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Riff: Paramore – “Proof”

Apr 9, 2013

Driving faster than I ever did before/I won’t rest until I finally reach the shore/And then I’ll swim back to wherever you are

from Proof lyrics by Paramore

“Proof” fits the early American Idol vibe set on earlier album tracks, making it especially unnecessary after sound-alikes “Still Into You” and “Ain’t it Fun.” After also reusing some phrases like “driving fast in my car,” it’s clear Paramore didn’t need to be 17 tracks; [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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