Paramore". The song received highly positive reviews, and top 20 success in the US on the Alternative song chart.
The alternative rock / pop punk song was released January 22nd, 2013.It was recorded in Los Angeles, California, and released by their record label Fueled By Ramen. It was written by Hayley Williams, and Taylor York working together. As with the rest of the album it was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen, and Taylor York also helped out with production of this song in particular.
|Still Into You (2013)|
The reception of the song by music critics was mostly positives. It was also positive from most of their fans. Spin magazine positively said """Now" is a pretty nifty bait-and-switch" in their positive review of the song. James Brindel of Burten Mail also gave it a positive review stating that "Now" had "fantastically catchy chorus and showcases Hayley Williams’ immaculate vocals to great effect". They also gave it a 4/5. Columbia Missourian gave it a 5/5 praising the song by saying ""This particular track has more of an edge to it, while still containing one of the best hooks delivered from a rock band in the last few years"
Now was written about the band transitioning from "brand new eyes" to "Paramore" without Josh and Zac, and all of the press coverage and other things that came along with that. Hayley Williams had stated "The first half of this record ... was all about getting to a new place, moving forward. And when we wrote 'Now,' by the end of the song I was like 'We're there. We got to that point and now we can really focus on what's next,'"
Music VideoEditThe music video to 'Now' was uploaded on YouTube at February 12, 2013. It currently has more than 14 million views.
|US Hot 100||86|
|US Rock Songs||16|
US Alternative Songs
|Label||Fueled By Ramen|
|Albums||All We Know is Falling, Riot!, brand new eyes, Paramore|
|Live Albums||Live in the UK 2008, The Final Riot!|
|Other Albums||The B Sides|
|Other Charted Songs & Singles||In the Mourning, Renegade, Grow Up, Anklebiters|
Other Songs (Song List)
|The Summer Tic EP, 2010 Summer Tour EP, The Only Exception EP, The Holiday Sessions|
|Singles Club EP|
|Related Pages||Teenagers, Airplanes, Stay the Night|