paramore - after laughter - recording and anticipation

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we need a new thread for this.

how's life, Friday, 15 July 2016 18:33 (nine months ago) Permalink

any dates for this?

Spottie, Friday, 15 July 2016 18:37 (nine months ago) Permalink

it's expected to come out early next year

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Friday, 15 July 2016 18:38 (nine months ago) Permalink

justin mendal-jonsen is producing again. zac farro on drums

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Friday, 15 July 2016 18:40 (nine months ago) Permalink

❤️❤️❤️

calstars, Friday, 15 July 2016 18:40 (nine months ago) Permalink

meldal-johnsen* lol

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Friday, 15 July 2016 18:41 (nine months ago) Permalink

:D

le Histoire du Edgy Miley (difficult listening hour), Friday, 15 July 2016 18:43 (nine months ago) Permalink

bummed about farro tbh, rubin on drums was so A++

qualx, Saturday, 16 July 2016 09:16 (nine months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BKZMPmqAQc1/

(done with recording in Nashville)

how's life, Friday, 16 September 2016 17:55 (seven months ago) Permalink

Hope those are the only instruments they used.

Ned Raggett, Friday, 16 September 2016 17:55 (seven months ago) Permalink

Hayley Williams on Vox and Electric Nipper

a full playlist of presidential sex jams (C. Grisso/McCain), Friday, 16 September 2016 17:58 (seven months ago) Permalink

Well, I can't identify every instrument in this pile, but at the very least those must have been some well-amplified congos.

how's life, Friday, 16 September 2016 18:00 (seven months ago) Permalink

those are all just big hat boxes imo

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Friday, 16 September 2016 18:12 (seven months ago) Permalink

question for paramore expert: what i can expect of this album based purely off the hair colour

r|t|c, Friday, 16 September 2016 23:23 (seven months ago) Permalink

She was blonde for parts of the "Brand New Eyes" era, so..

abcfsk, Saturday, 17 September 2016 14:48 (seven months ago) Permalink

https://twitter.com/yelyahwilliams/status/774056755370131457

hayley from ParamoreVerified account
‏@yelyahwilliams
@katieee03 this is just my "off time" hair lol... Keeping a blank slate for now!

how's life, Saturday, 17 September 2016 15:46 (seven months ago) Permalink

Can't believe I actually went and looked into that tbh. I'm sure she'll come up with something interesting when it comes time to actually promote the album.

how's life, Saturday, 17 September 2016 15:48 (seven months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

https://twitter.com/paramore/status/801463457451278336

Finished with the L.A. portions of the album?

how's life, Wednesday, 23 November 2016 23:49 (five months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

https://twitter.com/yelyahwilliams/status/824692432604397569

@jeffgliponeo

are you guys 90% done with 5more? say something.

@yelyahwilliams

91%

how's life, Friday, 27 January 2017 12:52 (three months ago) Permalink

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Friday, 27 January 2017 14:55 (three months ago) Permalink

Is this going to be insanely ott/ambitious

Check the BNM Pitchfork track review, it says Weezer too (imago), Friday, 27 January 2017 15:04 (three months ago) Permalink

Coz they can't pull out of the trajectory now

Check the BNM Pitchfork track review, it says Weezer too (imago), Friday, 27 January 2017 15:05 (three months ago) Permalink

zac farro officially back in the band

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 20:37 (two months ago) Permalink

that seems like a big deal

Spottie, Thursday, 2 February 2017 20:44 (two months ago) Permalink

i guess ilan rubin might be a better drummer technically than farro but farro's work has a pretty specific personality that i missed on the s/t initially. his fills on "ignorance" are wild imo

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 20:47 (two months ago) Permalink

also idk what happened but his playing generally leveled-up on brand new eyes in every way imo, all of those drum tracks are furious

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 20:53 (two months ago) Permalink

Drumming on "ignorance" is insane good.

Tim F, Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:32 (two months ago) Permalink

yeah, his drumming helps make that record, along with that big overblown production that for some reason I hated on every other '00s rock record except that one

Evan R, Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:36 (two months ago) Permalink

They realized a two person band would look a little underwhelming on the cover.

abcfsk, Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:44 (two months ago) Permalink

lol

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:45 (two months ago) Permalink

aren't they a couple though, that opens up absurdly cutesy/nauseating/lovely possibilities

I Am In Atlanta And Thug Is Young (imago), Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:45 (two months ago) Permalink

?

