Funk is here!
Paramore have just dropped their second single “Told You So” following “Hard Times” from new album “After Laughter” 2017.
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Song lyrics: Paramore – Told You So
For all I know
The best is over and the worst is yet to come
Is it enough?
To keep on hoping when the rest have given up?
And they go
“I hate to say I told you so”
But they love to
Say they told me so
Say they say they told me
I know you like
When I admit that I was wrong and you were right
At least I try
To keep my cool when I am thrown into a fire
Throw me into the fire
Throw me in, pull me out again
The song and the new direction is great. People that hate or dislike an artist just because it’s not the same as their early work, whatever.
The video is directed by Zac Farro and Aaron Joseph, he based it on the band’s car rides after recording sessions in L.A.
“Zac noticed that my anxiety and overall state was just a lot more peaceful on those drives,” lead singer Hayley Williams told The FADER, “and mentioned to me that it made him happy to see me rest for a moment. It means a lot that they conceptualized a video around a passing moment we had as friends.”
She 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.”
“‘Told You So’ is such a visual song to me,” Zac said. “The rhythms and lyrics caught my attention from day one. So I knew the music video needed to be equally as striking and rhythmic.”
Taking chances and writing from the soul. You may like it or not but it is what an artist is experiencing at that time in their life to make what they put out for you. Not everyone stays trapped in a bubble, in a typical style or sound through their careers.
A true artist isn’t afraid to step on anyone’s toes and try something different. If you as a person are trapped in a box. Then how the hell are you ever going to grow and experience new things? Great job Haley & gang. Keep doing your thing and not be afraid to be different.