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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Brand New Eyes, Paramore - Reviews



Brand New Eyes, Paramore

Reviews of Brand New Eyes, Paramore

Reviewed by joshua - Five Stars

great one twilight forever


Reviewed by Leogirl - Perfect! Only one song I didn't like.

I like all of the songs on this album. Well, almost all. The only exception just happens to be: The Only Exception. Some of the songs took longer for me to enjoy and want to listen to (Misguided Ghosts), but this album ended up better than Riot!, which I am going to buy the rest of today.


Reviewed by T. - Awesome deal

Great price and fast shipping. None of the songs skipped and the CD case was not broken


Reviewed by Chevy - Sing it!

This is one of my favorite albums of theirs; I think there is only 1 song I skip every now and then. When I need something to listen to and sing in the car, this is one of my top choice.


Reviewed by Y H - Paramore keeps getting better

Paramore keeps getting better with each album. Their third album, Brand New Eyes, is simply amazing. Hayley's vocals are top notch and she really puts them on display here. The album is a good mix of hard rocking anthems sprinkled with a couple softer ballads. Favorite song so far is Brick By Boring Brick but there isn't a single song on here that I don't love.


Reviewed by Foonman - Very satisfied.

Christmas gift for a Paramore fan. Well received as he did not have this album but he likes their music. Very satisfied.


Reviewed by Faith Black - Love it

Can't get enough of this CD. So much better than their latest.


Reviewed by IGLASS - Five Stars

As described.


Reviewed by Grace Hayek - Brand New Eyes

I hardly ever write reviews but I felt like I had to for this album because I see some people trashing it. I've been a Paramore fan since "All We Know Is Falling" and I can honestly say that Paramore has come far. If you loved "All We Know Is Falling" and "Riot!", then you will love "Brand New Eyes". It's probably not what Paramore fans would expect. But don't worry that's not a bad thing. "Brand New Eyes" is more adult. Lyrically it's more mature and the music has got more of a darker edge to it. The first single "Ignorance" speaks for the entire record. Some people think it's a step down from their first 2 albums but I highly disagree. All in all it's a beautifully written record. It's hard to pick a favorite song from this album but right now "The Only Exception" is my favorite. Any true hardcore Paramore fan will love it just as much as the last 2 Paramore records.


Reviewed by Nicole R Kelly - Five Stars

Arrived on time, exactly as expected! Thank you!


Reviewed by MistyBlue - Excellent!

Excellent album, great music.


Reviewed by JacquelynAndrade - Go on. Buy it already!

Great album and probably one of mah favs! Package came in great condition! If ur a paramore fan like I am....u would buy it as soon as possible!


Reviewed by Elizabeth Heverly - Favorite Alum Every(:(:(:

This my favorite album every I love every song from it Paramore will always be one of my favorite bands in the whole wide world and even when I`m dead I love Hayley, Taylor, and Jeremy


Reviewed by Luke Young - love

I have been listening to these songs every night, love them


Reviewed by Rosella Jane - Love it!

This band is awesome and this cd is one of my favorites of theirs. I love every song and listen to it over and over again. If you like girl bands, pick this one up.


Reviewed by Sarah D. Burpo - Para-gives-more

Don't listen to the negative reviews...whether you're a new listener or a Parawhore you'll enjoy this cd. Hayley as well as the boys have done it again..except this time with a more mature twist. The lyrics are awesome as always...and the beats are fun and upbeat. Why wouldn't you download it??!


Reviewed by sandi - good

my daughter loves paramour and she loves this cd. I like some of their other songs and I didn't like this one as much as some of their other cds.


Reviewed by Pearl Mayer - Five Stars

Great album


Reviewed by H.Rivera - Five Stars

Buy it if you like Paramore


Reviewed by Curtis Greenwalt - AWESOME ALBUM.

Every single song on the album is great. One of Paramore's greatest efforts.


Reviewed by Lusara - Great music

I discovered Paramore a few months ago and this album is awesome. My son loves it as well - they are one of the few groups we both like.


Reviewed by Amazon Customer - Fantastic

Fantastic


Reviewed by Sasown Nash - PARAMORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I love Paramore every song on this album is fantastic. I can't even name my favorite track because it is all so awesome.


Reviewed by Kevin Freels - Paramore is headed for greatness

Being almost 40 years old, I'm not easy to impress. But this band has pulled it off now three albums in a row. This is a band where each member contributes in a major way and together they achieve an amazing synergy.


Reviewed by Leah Moison - Five Stars

Two down two more to go....


Reviewed by Rachel M Turbessi - Five Stars

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Reviewed by James G. Howard - Five Stars

nice


Reviewed by D Skinner - Paramore- Brand New Eyes

What do I really have to say... it's Paramore


Reviewed by Marc S. Mcclain - Five Stars

Good album


Reviewed by Kindle Customer - Sublime!

I have always liked Paramore, but this album definitely shows their softer side. I like this album so much that I use The Only Exception as my alarm sound.


Reviewed by Matthew - Best Paramore release

Arrived safely and on time. Love the quality of the product, and looking forward to years of enjoyment. Love it!


Reviewed by Amias - Great quality!

The disc came in great condition, and the sound quality was wonderful. Not a single scratch on it! It runs wonderfully in my car's CD player.


Reviewed by Leonardo Martinez - Five Stars

excellent item


Reviewed by Nichole G - Great CD!

If you are a fan of Paramore this is another great album. I love it.


Reviewed by Zoe - Love it!!!

I recently discovered Paramore and the perfection that is Hayley Williams. The music is just amazing. I definitely recommend it!


Reviewed by Aleksandar Tesic - Amazing

Brand New Eyes is my favorite Paramore album, so glad I have a physical copy now! The condition was great, no issues. Smelled great too (still does) :)


Reviewed by jelcano - Has been my favorite album for years

Every single song on here is great! This has been my favorite album for years now. Enjoyed it in my 20's and now I'm still rocking it in my 30's!


Reviewed by jenny - Great Album!

I love this album. Paramore is one of my favorite bands. Hope to see them in the future!!! I definitely recommend this album to those who love Paramore.


Reviewed by Charmaine B. Donato - Parmaore

These guys may be young, but they certainly have a lot of talent. I really enjoy their sound and music.


