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Riff: Paramore – “Last Hope”

Apr 9, 2013

And the salt in my wounds isn’t burning any more than it used to/It’s not that I don’t feel the pain/It’s just I’m not afraid of hurting anymore

from Last Hope lyrics by Paramore

Hayley Williams confronts harsh, “cold reality” with a sense of acceptance, promising to not “push it.” It may be a more mature sentiment than “I stole your man, bitch,” but the new, “adult” Paramore struggles to find their own sound, as these anthemic gang vocals remind of fun.; [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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