filming, and shot the rest at guitarist Taylor York’s house with a bunch of friends. “There’s darkness and suspense and then there’s a sense of unity in the full band shots in the car,” she said, “where we all wear red and dance together to the music.”

After Laughter will be  available May 12th on Fueled By Ramen.

Single Review: Bury it by CHVRCHES ft. Hayley Williams

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Last year, during a tour stop in Nasville, CHVRCHES surprised the audience and brought Paramore’s Hayley Williams onstage to help them sing Every Open Eye track “ Bury It. ”

Now the synthpop band has released a recorded studio remix of the track featuring the popular Paramore singer.

Although, I personally adore both CHVRCHES and Hayley William, this single definetly misses the mark.The single is definetly over-produced to make Williams voice sound as soft as CHVRCHES’ singer Lauren Mayberry.

Unfortunately both singers have entirely different vocal ranges that do not mesh together. Williams has more of a deeper raspy voice. Whereas Mayberry has a delicate and sweeter voice. It would have been interesting to let Williams different sound shine. Instead her voice sounds very forced.

Paramore Announces Bassist Jeremy is Leaving the Band

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Paramore are now down to two members. The band announced via Facebook that Bassist Jeremy Davis has left the band.

Davis has been a member of the band since 2005 and has been on all four of the studio albums. The band confirmed they will continue as a duo with lead singer Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.

This is not the first time Paramore loses band members. Brothers Josh and Zac Farro departed in 2010.

Paramore’s first live appearance without Davis will take place on their PARAHOY cruise in March 2016.
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