Album Review: Paramore – After Laughter

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After Laughter finds Paramore, like Carly Rae Jepsen and M83 before them, delving into the pantheon of ’80s pop and declaring, “There’s gold in them hills.” Awash in primary colors, After Laughter sheds the harder edge of its predecessor, Paramore, which accented its pop bona fides with chugging guitars and a distinctly rockist energy. Paramore, now five LPs and numerous …

Paramore expand 2017 North American tour schedule

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At their tour kickoff in Nashville last week, Paramore surprised fans with a cover of The Strokes’ “Someday”. Well, it looks like there will be even more chances for unexpected treats later this fall, as the pop punk outfit have expanded their schedule in support of their latest LP, After Laughter. The new dates are set for September and October, beginning …

Blondie perform their new song “Long Time” on Fallon — watch

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Blondie stopped by The Tonight Show on Tuesday for their first late-night TV performance behind Pollinator, their star-studded new LP. Guided by the always magnetic Debbie Harry, the punk/new wave veterans danced the evening away to album cut “Long Time”. The song was co-written by Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes. Catch the replay up above. (Read: The 50 Albums That Shaped …

Paramore share new song “Told You So” — listen

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Despite the Grammy-worthy success of “Ain’t It Fun”, Paramore believed their self-titled album would be their last. “You can run on the fumes of being a teenager for as long as you want, but eventually life hits you really hard,” singer Hayley Williams recently told the New York Times, referencing the band’s lineup drama of the past. “I didn’t even know if we …