Reviewed by Joshua H. - Great Album!

Paramore was a great band until they lost the musicians who wrote their music! This was the last album I bought from them and I loved it!


Reviewed by francisco coello - Five Stars

exelente


Reviewed by Beverly - :-)

Love it!
I would not have bought it if I didn't love it.
I will definitely buy more from this artist.


Reviewed by Anne M Knudson - Five Stars

LOVE IT!!!


Reviewed by Wilbeaux - PARAMORE

Best Paramore album!


Reviewed by S. Perry - good music

i love paramore. they have a great band, great lead singer, and play clean music that is fun to listen to, as well as watch live, or on tv. i would suggest it to anyone who likes pop/rock music, my boyfriend even likes it!


Reviewed by Jamazon - Five Stars

Amazing :)


Reviewed by mcook - Five Stars

my son loves it


Reviewed by Alethia - Strong & true

This album has simple words with great strong instrumentation of a nice simplicity. Love the rhythms and beats and words.


Reviewed by Kerri - Awesome!

Package came much sooner than expected. Will definitely be buying again. Great packaging as well, shipped with other items. :)


Reviewed by Devin Ammerman - Great cd

Awesome sound quality and great songs :) Love Paramore such a great band and really awesome gift that I got for myself :)


Reviewed by Frequent Buyer - Best CD Ever!

I LOVE this cd! It's permanently in my car stereo. Amazing from start to finish, and the songs are well written.


Reviewed by Amazon Customer - AWESOME BAND

This is great Album. It has just about everything on it from Paramore. Probably my favorite to date! If you are looking for an awesome band look no further.


Reviewed by Angela - Perfect condition

I love it! i thought that it wasn't going to be new but it completely looks new and the songs play good.


Reviewed by Eduardo A Gonzalez - Excelente

Excelente y llego antes de la fecha de entrega .... .:.. Saludos.
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Reviewed by Lucinda - Rockin Good Cd

Rockin Good!!


Reviewed by Oakley T. Hill - Oakley Hill

There are few albums that i actually think are worth buying. This is definantly one of them. I Accept that the change is good! Especially that last track. If you dont like the album i would try giving it another listen. The change grows on you, and after that its hard to get it off haha. $4.00 is a steal. Paramore has matured as much musically as they have personally after years of hard work and long tours. Much love Paramore, your friend Oakley.


Reviewed by Joe - If you like Paramore, you'll love this

Awesome band. My wife loves the band. I like the lead singer's voice, she has a new sound that is unheard of.


Reviewed by Jiscilla - Paramore's Brand New Eyes

Best album I've bought in years. Very pleased to have this in my collection. They deserve a 5 star rating.


Reviewed by William - good deal

Good d e a l, s h i p p i n g and d e l i v e r y


Reviewed by travis' mom - Love it!

I loved this CD! Ever buy a CD because you only really wanted the one song? That's why I bought this one, but EVERY song is a jam!


Reviewed by CRhodes03 - awesome

as a Paramore fan, this is a great album! a lil slow at times, but great music all the same :)


Reviewed by Melanie Gonsecki - AWESOME CD!

Paramore is producing amazing music. Their music does not need a dictionary and is relatable. I loved it!


Reviewed by Jenna Brown - Huge Paramore Fan

I was super excited to get this. I like it but it is not as good as Riot!.


Reviewed by Liv Wygal - Pretty Damn Good

I originally bought this book for a good friend of mine. Shortly after it arrived, I found out she bought it from Best Buy the day it came out so I decided to keep it, having listened to some of their previous work. I listened to it a few times and I was hooked. They're no Muse, but Paramore definitely has talent.


Reviewed by H.F. - All I Wanted and more....

I started out as a casual fan of Paramore, but gradually, both albums grew on me, and now they're one of my top 5 favorite bands. I tend to think of myself as being a little outside the demographic of Paramore fans, being in my late 20's, but I don't care! I've been anxiously awaiting the release of this album, and to be honest, it's one of the first time in years that I've paid attention to the 'official release date' from any album.

Paramore has catchy, rock driven tunes with smart, well written lyrics. Hayley Williams' vocals are amazing...for such a tiny person she sure has a set of powerhouse pipes. I actually had expected this album to be a lot darker then the 1st two albums, after hearing the first single, "Ignorance" and also knowing they were going thru some personal band turmoil while recording "brand new eyes". But besides "Ignorance", there is no huge addition of somberness compared with the other albums.

Paramore has progressed and grown, while still retaining their distinct Paramore sound. I also think the drummer, Zac Farro, was given a little more liberty in letting the drums really lead and set the tone on a few songs. There are two quieter, pretty songs "Misguided Ghosts" and "The Only Exception". Thinking back, I can't recall any slower jams on the other albums that are acoustic and lacking drums like "Misguided Ghosts", and that stood out for me. But don't take that the wrong way, they're both awesome songs, and show a different side of what Paramore can accomplish. After listening to the album for at least a week straight, I really have been looking forward to those two tracks, as well as "Careful" and "All I Wanted".

While writing this review I struggled to find something I didn't like about this album(trying to be well rounded and not just chock full of praise!), and I'm sorry, but I couldn't come up with anything, I'm a fan, not a critic.

On the whole, the album is awesome and I think will stand out as one of the year's best Rock/Alternative albums, just like "Riot!" did in 2007. A must have in my opinion.

Also if you have a chance to see them live, go! I don't like live shows as much as I used to, but I never miss Paramore, they put on a stellar show.


Reviewed by E. Kaiser - Great album

This was my first album from Amazon and it was great. easy to download and best of all DRM free! will be buying albums from Amazon again in the future.


Reviewed by Amazon Customer - Good album

Is a very good album, definitely sounds like paramore. Is more likely to the first album "All we know is falling" than "Riot!".


Reviewed by Danielle Campbell - Paramore at thier finest!

Great Album - "All I Wanted" is the best song I have heard in years - she is hitting some crazy notes - I hope her vocal chords can handle it. "Misguided Ghosts" is a beautiful song with a nice message. Some songs have a Jimmy Eat World sound probably due to the fact that they toured with them for a while. If you like Paramore you will love this Album. At a price of $3.99 this is a frickin steal!!!


