ethanpricington

PO NOW (Vinyl Soon?) : PARAMORE - After Laughter (May 12th)

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54 minutes ago, ethanpricington said:

Wait is over on new Paramore album announcement/details:

 

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After Laughter out May 12th digitally and CD. Pre-order here: http://store.paramore.net/pre-order.html

Nothing yet about vinyl/deluxe version/exclusive buncles/etc.

 

Also here's video for new single Hard Times: 

 

 

I'm kind of disappointed with the direction they're taking.

Very Maroon 5-esque of them.

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19 minutes ago, JorgeRodriguez689 said:

I'm kind of disappointed with the direction they're taking.

Very Maroon 5-esque of them.

I'm a little worried as well based on this. Not that it's terrible, but just somewhat worried. 

 

That said, if their last album is indicative at all of this one, there should be quite a variety of sound/styles mixed throughout the tracks. Even s/t had upbeat poppy/pop-rock tunes (ex. Fast In My Car, Still Into You) along with some acoustic numbers (see all the Interludes) as well as typical Paramore burners (Now, Proof, Part II) Not to mention a great closer in Future. 

 

So I'm still holding out hope

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I'm into it.

 

it's funny, it took me a long time to get into the s/t. I think I listened to it 5-6 times right when it came out and wasn't feeling it. About a month later I went back and it really clicked with me. I really appreciated that the direction was a little different. If every album sounded like AWKIF or Riot, it would stop being interesting. (imo)

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I love this. I have a feeling that they'll still bring a lot more musicality to this album than the single would suggest (its probably just the big radio song), but I think this will definitely be a much more focused beast than S/T was. 

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