It’s been too damn long.
“You can run on the fumes of being a teenager for as long as you want, but eventually life hits you really hard,” Hayley Williams said last month, speaking after the long hiatus since Paramore’s last album in 2013.
“I didn’t even know if we were going to make another record. There was a moment when I didn’t even want it to happen. Then it was like, I want it to happen, but I don’t know how we’re going to do it.”
Finally, they released the official music video for their latest single “Hard Times” with their 80s-inspired with loud pastels in the background.
After Laughter comes out May 12 on Fueled By Ramen.