Reviewed by S. SAMERA - had a chance to meet them in person and they are SO NICE! enjoy

a classic album from top to bottom. shows their growth as a band. had a chance to meet them in person and they are SO NICE! enjoy!


Reviewed by Nick T - Best Paramore album yet

This is paramores best album to date. The songs are catchy and musically resplendant. Great Job Paramore.


Reviewed by More than a Mom - Brought for College Course

Book was brought for my daughter's college course it was good. It helped her out.


Reviewed by Michael J. OConnell - Perfect

The CD was delivered right on time, in perfect brand new condition, and the price was great. Enough said!


Reviewed by D. Lawson - PHEW! Paramore is still great!

I'm in the middle of listening to the album for the third time as I write this review. The initial listens were great. The band has really fine tuned its sound following up their excellent Riot!

The strongest members of this band are the lead singer, Hayley Williams, and drummer,Zac Farro. I feel that the reason why these members stick out (other than Hayley's unbelievable amount of cuteness) is that they have been the forerunners on previous albums. This still rings true for Brand New Eyes but we also get to see guitarists, Josh Farro and Taylor York, doing some cool riffs as well as solos. Also the bassist, Jeremy Davis, gets to lay down a meaty bass line in Brick By Boring Brick (not as epic as Fences but still pretty good) as well as doing a solid job on all the other songs. Overall it feels like the band keeps getting tighter as they refine their sound.

-The album starts out at a blazing pace with Careful. This song screams classic Paramore (a good thing).
-Ignorance keeps the momentum moving with another song that sounds like classic Paramore. Watch out for the 15 second long shredding solo near the end!
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-Where The Lines Overlap follows the same formula as the last two songs, however this song is a bit better. Once again I really dig the instrumental ending!
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Overall a great album that pushes the band forward. If you are looking for Riot 2.0 you may be a bit disappointed as the band tries some new things. My only complaint about the album is that there isn't a song that enters your head and never leaves. Heck I've had dreams with That's What You Get in it.

Cliff notes: It's great, just buy it already!


Reviewed by O. Qazi - Brand New Eyes Is a Brand New Hit

Haters beware--they're back, and with a deeper, moody-rock smash.

Paramore's new album Brand New Eyes dropped September 29th. The alternative-rock CD features
eleven extraordinary tracks, along with an exclusive music video for their single, "Ignorance".

Ignorance has been branded as an anger song, with passionate, screaming-singing, and a catchy beat. Also featured on the album, "All I Wanted" displays a classic heartbroken love song, with slow verses and an electric chorus. In "Misguided Ghosts" and "The Only Exception", the group isn't afraid to break out the acoustics and belt an emotional tune. "Looking Up" reveals a positive, upbeat outlook, while "Turn It Off" is contrastingly pessimistic and depressing. "Feeling Sorry" demonstrates a rock version of a post-breakup song, similarly heard in "Playing God". Their other popular hits (after "Ignorance") may just be "Brick by Boring Brick"--telling a story about a girl stuck in a fairytale world, and "Careful", and intense track with an attention-grabbing guitar riff and clever lyrics.

All of these songs contain those captivating tunes and quirky lyrics that keep listeners' heads banging. They also show off the band's extreme instrumental talent, although some would argue that instrumental talent is the only form of talent visible. Hayley Williams doesn't have the vocal talent of Alicia Keyes, but her screaming/melodious voice fits perfectly with the group's blaring electric guitar and pounding drum beats, which do tend to overpower the songs at times.

On the other hand, Brand New Eyes stays true to Paramore's original sound, rather than getting changed by today's techno-pop upsurge. Brand New Eyes may have failed to top the charts, but that's just how the music wave rolls.

This alternative-rock band is and always will be a personal favorite. Maybe a few songs--"Where the Lines Overlap", for example--are pretty generic and not as unique as one would have liked. Their rock tunes stood out from the start, especially now, during the era of pop. Much to Miley Cyrus lovers' dismay, the alt-rock days will be revived, so Paramore can rightfully shine in the "Brand New Eyes" of people who used to adore nonsensical pop ballads.

To those glaring from behind Lady Gaga CDs, keep on criticizing, because I won't hear you. I'll have my iPod blaring rock music at maximum volume.

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Reviewed by HEAVYGOTHMALE75 - all i ever wanted cd!

i had to post my thoughts deeply i own this cd in my collection and love the songs that
was made videos ignorance i don,t care what you think of me as avril lavigne would say
to her critics when she said to her critics i changed my looks!since playing god i can,t
stand strict people whom condemn go live your life don,t tell me how to as you market
your church in the streets go saved yourself please!i,m into this band since they had
promoted the third album after mtv and i understand stood their concept in my head as
i purchased it back in the day i,m a fan of hayley williams her personality and mellowing
voice together as she takes the stage i captured her full concert at taj mahal at alantic city in 2010 upclose in ga sec when she had open mic off all three albums.


Reviewed by E - Review of "brand new eyes" by Paramore.

I just bought this cd earlier this month after hearing "Brick By Boring Brick" and a couple of other songs on youtube. Here's what I thought:

Careful(5/5) - This is one of my favorites. it sounds like some of the earlier songs of theirs that I've heard (Crushcrushcrush & That's What You Get were the only two I'd ever heard until recently).
Ignorance(5/5) - At first, I didn't like this song. After listening to it a couple times, I decided that it was good. I mean, the lyrics are kinda dark, but I like that it's fast paced.
Playing God(5/5) - "Next time you point a finger, I'll point you to the mirror!" That's my favorite line in the song. It's a bit slower than other songs, but I think the lyrics are awesome.
Brick By Boring Brick(5/5) - This is another favorite of mine. The "Ba da ba da ba da ba da" part is really cool.
Turn It Off(6/5 :D) - This is my absolute favorite off the album. It's kind of deppressing, but in a good kind of way.
The Only Exception(4/5) - Isn't my favorite, but I like the bridge and the end.
Feeling Sorry(3/5) - Another not bad song. It wasn't very catchy to me.
Looking Up(5/5) - The "Whoa oh-oh-oh, whoa oh-oh-oh" part is catchy. I like that it's a bit more upbeat than some of the other songs.
Where The Lines Overlap(4/5) - I like this song. The instrumental ending is really cool. Only problem was that it just slightly reminded me of "Looking Up".
Misguided Ghosts(5/5) - I like the lyrics, and the acoustic guitar is really awesome. I just wish it was a bit longer.
All I Wanted(5/5) - I really like Hayley's vocals in this. It's really sad, though.

