Riff: Paramore – “Hate to See Your Heart Break”

Apr 9, 2013

Love happens all the time/To people who are kind/And heroes who are blind/Expecting perfect scripts to movie scenes

from Hate to See Your Heart Break lyrics by Paramore

Paramore’s nod to indie-rock’s obsession with 50’s/70’s production value and classical instrumentation pays off here, while still harnessing Williams’ ear for poptastic melody in a heartstring-tugger about watching someone’s “heart break;” [LISTEN].

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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