Paramore Say They Channeled Prince While Making Their New Album
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.08.2013
They recorded in his room...
Paramore say that they channeled Prince's energy while recording their upcoming album. The band spoke with Drowned in Sound and said that the eponymous album had some strong atmospheric influences.
"We were actually in Prince's room that he built...he lived there for I heard like two years or something," said Hayley Williams. "We were just in his room, just chillin'."
Taylor York added that they were excited to use the toilet in the "personal bathroom that he built that we used every day. Just knowing that we shared a toilet with him… We channelled Prince's energy!"
Williams also said that the album has a filmic influence, stating, "When I listen to some of the songs and the feeling that I got writing some of these songs and the lyrics, sometimes it felt like I was in a John Hughes movie, sometimes it did feel a little Back To The Future-ish, there'd be like sounds that the guys were coming up with that just felt other-worldly and really exciting."