See look, I’m down with the kidz, I’m listening to Paramore. People have been bleating on at me for ages to listen to them, but I haven’t quite been grabbed by them yet. Despite success on the UK album charts, they haven’t really had that big breakthrough single that’s brought them attention beyond people who are “into that sort of thing”.
I really like “Still into you” though, with presumably means that if any fans ask me what my favourite Paramore song is, their face will darken when I say this, I gather this isn’t what they normally sound like.
The band have been through some upheaval in the last year, with two of its founding members leaving in a messy split, but Paramore continued. Previous album “Brand New Eyes” was a big hit, crystallising the slow-burning fanbase that developed during the campaign for second album “Riot”. Continue reading