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:47 (two months ago) Permalink

The two dudes are so cute.

The burrito of ennui (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:49 (two months ago) Permalink

hayley is married to chad gilbert from new found glory. she dated josh farro back in the day and the breakup went horribly and that's what brand new eyes is about and it's why the farro brothers left the band

xpost

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:49 (two months ago) Permalink

:/

I Am In Atlanta And Thug Is Young (imago), Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:49 (two months ago) Permalink

I don't think they'd cover up the end of a romantic relationship by saying really mean things about how Hayley ran and controlled the band (and also how unchristian she was) so I doubt that's why they left the band.

abcfsk, Thursday, 2 February 2017 21:58 (two months ago) Permalink

I don't think they'd cover up the end of a romantic relationship by saying really mean things about how Hayley ran and controlled the band (and also how unchristian she was)

oh yeah i'm realllly abbreviating history there but idk i think a huge reason they left is that literally every lyric on brand new eyes is kinda like "fuck u josh"

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:00 (two months ago) Permalink

also from what i remember about it at the time the farro bros "we're leaving the band" letter was super like... terrible bad faith shit

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:02 (two months ago) Permalink

tbh maybe my idea of why they left was baseless speculation at the time and i've just carried that in my head for so long that i thought it was true so nm

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:03 (two months ago) Permalink

I didn't follow the personal drama b/c I'm too old and indifferent but the fact they made their best album without those dudes has gotta burn a little. Paramore was good precisely because it was the kind of record they probably couldn't have made with two devout Warped Tour loyalists in the band

Evan R, Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:08 (two months ago) Permalink

Reminds me--on a much, much larger scale--of what happened with Q and Not U back in the day. They were a good band, then they dumped their bassist and made a big show of how they'd dumped their bassist and it really seemed to energize them and open the door to all sorts of new possibilities. This was like that but on more of a Fleetwood Mac scale

Evan R, Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:10 (two months ago) Permalink

xp I think the lyrics point to that intimate conflict and also more generally about the tension in the band, sometimes specifically so ("I can't believe we almost hung it up", and then some of them did, but the album pretends they can move on as long as the last jabs are hers (re 'fuck u josh' and maybe 'fuck you zac and, jeremy, and i'm not so great either (but taylor seems like he's always been the nice guy))

Echoing the love for Farro's BNE drums and hope there's some aggression on the new album to make use of them

abcfsk, Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:11 (two months ago) Permalink

xp I think the lyrics point to that intimate conflict and also more generally about the tension in the band, sometimes specifically so ("I can't believe we almost hung it up", and then some of them did, but the album pretends they can move on as long as the last jabs are hers (re 'fuck u josh' and maybe 'fuck you zac and, jeremy, and i'm not so great either (but taylor seems like he's always been the nice guy))

yeah this is a more accurate portrait of what's going on in that record

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:14 (two months ago) Permalink

The way she prods at and questions her faith in the band and Faith in general on BNE in a really aggressive way, like some hurt T Rex, over these machine gun drums and pop punk emo makes it one of my favorite _pop_ albums in general, so full of drama.

abcfsk, Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:15 (two months ago) Permalink

Yeah it's funny how the ostensibly very positive lyrics on "Looking Up" - at least when appearing on the same album as "Ignorance" and "Playing God" and "Feeling Sorry" - can come off as really patronising and dismissive.

Tim F, Thursday, 2 February 2017 22:16 (two months ago) Permalink

i don't think i realized before how indebted "turn it off" is to jimmy eat world's "work"

who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Thursday, 2 February 2017 23:27 (two months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Music video shoot:

New half-hour Hayley Williams interview:

how's life, Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:32 (one month ago) Permalink

aaron weiss from mewithoutyou is on this record

the raindrops and drop tops of lived, earned experience (BradNelson), Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:29 (one month ago) Permalink

xp: Just got done listening to that interview. No new album news in it.

how's life, Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:41 (one month ago) Permalink

paramore, the vintage contemporaries edition

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:24 (one week ago) Permalink

It seems like they made this song in a shameless effort to get me to like them. I'd say it only kinda worked, but I don't hate it.

