Hayley wrote a new post on her blog on Tumblr about being a feminist and about Paramore’s song ‘Misery Business’. You can read her post below. She also mentioned that she will be posting about Writing The Future and the self-titled era soon.
i read a couple comments today about how i can’t be feminist or whether or not i’m a “good” feminist. to speak specifically to one of those comments, i’ll say this: Misery Business is not a set of lyrics that I relate to as a 26 year old woman. i haven’t related to it in a very long time. those words were written when i was 17… admittedly, from a very narrow-minded perspective. it wasn’t really meant to be this big philosophical statement about anything. it was quite literally a page in my diary about a singular moment i experienced as a high schooler.
…and that’s the funny part about growing up in a band with any degree of success. people still have my diary. the past and the present. all the good AND bad and embarrassing of it!
but i’m not ashamed. one thing i’m more thankful for than just about anything is all that my experiences – including my mistakes – have shaped me and made me someone i’m happier to be. in songs and in life. it’s always a little nerve-wracking to bring you guys along for the ride but when i step back and think about it… it’s kind of a huge honor that anyone cares in the first place.
in conclusion. i’m a 26 years old person. and yes, a proud feminist. just maybe not a perfect one?
thanks for reading this.
(ps, i’m coming back for a blog about the Self-Titled era and Writing The Future… soon)
Jeremy and his friends took part in the Great Strides Walk For Cystic Fibrosis yesterday at Griffith Park in
Los Angeles, CA. They posted photos and videos from the event, you can see all the new photos in our gallery and watch two new videos below.
Great Strides is Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s fundraising event to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research and drug development. Go here to read more about the foundation and the walks.
#greatstrides @shadyiv A video posted by Jeremy Davis (@jerm_beats) on
Paramore Venezuela interviewed Paramore in Dallas, TX on May 19th. They talked about the Writing The Future, Jeremy’s daughter, Hayley’s Kiss Off video series, Parahoy, Game of Thrones and more, you can watch the interview below. Few photos from the interview available in our gallery.
Paramore played the last show of ‘Writing The Future’ in Portland, OR at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall last Monday. We have updated new photos from the show, go to our gallery to see them all.
This show was sold out and three fans got on stage during ‘Misery Business’. Copeland also joined the band on stage during ‘One Of Those Crazy Girlz’, you can watch a video of that here.
Paramore performed in San Diego, CA at the SDSU Open Air Theatre on May 22nd and in Los Angeles, CA at the Dolby Theatre on May 23rd. We have updated new photos from both shows and also photos with fans and friends backstage at the Los Angeles show. You can see all the photos in our gallery.
Paramore also had a special guest, Joy Williams performing ‘Hate To See Your Heart Break’ with them in Los Angeles, you can watch a video of the performance here. The band plays the last show of ‘Writing The Future’ tonight in Portland, OR at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.