Brand New Eyes

Paramore - Brand New Eyes
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Based on 12 reviews
2009 Ratings: #172 / 849
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Based on 322 ratings
2009 Ratings: #79
September 29, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fueled By Ramen / Label
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The third full length LP from pop rock sensations Paramore is often dubbed by fans as their "magnum opus", and this praise is most definitely warranted.

'brand new eyes' is a record jam packed with emotion, often times angry and gut punching lyrics, heavy instrumentation and dark themes- which all likely stem from the turmoil the band was going through at the time. In fact, it was after this album that the band completely changed, with key members leaving Hayley to move on without ... read more
This album was a part of my childhood. Today I found an old cd copy that my sister bought back when this album came out, I listened to it and hundreds of memories came to my head. Maybe it was just the nostalgia factor, but I really enjoyed this album. Yeah, it's pop punk, and it's a pop punk that was really popular and overplayed at the time of the release of this album, but that doesn't mean anything.
This album has some great, sweet and emotional tunes that can touch anyone's heart. The ... read more
Paramore were bound to grow up during their time as artists and Brand New Eyes was their first step to becoming artists that were making music not only for the younger audience but for music listeners everywhere. Not only this, but those growing up with Paramore in their ears were able to grow up a little bit with them and experience a more established sound in the process.

At this point Hayley Williams had reached her twenties and had been a part of the act for nearly half a decade, and by ... read more
I just realized that this album isn't perfect like i thought
I do think this album falls apart in the last leg but luckily the last song brings it up a little bit. The first 6 or 7 songs are great dont get me wrong but there are cuts that barely are in the positive and others that are straight up filler. Overall i enjoyed it but i think this album could have been so much better, however this is this only Paramore album i see replay value in
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Track List

  1. Careful
  2. Ignorance
  3. Playing God
  4. Brick By Boring Brick
  5. Turn It Off
  6. The Only Exception
  7. Feeling Sorry
  8. Looking Up
  9. Where The Lines Overlap
  10. Misguided Ghosts
  11. All I Wanted
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