All in all, if you asked me wether you should buy this album, I'd tell you yes. Absolutely. I'm really glad I bought it, and you will be too.


Reviewed by A. Ann - best paramore album ever

I'd like to start out by saying I love All We Know Is Falling, then everything that came out after that was just mediocre until this album. This album is probably one of the best albums I've ever owned, and at least Paramore's best one for sure.

The songs are catchy but not only that they are relatable, clever, and just downright awesome. Hayley's voice is a powerhouse as much as ever. The guitar and melodies are beautiful. But more than any of that stuff what really makes this album are the lyrics. This album puts into words all the things you've felt but never knew how to say.
I try to pick a favorite song from this album but it just constantly changes. I love "ignorance" for its sarcasm but then also its blatant honesty. "Brick By Boring Brick" is so pretty, and who can't relate to being innocent? "Playing God" We all know those people who think they are above everyone else. "Turn It Off" I sure can relate to wanting to turn that voice off in your head every once in a while and just not care. To me this album is way better than RIOT!, she's no longer singing about stealing people's boyfriends but about deeper emotions. I think some people were disappointed with this album, because they were wanting more of the teen rock songs like "Misery Business" or "CrushCrushCrush." Instead of getting radio hits we got a deep emotional album, which I definitely prefer.


Reviewed by [KNDY] Dennis A. AmithTOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE - Paramore's third full-length is magnificent!

The Grammy Award nominated band from Tennessee consists of Hayley Williams (lead vocalist/keyboard), Josh Farro (lead guitar and background vocals), Jeremy Davis (bass guitar), Zac Farro (drums) and Taylor York (rhythm/lead guitar).

The band definitely came out fierce with their second album "Riot!" which grabbed the attention of American and UK media in 2007 and in 2008, garnered even more fans as the band's music was featured in the film "Twilight" and their song "Decode" was the lead single from the soundtrack (their other song "I Caught Myself" was also featured on the album).

But now the band returns with their third full-length album titled "brand new eyes" produced by Rob Cavallo. Back in July, when the band released their first single from the album titled "ignorance", I felt that Paramore has just raised the bar for their music as I was very impressed by the single and easily, highly anticipating the release of this album.

There is just something about Hayley Williams that really brings some excitement to the band's music. It's almost hypnotic in someway but from the first track "Careful" to tracks such as "Ignorance", "Brick by Boring Brick", "Where the Lines Overlap" and "All I Wanted"... her vocals takes these songs to a higher level and combined with the music, just on my first listen to this album, I can easily tell how "brand new eyes" just stood out from the band's previous releases.

But the allure of Paramore's music is not limited to just the faster, heavy hitting tracks. There is also magic within the slower tempo tracks and these tracks are definitely where your mind tends to zero in on William's brilliance as a songwriter. The lyrics on this album are well done and tracks such as "Playing God", "Turn It Off", "The Only Exception" and "Misguided Ghosts".

In fact, those who have fallen for Williams lyrics were quick to take advantage of purchasing the limited deluxe box edition of "brand new eyes" (limited to 15,000 copies and all were sold out in the United States) and features two bonus tracks and a 40-page hardcover book with Hayley's handwritten lyrics and notes on the album. In addition, to a 7' yellow vinyl album with an acoustic version of "ignorance" and "where the lines overlap", a DVD and more.

Overall, "brand new eyes" is a magnificent album. It's one thing to enjoy all songs on the album but in repeated listens, your mind starts to notice all the other elements in this album. From the vocals, the music, the songwriting but also the sheer emotion. Just listen to the track such as "All I Wanted" and the song absolutely touches your soul. Personally it's not hard to fall in love with this Paramore and just to think that this band is young and still has much more music to give.

Paramore's "brand new eyes" has set the bar much higher as this album is just fantastic from beginning to end. Highly recommended!


Reviewed by Bookcrusher - One of the few good releases this year.

As someone reaching their mid 30's I'm way out of the usual Paramore demographic. However, I must say having listened to this album I am extremely impressed by the band in not making a remake of their previous smash Riot! Riot! will forever be the measuring stick that the band is measured up to due to the insanely catchy hit singles that the album produced. It was a very fun bouncy type record that almost anybody with a pulse can get into if they like that kind of music. Brand New Eyes is the latest offering from these now veterans of the music scene and I must say the album is very solid both lyrically and musically. The songs on this outing are not readily as catchy as the ones on Riot but they stand on their own two feet well enough. Brick By Boring Brick is a great example very tight musicianship and of course Hayley Williams great voice gives it the polish it requires to make it a great song. Other slower songs like Feeling Sorry are just as good. For me this album represents a band moving on and maturing, no it isn't Riot! but it is something that the band obviously took a lot of time to write and record. There will be people who either love this album or hate it depending on what they were expecting from the band. If you don't expect Riot! 2 and give the album a listen then you might like it if not, well everybody has their likes and dislikes. Kudos to the band for not breaking up after all the craziness and success of their previous album. This is a pretty young band age wise yet they have already put out 3 albums plus eps, and are now very financially successful due to the extra boost from the twighlight soundtrack. This rapid rise can crush most bands and I'm glad that they had the guts to make a new album on their own terms and not bow to the pressure and make another remake of their previous album. I hope to hear more from this band for quite awhile. Great stuff all around.


