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Paramore Release New Music Video For ‘Thick Skull’ From ‘This Is Why’

Paramore have just released a music video for their song Thick Skull, a standout track from their 2023 album titled This Is Why. The music video is directed by none other than Brendan Yates, the lead vocalist of the band Turnstile, adding a unique touch to the visual experience.

The Thick Skull video is intriguing as it seems to continue the narrative from the music video of the album’s title track, This Is Why. Viewers will find Paramore’s lead singer, Hayley Williams, in a familiar yet compelling scene, adorned with smeared lipstick as she delivers a powerful performance of the song. The video also includes dramatic scenes of her in a crashed van, adding depth and a storyline that fans are sure to analyze and discuss.

2023 has been a remarkable year for Paramore, marking significant achievements for the band. Now independent, Paramore have seen tremendous success, including winning two Grammy awards, a prestigious recognition in the music industry. Their influence and contributions to music were further acknowledged as they were named Record Store Day Ambassadors, an honor that celebrates their impact and connection with the vinyl record community.

Additionally, Paramore have delighted fans with their musical versatility by releasing a cover of the Talking Heads‘ hit Burning Down The House.

Check out the music video for Thick Skull below and let us know what you think!

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Eva van den Bosch Head Editor, Photographer
Eva van den Bosch combines concert photography with a prominent editorial role at Strife Mag.