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PARAMORE ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘THIS IS WHY’ FOR FEBRUARY 10TH ON ATLANTIC RECORDS

Sold Out Tour Starts October 2nd

Paramore are back with their first new music since 2017. The beloved Nashville-based trio of Zac FarroHayley Williams & Taylor York have returned from their hiatus – and the global pandemic – with “This Is Why”, one of the best songs of their already impressive repertoire. In what’s widely recognized as one of the most exciting musical returns of the year, the band have also announced the release of their long awaited sixth studio album, This is Why, for February 10th 2023 on Atlantic Records. Recorded in Los Angeles, California with long-time collaborator Carlos de la Garza, the album features 10 new Paramore songs with cover art shot by Zachary Gray.

Entering back into a world – and cultural landscape – very different from the one they last participated in, Paramore have returned with a song about exactly that. “This Is Why” is a deliciously infectious Paramore ear-worm for the post-truth world. Of the song, Williams says, “This Is Why was the very last song we wrote for the album. To be honest, I was so tired of writing lyrics but Taylor convinced Zac and I both that we should work on this last idea. What came out of it was the title track for the whole album. It summarizes the plethora of ridiculous emotions, the rollercoaster of being alive in 2022, having survived even just the last 3 or 4 years. You’d think after a global pandemic of fucking biblical proportions and the impending doom of a dying planet, that humans would have found it deep within themselves to be kinder or more empathetic or something.”

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The video was directed by Turnstile’s Brendan Yates and filmed in Malibu, California last month. Speaking on the video and collaboration, Williams says, “It was so rad working with Brendan. I’ve known the Turnstile guys for a little while and was so psyched to have our worlds collide in this way. There’s a cool kinship between the way our bands do things… Hopefully we will get to play shows with them at some point”.

 

PARAMORE SHOW DATES

October 2, 2022 – Bakersfield, CA – Mechanics Bank Theater #  SOLD OUT

October 4, 2022 – Magna, UT – The Great SaltAir #  SOLD OUT

October 6, 2022 – Omaha, NE – Orpheum Theater Omaha # SOLD OUT

October 8, 2022 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Criterion # SOLD OUT

October 9, 2022 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits

October 11, 2022 – Chesterfield, MO – The Factory # SOLD OUT

October 14, 2022 – Bonner Springs, KS – Azura Amphitheater* & SOLD OUT

October 16, 2022 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits^

October 20, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern ~ SOLD OUT

October 22, 2022 – Las Vegas, NV – When We Were Young Festival^

October 23, 2022 – Las Vegas, NV – When We Were Young Festival^

October 27, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA – The Belasco  %  SOLD OUT

October 29, 2022 – Las Vegas, NV – When We Were Young Festival^

November 7, 2022 – Toronto, ON – HISTORY = SOLD OUT

November 9, 2022 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre = SOLD OUT

November 11, 2022 – Cincinnati, OH – The Andrew J Brady Music Center = SOLD OUT

November 13, 2022 – New York City, NY – The Beacon Theatre SOLD OUT

November 15, 2022 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle = SOLD OUT

November 16, 2022 – St. Augustine, FL – The St. Augustine Amphitheatre =SOLD OUT

November 19, 2022 – Mexico City, MX – Corona Capital Festival^

 

# with Claud

= with Ogi

& with Japanese Breakfast Young the Giant

~ with Faux Real

% with Elke

 

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