Reviewed by jchawk - Beautiful new eyes

It was a fall September day. my sis bought this album. I bought miranda lambert's hit album, revolution. Well, my sis played this quite often and i fell in love. THIS ALBUM IS THE BEST ALBUM I HAVE EVER HEARD! I really wish she would give me this album. because of this wonderful record, I am totally obsessed with paramore. i will definately be buying their next album. hayley's vocals are wonderful. the best band ever. i love the lyrics and the songs. they just show....passion and grace. My favorite one is "Careful!"
1. Careful: 5/5 stars. Wonderful story with cool attidude. true song.
2. Ignorance: 5/5 Awesome say it like you mean it song. something we all could relate to. great choice for a single.
3.Playing God: 5/5: another wonderful true song. i love how hayley expresses her feelings. great song!
4.Brick By Boring Brick: 5/5 Wonderful fairytale. great single. just love everything about it.
5. Turn It Off 5/5: at first, this was my fav song off the album. and i still love it. it has a nice tone and sound. true song also.
6. The Only Exception: 4/5 though i find the acoustic songs less attractive, i still like them and this song is soo sweet. great job.
7. Feeling Sorry 4/5 wow nice attidude, hayley!
8. Looking Up 5/5 ok i will admit, when i first heard the last part how it went to the ending sound then the, " I CANT BELIEVE WE ALMOST HUNG IT UP" part came on, i jumped. but i love this song and that is now my favorite part haha ;)
9. Where the lines overlap 4/5: nice song, catchy tune. a dream come true
10. Misguided Ghosts: 4/5: this is probably my least fav song off the album, but dont get me wrong,,,,I STILL LIKE IT! nice song and true.
11. All I Wanted 5/5: nice way to end this song. lovin them guitars coming in.

So paramore this is it:
7 songs rated 5 stars
4 songs rated 4 stars. so yes, paramore! i want my sis to give me this cd and i will be buying future work!


A Kid's Reviewon September 29, 2009 - Music Review: Paramore

Paramore is a rock group from Tennessee. Their third album, "Brand New Eyes" was just released today. Their lead singer, Hayley Williams is a firecracker. She sings her heart out through the entire album, and you can basically feel the passion all of the instrumentalists have for their music. This is their most personal, heartbreaking, and deep album to date. It wasn't made for their notorious catchy hooks that are bound to get stuck in your head, but rather to document the struggles their band had to overcome. It's very mature and honestly, may even be their finest work yet.

Careful: This bouncy and rocky opener is one of my favorites. The lyrics are a bit misleading and somewhat confusing at first but in the end, it all made sense, given the context of the song. This destined to be single is catchy and simple.

Ignorance: Already a major single, it's easy to see where all of the attention is coming from. This fast paced and major rocker of a song is instantly catchy and will get engrained in your head. You won't probably ever memorize the lyrics, as it's so fast, but you'll still be pretending to sing it anyways.

Playing God: A personal favorite of mine, this song deals with the topic of judging others. Give it a listen or two... it's not your typical Paramore song, but once you get the hang of it, it's quite splendid.

Brick By Boring Brick: Not my favorite on the album, but still completely worthy to be on the album. Not as catchy as several others, but still decent.

Turn It Off: Probably my favorite song on the album. It's so hard to choose, but I really do love this song. It tackles the topic of how sometimes you have to get lost to find yourself. Catchy, deep, and upbeat.

The Only Exception: A very distinct song that sounds nothing like Paramore has ever done before. It's quite an odd, if very sweet song, that takes a good number of listens to get used too. It still hasn't caught onto me yet. It'll come, but don't expect it to be like anything Paramore has sung before.

Feeling Sorry: Not too catchy, but definitely a good song. Nothing really sticks out of it, but I still enjoy it everytime it plays.

Looking Up: A nice song with good lyrics. Heartfelt and still a rocker.

Where The Lines Overlap: Another one of my favorites. This could be looked at as a "Christian" song and it could not... it goes either way.

Misguided Ghosts: Very eerie and somewhat creepy. Complex and deep, I think the message is good, if I understand it correctly.

All I Wanted: Gives us a glimpse of Paramore's "Riot" self. Very catchy, Hayley really showcases her vocal talent in this rocky album closer. Love it.

Brand New Eyes is rightly named. According to the band, the album is more of their attempt to write and sing about the hardships they experienced together. Pain. Struggles. War. Faith. Life. Renewal. Hope. Mistakes. Love. All of these are tackled with in Paramore's bravest, most mature, and truly beautiful album, "Brand New Eyes."


Reviewed by Adipocere - A new rock classic has been created.

I confess, before buying this album I thought of Paramore as basically being "the band that did some songs for the "Twilight" soundtrack. I was not a fan, but I thought the video for "Ignorance" was interesting, and I liked the song.

Truth be told, I would not have purchased Brand New Eyes except that I received a gift card for Christmas and bought it on a whim. I'm glad I did!

Every song is full of hooks, easily memorable, and some even have some very poignant lyrics.

Frankly, since buying this album I've heard Paramore's other works and the songs...er...kind of all sound the same on their previous albums.

But Brand New Eyes is different. I rank it one of the best albums I've heard in the last few years. Not only do the songs not all sound alike, for some reason I detect a huge leap in writing ability between this and the previous album Riot.

Die-hard fans may (or may not) wince at the fact that this record has a couple more slow songs than previous efforts. Let the slow songs draw you in. I discussed them with a longtime Paramore fan, and after playing the album for several weeks he agrees that the slow songs are some of the best on the album.

The hard-rocking songs, of course, are probably what drew you to the album in the first place, and the ones on this album are more "pop" than previous efforts. Judge the harder rocking songs by "Brick by Boring Brick," not by "Ignorance." "Ignorance" is probably the only song that sounds like it could have been recorded for a previous Paramore album.

All in all, Brand New Eyes is fantastic and I swear it gets better every time I hear it.


Reviewed by Louis G. - Not just Paramore's best album, but one of the best in it's genre

Brand New Eyes is a grown-up "Riot!". Every band member gives their most extraordinary effort -- Hayley's vocals are always bananas, but her lyrical content matches strength with strength. Zac Farro is so good he gets us sentimental over Travis Barker, Tre Cool, and Adrian Young. Josh Farro is as ingenious as any guitarist in the scene.

Brand New Eyes was the final album with founders Josh and Zac Farro, Josh being credited as writer or composer in all songs. Tensions within the band were very high during the process of this album, from shows cancelled due to band meltdowns to Josh and Hayley briefly dating. The final product killed Paramore as we know it, but we got one of the most crucial albums in this young pop-punk-ska-emo genre.

If you want your heart broken, watch the official video for "Careful".


A Kid's Reviewon September 29, 2009 - Exceeds expectations!

