I knew Triad was going to be unusual before I even heard it. It had six songs on it; two from each band. The cover looked interesting, too, consisting of a nice blend of grays and reds, and it was mirrored down the middle. The CD was entirely black, but had a textured design on [...]
There’s an anger in the vocals that hasn’t been heard from Hayley before, and it’s not just coating the entire song; it comes in at the right points, which tells me she’s writing songs with more emotion now. Brand New Eyes probably won’t be getting Paramore any new fans that hated them before this album, but it’s a step in the right direction for the band.