Over the past 6 years, our band has been through some of the most intense and incredible experiences of our lives. None of these things have been without trial. We’ve worked so hard to get to where we are and the fact that you are all still here with us says something about you that we will never be able to truly understand. You have stuck with us through thick and thin and we are so grateful. A couple of months ago, Josh and Zac let us know they would be leaving the band after our show in Orlando last Sunday. None of us were really shocked. For the last year it hasn’t seemed as if they wanted to be around anymore. We want Josh and Zac to do something that makes them happy and if that isn’t here with us, then we support them finding happiness elsewhere. But we never for a second thought about leaving any of this behind. We really hope that you can be encouraged by the fact that the three of us who are still here are ready to take on another chapter of our journey together. You have always been what keeps us going so why would we stop now? We want to stick by you. Knowing that we have a unified passion and a clear vision makes us feel stronger than ever.
The “blog” that was posted regarding everything that is going on with our band was a fake. We aren’t sure who did it or why… And we aren’t sure how they timed it this way. This is the first time that we have spoken out about what’s going on and we wouldn’t have released an official statement that important through a personal blog. So, we’re sorry for any confusion and just to remain clear, this is the first time we have spoken out about this.
We have some amazing things lined up for next year starting with our tour in South America. We are still coming to you and we are excited about who we are bringing with us! The tour is still on and we can’t wait to see you all.
As we look back, and now as we look with excitement to the future, in all of this what truly matters are the good times. The pictures of us with our arms around each other, the long van rides, your faces while you sing along as we play. Thank you for getting us right here to this very moment. We look forward to our best times. And we hope you will go there with us.
Paramore was down in Orlando this past weekend playing a radio show for Christmas, and they recorded this greeting for ParamoreFans. It’s like an early Christmas (or late Hanukkah) present for everyone!
If you follow us on Twitter or are a member of the PF Boards, then you’re well aware of one of our admins, Ross, and his journey across the UK to see six Paramore shows. A LOT of amazing things happened while Ross was following the band around, and he’s started posting about all of it on the boards.
For their new music video “Baby We Were Young,” Knoxville band The Dirty Guv’nahs asked their fans what they’d like to see them do… and then they did all of it. Among the fans who contributed ideas were Paramore’s own Hayley and Jeremy. Check out the video below to see what everybody else came up with!
Congratulations are in order for Paramore and Hayley on their nominations at the 2011 Grammy Awards!
Best Pop Performance By a Group or Duo with Vocals ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ (Regionals Version)’ — Glee cast
'The Only Exception' — Paramore ‘Babyfather’ — Sade ‘Hey, Soul Sister (Live)’ — Train
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
'Airplanes, Part II' — B.o.B., Eminem & Hayley Williams ‘Imagine’ — Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare ‘If it Wasn’t for Bad’ — Elton John & Leon Russell ‘Telephone’ — Lady Gaga & Beyoncé ‘California Gurls’ — Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg