Paramore Preview New LP with 'Now'

Song is first single from alt-rockers' upcoming self-titled album

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Alt-rock titans Paramore have released "Now," the first single from their long-awaited self-titled record, which is due April 9th. With a sparse guitar-driven intro that finds frontwoman Hayley Williams throwing her voice into Karen O territory, "Now" quickly settles into a distinct Paramore groove, hitting a triumphant chorus with massive guitars – and even a few horns – swelling around Williams' vocals as she belts, "If there's a future we want it!"

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When Paramore announced their fourth LP last year, they said "Now" "feels like the perfect way to start this new journey we are embarking on not only as a band but as a movement. To show people that you can lose battles but come back and win full on wars. You can make something out of even less than nothing."

Produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Paramore marks not only the band's return, but also their first record as a trio since the 2010 departure of Josh and Zac Farro, the band's co-founding guitarist and drummer.

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