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:24 (one week ago) Permalink

Oh shit! Yes!

how's life, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:32 (one week ago) Permalink

wow they really went for it with that video

some nice sounds but it's a bit weak compared to the perfect synth emo rush of the singles on the s/t?

ufo, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:52 (one week ago) Permalink

first single from the s/t was "now" so i'd say it was less than perfect

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:53 (one week ago) Permalink

i was at first weirded out by the amount of empty space in it but now i've listened to it 500000 times so i no longer have perspective

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:57 (one week ago) Permalink

V much into this

abcfsk, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 13:05 (one week ago) Permalink

This slams.

how's life, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 13:09 (one week ago) Permalink

thinking about this as it relates to "now," where a band that slipped into being a new wave emo trio wanted to reconnect to their past and write an older, rockier paramore song and the final construction is a really awkward frankenstein's monster, whereas this seems to push what they were doing on "ain't it fun" into a space where there are even fewer obvious referents to rock and emo

also taylor york really loves writing those spiky, fractional guitar riffs that would be marginalia or embellishment in other bands songs and centering them

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 13:22 (one week ago) Permalink

been hearing a lot of songs with either lackluster or missing bridges lately so i'd like to give it up for the bridge in this song, especially the weird synth/strings(?) tremble

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 13:23 (one week ago) Permalink

(i can't really say much but) from what i've heard they're really going for it with this album

J0rdan S., Wednesday, 19 April 2017 13:37 (one week ago) Permalink

First thoughts listening to the song:

1. This is wonderful
2. I don't want to hear a whole album of this

It lays it on quite thick. And guessing from the album cover it's not a one-off :/

Evan R, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:19 (one week ago) Permalink

first single from the s/t was "now" so i'd say it was less than perfect

"Now" ruled, and it was kind of a perfect lead single to the extent that there really was no one, completely representative song from that album, so you might as well just toss something quick and striking out there. ("Ain't It Fun" was the album's takeaway single, but it wouldn't have been as big of a hit if it had been released first; it needed time).

Anyway, so I'd been hoping "Hard Times" would be like "Now," a one-off stylistic tangent on another album filled with them. But that cover screams "nah we're all in on this lol Duran Duran vibe."

Evan R, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:23 (one week ago) Permalink

"now" ruling is revisionist history, much as i've grown to like it ok contextually bc the album hanging around it rules

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:26 (one week ago) Permalink

feel like i'm more likely to hear "still into you" than "ain't it fun" in the wild in 2017 but this is based on anecdotal evidence

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:27 (one week ago) Permalink

In my experience, it's the reverse.

I'm hoping for a variety of styles on the album as well.

how's life, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:31 (one week ago) Permalink

also i hate to be like "read the tea leaves to determine the mood of the record" but that ascap leak upthread implies aaron weiss is on this record and i can't imagine him sing-talking over exposé's "point of no return"

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:31 (one week ago) Permalink

something about this new song is reminding me of foals at their poppiest (i.e. my number)

jay kay huysmans (NickB), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:32 (one week ago) Permalink

album cover is the long lost single art for amy grant's "hats" y/n

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:34 (one week ago) Permalink

Foals comparison otm, though Foals never quite pushed the sound into shtick territory the way this song (also video, album cover) does

Evan R, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:38 (one week ago) Permalink

foals never wrote a song this good let's all relax

J0rdan S., Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:42 (one week ago) Permalink

I was in love with "Now" at first exposure, because I kinda dug dance-punk back in the day, and the track pulled off the trick of improving on that style by adding some extra tension and mass, and putting a distinctive stamp on it with that very alterna-rock conclusion. Big song in a compact package, even if it was an odd singles choice.

