Happy 12.23.95 day to all who celebrate!
The weekly Paramore roundup 12/23
A weekly roundup to catch you up on funny/fun/important shit that Paramore and their fans have been up to.
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Happy holidays! There are several holidays that happen right around this time of year, none of which are nearly as important as December 23, titular date of “12.23.95,” one of the saddest and best and most beautiful songs from Jimmy Eat World’s album Clarity. Christmas is sad—Paramore’s favorite band Jimmy Eat World said so!
Taylor York—Paramore guitarist, savior of the band, and boyfriend of Hayley Williams—turned 33 last week! Hayley posted this cute pic of them that made me scream.
Idk what this was all about but it felt worthy of a mention here:
Steve Lacy (cool musician) cited Paramore as an influence!
Apparently the 17th (in addition to being Taylor’s birthday) is also the anniversary of Hayley’s move from her original hometown in Mississippi, to Franklin, TN. (I promise I saw this on Twitter and didn’t just know that off the top of my head.)
To end today’s roundup, here’s a funny lil audio clip of the 2009 Paramore lineup singing Christmas songs together. Josh and Zac Farro left the band RIGHT after this was recorded -
Thanks for reading! I wish you all exactly the right amount of Holiday Melancholy, and whatever soundtrack suits it best.
I took the whole next week off of work to write (!!!) so you’ll be hearing from me again soon. Keep a weather eye on the digital horizon of your inbox!
Katie from Paramore*
*Hayley had/has “Hayley from Paramore” as her name on social media so a lot of fan accounts (I guess now including me) do it too
How many days til This Is Why comes out? I’m glad you asked:
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