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Paramore's Brand New Eyes and Tracy Chapman's Tracy Chapman are featured in our Records That Changed Our Lives series. Photo Illustration by Estefania Mitre/NPR/Getty Images hide caption

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Records That Changed Our Lives: Finding hope in Tracy Chapman and 'Brand New Eyes'

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Paramore's Brand New Eyes is earnest in its expression, like someone proud of having chosen the right words for what they wanted to say. Photo Illustration by Renee Klahr/NPR; Getty Images; Courtesy of Fueled by Ramen hide caption

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Hayley Williams of Paramore performs onstage in Chicago, Ill. in 2013. Photo Illustration: Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Clear Channel and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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NPR Music's top five albums of the year. (Clockwise from upper left) Process by Sampha, DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar, Melodrama by Lorde, Crtl by SZA and Capacity by Big Thief. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The members of Paramore (from left: Taylor York, Hayley Williams and Zac Farro) pair upbeat '80s sounds with bleak lyrics on After Laughter. Lindsey Byrnes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Times Are Hard, Paramore Calls On '80s Pep

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Paramore is the pop-punk band's self-titled fourth album. Pamela Littky/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paramore: Southern Pop-Punks Tackle 'Real Life Problems'

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