I started out as a casual fan of Paramore a while back. Gradually, both albums grew on me, and now they're one of my top 5 favorite bands. I tend to think of myself as being a bit outside the usually demographic of Paramore fans, being in my late 20's, but I don't care! I've been anxiously awaiting the release of this album, and to be honest, it's one the first time in years that I've paid any attention to the 'official release date' from any band.

Paramore has catchy, rock driven tunes with smart, well written lyrics. Hayley Williams' vocals are stunning...for such a tiny person she sure has a set of powerhouse pipes. I actually had expected this album to be a lot darker then the 1st two albums, after hearing the first single, Ignorance and also knowing they was going thru some personal band turmoil while recording Brand New Eyes. But besides Ignorance, and some lyrics you can tell are clearly pointed at her bandmates in other songs, there is no huge addition of somberness compared with the other albums.
Paramore has progressed and grown, while still retaining their distinct Paramore sound. I also think the drummer, Zac Farro, was given a little more liberty in letting the drums really lead and set the tone on a few songs. There are a few quieter, pretty songs like Misguided Ghosts and The Only Exception. Thinking back, I can't recall any slower jams on the other albums that are acoustic and lacking drums like Misguided Ghosts, and that stood out for me. But don't take that the wrong way, they're both awesome songs, and show a different side of what Paramore can accomplish.

While writing this review I struggled to find something I didn't like about this album(trying to be well rounded and not just chock full of praise!), and I'm sorry, but I couldn't come up with anything, I'm a fan, not a critic.

On the whole, the album is amazing and I think will stand out as one of the year's best Rock/Alternative albums, just like Riot! did in 2007. A must have in my opinion. And definitely check them out when they start touring in support of Brand New Eyes. I caught them last summer opening for No Doubt, and it was an excellent show. I actually complained when the set was over that it wasn't long enough. Though I've loved No Doubt for over a decade, I was secretly there more to see Paramore for the first time and it made me excited for the upcoming fall tour.


A Kid's Reviewon December 7, 2009 - I enjoyed it..so much :) (Daughter)

I bought this for myself (although I did get the deluxe package) and I love it.I've been listening to them from the beginning and I'm still into them.

1.Careful - when I first started listening to the album this song got my attention.Very Paramore style.
2.Ignorance - Hearing this song before release I already loved it.It can be a little old after a while but not shabby at all.
3.Playing God - I think this song was powerful and really awesome.
4.Brick By Boring Brick - Heard it before release,now there's a music video I love it more.
5.Turn it Off - I really loved the back-up vocals to this one.I like hearing Josh sing too.
6.The Only Exception - Cute.It's not my favorite but I liked it.
7.Feeling Sorry - It's possibly my Favorite.Really powerful instruments.
8.Looking Up - I felt like it told the story of the bands earlier problems,so I liked it.
9.Where the Lines Overlap - Showed the bands appreciation for what they do.
10.Misguided Ghosts - Not bad. I don't think it's too emotional ,but it's nice anyway.
11.All I wanted - Really cool.I liked the sound.

Overall,I think a Paramore fan or someone who likes a few songs will be happy with this CD :)


Reviewed by H.F. - Amazing

I started out as a casual fan of Paramore a while back. Gradually, both albums grew on me, and now they're one of my top 5 favorite bands. I tend to think of myself as being a bit outside the usually demographic of Paramore fans, being in my late 20's, but I don't care! I've been anxiously awaiting the release of this album, and to be honest, it's one the first time in years that I've paid any attention to the 'official release date' from any band.

Paramore has catchy, rock driven tunes with smart, well written lyrics. Hayley Williams' vocals are stunning...for such a tiny person she sure has a set of powerhouse pipes. I actually had expected this album to be a lot darker then the 1st two albums, after hearing the first single, "Ignorance" and also knowing they were going thru some personal band turmoil while recording "brand new eyes". But besides "Ignorance", and some lyrics you can tell are clearly pointed at her bandmates in other songs, there is no huge addition of somberness compared with the other albums.

Paramore has progressed and grown, while still retaining their distinct Paramore sound. I also think the drummer, Zac Farro, was given a little more liberty in letting the drums really lead and set the tone on a few songs. There are a few quieter, pretty songs like "Misguided Ghosts" and "The Only Exception". Thinking back, I can't recall any slower jams on the other albums that are acoustic and lacking drums like "Misguided Ghosts", and that stood out for me. But don't take that the wrong way, they're both awesome songs, and show a different side of what Paramore can accomplish.

While writing this review I struggled to find something I didn't like about this album(trying to be well rounded and not just chock full of praise!), and I'm sorry, but I couldn't come up with anything, I'm a fan, not a critic.

On the whole, the album is amazing and I think will stand out as one of the year's best Rock/Alternative albums, just like "Riot!" did in 2007. A must have in my opinion.

Definitely check them out when they start touring in support of "brand new eyes". I caught them last summer opening for No Doubt, and it was an excellent show. I actually complained when the set was over that it wasn't long enough. Though I've loved No Doubt for over a decade, I was secretly there more to see Paramore for the first time and it made me excited for the upcoming fall tour.


Reviewed by M. Torres - Brand New Eyes

Brand New Eyes is absolutely amazing. I honestly have no idea why people aren't satisfied by their fine work. Paramore has evolved tremendously in these past years and it definitely shows in this album. People don't seem to understand the hardships of a band and this is their way of telling it. The whole ride includes love, heartbreak, and friendship. Plus add the pressure of satisfying their fans.

Looking at this album I wasn't exactly sure how well they would do since by the third album bands just seem to disappoint because they try to play it safe or over do it, this is always the fallout album for an artist or band. Of course they always make a comeback.

Yet Brand New Eyes is far from a letdown. Yes, I can say the sound did kind of change but I find it intriguing and still the same Paramore we all know and love. I mean, come on, we'd get bored by the same sound and as I recall people complained at how the sound in Riot! was plain and played safe.

That's not the case here. Paramore pushed the limits and anybody can see that. Turn It Off is a big favorite of mine that anyone cane relate to. In Misguided Ghosts Hayley sounds like Regina Spektor. Another favorite of mine in Brick By Boring Brick. It explains how you have to face reality and not just ignore it. I think everyone can relate to that.

