Grammies & Druggies: A night with Paramore (Nov 28, 2007, Roseland Ballroom, NYC)

By on Jan 29, 2008 in Music

So Hayley Williams, the lead singer of Paramore, has an adorable grandmother. Adorable. I ran into her very proud grams in line for the ladies bathroom at the Roseland Ballroom, NYC on November 28, 2007. I wanted to tell Gramma Williams that Hayley had quite a voice but she was busy chatting it up with the girls behind me. So instead I’ll tell you. Hayley Williams has quite a voice. I first saw Paramore on Steven’s Untitled Rock Show on Fuse in their video for Pressure off their Fueled By Ramen debut, All We Know Is Falling. Hayley’s amazing voice and coveted red hair coupled with their unexpected rhythmic changes sold me immediately. (Adam would call those unexpected rhythmic changes ‘their drummer is too good for his own good’ changes but as someone who can’t stick to one rhythm when writing a song, I say: whatever.) In fact, I continued to flip to...