I don't think this song improves on its inspirations in the same way, though it does personalize them in a similar way. Song seems strangely cynical in a way, like this is their attempt to "Uptown Funk" Dire Straits

Evan R, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:46 (one week ago) Permalink

If anything, I would say it's their attempt to "Get Lucky" the Talking Heads, but it's better than that imo.

how's life, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:48 (one week ago) Permalink

foals never wrote a song this good let's all relax

― J0rdan S., Wednesday, April 19, 2017 7:42 AM (fifteen minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

lmao otm

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:57 (one week ago) Permalink

paramore, the vintage contemporaries edition

― ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:24 AM

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 15:19 (one week ago) Permalink

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 15:34 (one week ago) Permalink

Taylor York, can you stop being so hot

thx

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 15:38 (one week ago) Permalink

I def doubt the whole album will sound same-y. Unless the band completely changed since s/t (I mean they have changed, Farro is back, even co-writing some tracks, but that certainly does not suggest everything sounding like this). Modern Paramore is very much a group that feels playful and eager to explore the border between pop and rock in all kinds of ways.

abcfsk, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 16:19 (one week ago) Permalink

find it very difficult to not play air synths during that vocoder/synth phrase at the end of "hard times"

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 16:46 (one week ago) Permalink

Modern Paramore is very much a group that feels playful and eager to explore the border between pop and rock in all kinds of ways.

Yeah they're doing this better than anyone else. I see rock as a little more of a commodity rn, since so few are doing it well, but their past gambits have paid off so I'll happily take a pop album

Evan R, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 17:12 (one week ago) Permalink

Looks like I made a mistake reading the YouTube comments on "Hard Times." I forget the ideal of purity their most fervent fans believe in.

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 19 April 2017 17:55 (one week ago) Permalink

I want these sunglasses.

how's life, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 18:10 (one week ago) Permalink

The only track of theirs I rep for is / ain't it fun / which is transcendent. However much I was ready to love this one, it seems to be missing some magic.

calstars, Wednesday, 19 April 2017 20:09 (one week ago) Permalink

im obsessed w/ this song

J0rdan S., Thursday, 20 April 2017 04:27 (one week ago) Permalink

Same. I heard it six times on the plane.

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 20 April 2017 07:02 (one week ago) Permalink

love this song

Carlotta's Portrait (Ross), Thursday, 20 April 2017 07:32 (one week ago) Permalink

yeah I came around on listen 4 or so

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Thursday, 20 April 2017 08:00 (one week ago) Permalink

last 45 seconds of this sounds like a robot version of shut up and let me go by the ting tings

jay kay huysmans (NickB), Thursday, 20 April 2017 09:02 (one week ago) Permalink

this was very instant for me and it reminds me of something off the last La Roux album

boxedjoy, Thursday, 20 April 2017 09:08 (one week ago) Permalink

Taylor York, can you stop being so hot

thx

― the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, April 19, 2017 11:38 AM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

His haircut reminds me of one of the NKOTB guys and he does some great mugging in the video.

how's life, Thursday, 20 April 2017 12:04 (one week ago) Permalink

Love this single. Am I the only one getting massive Alphabeat vibes from the song and video?

kitchen person, Thursday, 20 April 2017 13:47 (one week ago) Permalink

His haircut reminds me of one of the NKOTB guys and he does some great mugging in the video.

― how's life,

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 20 April 2017 13:48 (one week ago) Permalink

I'd been thinking Jordan, actually, but I had remembered his hair as being curlier than it actuallly was.

how's life, Thursday, 20 April 2017 13:58 (one week ago) Permalink

HARD
TIMES

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 20 April 2017 14:02 (one week ago) Permalink

XD

how's life, Thursday, 20 April 2017 14:11 (one week ago) Permalink

this is really good and yeah it sounds EXACTLY like Alphabeat's first album

oh, boy, .GIF! That's where I'm a Viking! (edwardo), Thursday, 20 April 2017 16:22 (one week ago) Permalink

Part one of an interview with Zane Lowe.

how's life, Thursday, 20 April 2017 18:43 (one week ago) Permalink

this maybe is an unfavorable comparison, but the track reminds of "You've Changed" by Sia (with Nick Valensi on guitars)

Carlotta's Portrait (Ross), Thursday, 20 April 2017 20:30 (one week ago) Permalink

For no reason whatsoever this song and video both remind me of

Lauren Schumer Donor (Phil D.), Friday, 21 April 2017 12:26 (one week ago) Permalink


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