I'm extremely pleased by this album. This teenager is very happy! [too lazy to log into my own] :)


Reviewed by Ryan Matthews - Paramore Reaches New Heights

Evolution is a dangerous thing in the music business when you've already got a good thing going. Change is tampering with exceptional achievement in Paramore's case, but what strikes me about 'Brand New Eyes' is that it seems the band wasn't at all influenced by the raging success and commercialism of 'Riot!'. They made the album they wanted to make, and I think striving for quality over fame makes this band special and makes this album remarkable.

Three strikes and you're out; three hits, you're a star, and Paramore has introduced itself as one of the elite bands of the decade. 'Brand New Eyes' is balanced top to bottom, from wicked edgy hits to heartfelt ballads to mid-tempo pop rock. Hayley Williams displays a lyrical clinic, mixing raw emotion with attitude and humility.
Simply put, it's not as radio friendly as its predecessor, not by a long shot, but it's the band's most diverse, complete, polished album to date. Considering the quality of their debut and sophomore records, that's saying something.

Noteworthy:
- If there is a such thing as "vintage" Paramore, the opening track, "Careful" fits the description. It's a high energy, fast paced rock song with cutting vocals and great guitar work from Josh Farro and newest permanent band member, Taylor York.

- The first song I heard from this album was "Where The Lines Overlap" when Paramore was on tour with No Doubt. Although I can't help hearing Avril Lavigne when I listen to this song, it's a very simple, honest song dedicated to the fans and team that has

- "All I Wanted" is the dark horse of the album much in the way "My Heart" was on 'All We Know Is Falling.' It brings the record full circle and displays truly marvelous instrumentation and vocals.

- "Feeling Sorry" and "Playing God" are crafty mid-tempo rock songs. Along with "Ignorance" and "Misguided Ghosts", Hayley's writing shines brightest on these two songs. The genuine attitude mixed with clever lyrics make these tracks a great listen time a

- Many have been talking about Paramore's implementation of more slow songs into this album. "The Only Exception" is poised to be the band's third single, and though it doesn't strike me as an iTunes killer, it's a well scripted track. Hayley Williams hit
What you have to remember when listening to songs like "Misguided Ghosts" is that this band is composed of a bunch of kids. Hayley Williams can't even get into a bar yet. Taylor York and Zac Farro are still teenagers. Jeremy Davis is 24 and he's the oldest member of the band, and somehow they're showing talent and maturity well beyond their years without compromising their youthful side.

What more can you ask from a band that's sustained enough success in the music business to duck under and be set for life? You know what 'Brand New Eyes' tells me more than anything? Paramore cares about their music, and they care about their fans.

As a whole, I think if you were a bigger fan of 'All We Know Is Falling', you'll love this album. If you're looking for catchier tunes, hit singles and chart blazers as in 'Riot!', you might be looking the wrong way. And that's not a bad thing. I loved 'Riot!', but I've learned that the best thing you can do if you really love a band is to try your best not to compare albums. You'll wind up disappointed more times than not.

Album Grade: A-


Reviewed by Cj, Jack and Dan's Momma - Glad I made this decision.

I had been waivering on whether or not I wanted this download... I had been listening a bit on youtube.... I am picky about what I actually buy, just super cheap. Well, I woke up yesterday with "Brick by Boring Brick" in my head, completely at random, so thought "why not".... besides I had a $5 credit on my account...

Holy crap... I can't stop listening to it. I love it so much, I just want to wrap my body up in this record...

of course "BbBB" is a favorite, "ignorance", "playing god" and "the only exception" are also faves...

ok, I love it all... get this one, guys, you won't be sorry.


Reviewed by Theresa - Thanks a lot!

The last Paramore album I bought was All we know is falling... that's why I was surprised when I heard a 'different' and improved paramore on this album. Thanks a lot!


Reviewed by Mesch - Perfected.

I have so say that I don't understand why people think this album is awful, like they say the worst song on here is Misguided Ghost, and I think it's because everyone is so used to hearing Paramore playing these loud, energetic songs. I love when the do acoustic songs, Turn it Off. I love every single song paramore wrote and recorded. If you had to listen to only one album forever mine would be this one. But that would e hard because I have discovered many artist through Paramore.


Reviewed by Munderpool - Best work to date!

I can't recall the title of any of the songs on the first two albums, but I liked them enough to purchase this masterpiece. Great Rock&Roll, with loud guitars, drums a bangin', and one of the best voices in music providing the vocals. The ballads are also really well done, of course particularly, The Only Exception. The album is remarkably well balanced and exciting. My favorite rock album of the last decade was Fallen, by Evanescence, but this is definately a close second.


Reviewed by rebecca cochran - I love how hayley was able to connect with the listeners ...

Perfectly recorded album! I love how hayley was able to connect with the listeners using her angelic voice! Thanks for the great music!


Reviewed by Me - .

I am kind of out of their demographic with tastes that are a combination of mainstream and classic rock, but I love this stuff. I bought all of their albums including the live one with the DVD. Paramore is the best. I only buy albums where I like all the songs on it, and this is one of those. A really good buy. This review feels very inadequate in comparison to the others, but I don't care, listen to the samples no matter who you are; if you dig, buy it.


Reviewed by Desiree - Loving Brand New Eyes

I love this album so much that its insane. This album proves why Paramore is my favorite band.

Just when I thought that Paramore couldn't get any better,they did! This album shows tremendous growth from this band and every lyric of every song shows how bright this band truly shines.

To me,every song shows a peek into the places this band has been and then some. You won't be disappointed with this album @ all. If @ all possible,get the deluxe box edition. That's what I got and it's worth the money.


Reviewed by C. M. - Forget RIOT!

I've been a fan of Paramore since the "All We Know Is Falling" days, and while I was a fan of RIOT!, this is the album that should have been made after AWKIF. Sure, there are no breakaway radio hits like Misery Business or crushcrushcrush, but this is the Paramore I fell in love with. Well worth the wait!


Reviewed by Julie Jones - It's rare to love EVERY song on a album, but I DO!!

I don't think I've ever found an album where I love EVERY SINGLE SONG, but this new Paramore album is amazing. I can't fast forward or skip any of the songs. I just can't bring myself to miss any of them. My favorite songs are The Only Exception and Feeling Sorry. They have an awesome sound and Hayley Williams is pretty much the most kick ass female rock singer nowadays.


Reviewed by Angel - The 3rd studio album from the best quartet of this generation (since Nirvana is just a ...

The 3rd studio album from the best quartet of this generation (since Nirvana is just a 3-piece band). Impressive sound!


Reviewed by thecobrakais - great follow up record

the reviews seemed to be mixed on this one for most people. as a huge paramore fan for a long time, i feel that this record has some of their best material on it. from the opening track to the last track, paramore leave you wanting the experience to never end. there's a sense of struggle and strife through the first half of the album and then it swtiches over to hope and belief. the more i listen to this album, the more i love it.


Reviewed by Frank Chambers - best paramore album

the most melodramatic record of the former quartet power band. makes me feel old considering that this album was released six years ago.


Reviewed by Griff Coldiron - nothing old about new eyes

So I am probably not you're average Paramore demographic being a 27 year old man but I have to tell you that I am very Impressed by Paramore and their growth displayed on the new album "Brand New Eyes".
The album starts out very strong with standout tracks, "Ignorance", Brick by boring Brick, Turn it off, and The only exception. This album may change the Paramore fan base a bit as the band transitions from a pop-punk band with some smash singles, to a rock band with Staying power. No this album does not have a song like Misery Business or Crushcrushcrush that will garner top 10 radio air play, but it does not by the same token have any weaknesses. from track 1 to track 11 there is not a song on the cd that I will skip, the album rides smoothly on a long car ride as well as going over well with company. Overall I highly reccomend this album.


Reviewed by DrumDude - Awesome cd!

This cd is pretty awesome! Paramore really kicked it up a notch and they bust out some awesome songs in this cd! This is the last Paramroe cd that the Farro brothers were in so its awesome! The drums are insane! the guitars are fast! and Hailey is perfect as usual! so ya you should probibly stop reading and buy this cd already!


Reviewed by J.B. Taylor - A Great New Album

This is one of those rare CD's that you buy where you wind up liking every single song. The music featured in Brand New Eyes is some of Paramore's best yet and will keep me rocking for some time to come. You won't be disappointed with this CD if you give it a shot.


Reviewed by J. Keplinger - Surprisingly good.

I've always enjoyed Paramore since I first encountered them in Guitar Hero World Tour. This is the first time I decided to purchase an album of theirs, mostly because I had MP3 credit from other purchases. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the album is from start to finish. So good, I was surprised when it ended. I primarily listen to music while studying between college classes and thus never realize what I'm listening to has looped when it's really good. It wasn't until Ignorance came back around did I realize it ended. Good stuff.


Reviewed by JML - A Gem!

I really like this band.I picked this cd up on a whim the other day at the music store.I had only hard a few songs from them off of their other cd RIOT, and decided to give 'em a listen.I am very impressed with Paramore.This chick has an awesome voice,no cheesy lyrics here!I am deffinately a fan of this band.I will suggest this band to anybody


Reviewed by Kelly Walz - By far, my favorite band

At first, I wasn't incredibly happy with the album, but as I listened to the songs I fell in love with this album. There are so many great rocking songs. My favorites are Brick By Boring Brick, All I Wanted, and Ignorance. All their albums are great, but I think this is their best one yet. Great job Paramore.


Reviewed by Andrea Recio - Five Stars

Came in great condition 😊


Reviewed by Levi D. Fletcher - I cant believe they almost gave it up!

And what a waste it would have been.... Seriously this record is amazing! Third cd and still not a filler in sight i am absolutely amazed... Paramore is here to stay and will keep blowing us away with amazing lyrics and muscianship! amazing job guys! Although i would like to hear more of the boys, haley shines just as bright as ever.


Reviewed by Lucqbecks - Great album!

I bought this CD on emusic.com for like 6.99. I've always thought that amazon.com always had the best deals but emusic is the best for buying music. But the album is amazing. Riot! is my favorite but this one is very powerful. Great album! I would recommend it to anyone who likes Paramore.


Reviewed by F. Back - Great punk rock/alt rock group out of Memphis

I highly recommend this CD, as well as their "Riot" CD. There are at least three great songs on this CD. "Brick By Boring Brick", "Ignorance" and "Turn It Off". Fast, with a lot of energy, rhythm changes and tongue in cheek lyrics.


Reviewed by denny denhard - best album of 2009

if you are looking for a kick ass rock n roll album i recommend this one paramore just keeps getting beter as they gain cinfidence and more fans haley williams is my favorite singer out today she sings with the voice of a angel or the ballads and really pounds out the hard songs


Reviewed by ismaeldones - Worth Every Penny!

I love this Album. When it came out I got so hooked and I still am. Also I got it for an amazing price. So I strongly recommend.


Reviewed by Jessica R. Schiesswohl - Amazing & Different

I absolutely love Paramore's new cd. I suggest that you buy it even if you don't like them because you may very well fall in love. It has a lot of good rock songs, but it also shows you the softer side of the band, which is so amazing. This is a great cd and I am extremely happy with my purchase. Expect something different - for this band change is good.


Reviewed by Tina - one of the best albums ever!

paramore always has great songs on their albums. this one is no different. i love almost all the songs on it! classic paramore!


Reviewed by riceisgood19 - Brand new eyes

Let me just say this: this albumn sounds nothing like "Riot!", but it still sounds like paramore. I love this cd and this band. without a doubt they're just amazing.


Reviewed by S. Mena - Amazing Sophmore Release

All the songs on this release are great but I love the uptempo rock songs the best. I would recommend this release to anyone that likes girl fronted rock bands. Too many favorites to list but it's just a great release. Also, loved the fact that Amazon offered it for $3.99.


Reviewed by Customer - Brand New Eyes - Paramore

This is an awesome CD! I went to a paramore concert and it was so awesome that I just had to own this CD. A must have!


Reviewed by J. Casey - Hayley's vocals save this batch of songs

Who doesn't like her voice? Pure awesomeness. The songs are decent but the band sounds tired at times. Repeat listens make the tunes catchier and I'm not complaining. Hope they make a boat load of dough on the tour and I can't wait for the next one which *should* be better/astonishing.


Reviewed by jchawk - One of the best albums I've heard!

Paramore is amazing! This cd is full of great lyrics, vocals, and music! This is truly their best cd. Great job, Paramore!

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