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"Pressure" is the second track off Paramore's debut album All We Know is Falling and the band's first ever single, released July 31, 2005 (April 22, 2006 in the UK).

                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                    

Background[]

The theme of the song is of teenage problems which are showcased in the music video for the song. It is also possibly about Jeremy Davis' departure from the band.

Music Video[]

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Paramore Pressure OFFICIAL VIDEO

The music video is about the pressure of being a teenager. The video deals with two characters a boy and a girl, (who are a couple, as well) interlaced with the band playing the song in an abandoned warehouse and flashes of a pressure gauge. Both of them dislike their jobs. The boy works at a fast food restaurant where he receives poor treatment. The girl is a model who is refused things that she enjoys (picking her own less-revealing dress, eating chocolate, etc.) Eventually, the boy takes a break off his job and goes to meet his girlfriend, but she is busy preparing for a photo shoot. The boy decides to set off the sprinklers in the building, which coincides with the previously-mentioned pressure gauge bursting and the sprinklers in the warehouse that the band is playing in going off. Everyone in the building rushes out, except for the girl who stays in her chair enjoying the water. The boy and girl manage to get out and the video ends.

Audio[]

Pressure

Pressure

Lyrics[]

Tell me where our time went
And if it was time well spent
Just don't let me fall asleep
Feeling empty again

Cause I fear I might break
and I fear I can't take it
Tonight I'll lie awake feeling empty

I can feel the pressure
It's getting closer now
We're better off without you
I can feel the pressure
It's getting closer now
We're better off without you

Now that I'm losing hope
And there's nothing else to show
For all of the days that we spent
Carried away from home

Some things I'll never know
And I had to let them go
I'm sitting all alone feeling empty

I can feel the pressure
It's getting closer now
We're better off without you
I can feel the pressure
It's getting closer now
We're better off without you

Without you

Some things I'll never know
And I had to let them go
Some things I'll never know
And I had to let them go
I'm sitting all alone feeling empty

I can feel the pressure
It's getting closer now
We're better off without you

Feel the pressure
It's getting closer now
You're better off without me

Personnel[]

Paramore

Additional Musicians

  • Lucio Rubino - Bass

Charts[]

Chart (2007) Peak

position

U.S Billboard Hot Digital Songs 2

Trivia[]

  • This song was later re-released on the iTunes Deluxe Edition of Riot! as a bonus track.
  • The Simlish version was actually sung entirely by Hayley Williams in the made up language.
  • The song was featured as a downloadable song on Rock Band 3 and can be transferred to Rock Band 4.
  • The song was also covered live by the band New Found Glory.

Streaming[]


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All We Know is Falling

All We Know "All We Know" "Pressure" "Emergency" Emergency

Live in the UK 2008

The Final Riot!

Alive In Europe

Riot! (Special/Limited Edition MVI)

Riot! (iTunes Deluxe Edition)

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All We Know is Falling

Paramore

Songs All We KnowPressureEmergencyBrighterHere We Go AgainNever Let This GoWhoaConspiracyFranklinMy Heart
Bonus Tracks Oh StarThis Circle
Members Hayley WilliamsJosh FarroJason BynumZac Farro
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Live in the UK 2008

Paramore

Songs For a Pessimist, I'm Pretty OptimisticBorn for ThisEmergencyNever Let This GoFencesLet the Flames BeginWhen It RainsCrushcrushcrushPressureHere We Go AgainThat's What You GetMy HeartDecoyMisery Business
Members Hayley WilliamsJosh FarroTaylor YorkJeremy DavisZac Farro
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The Final Riot!

Paramore

Songs Born for ThisThat's What You GetHere We Go AgainFencesCrushcrushcrushLet the Flames BeginWhen It RainsMy HeartDecoyPressureFor a Pessimist, I'm Pretty OptimisticWe Are BrokenEmergencyHallelujahMisery Business
Members Hayley WilliamsJosh FarroTaylor YorkJeremy DavisZac Farro
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Alive In Europe

Paramore

Songs Fast In My CarThat's What You GetDecodeIgnoranceNowDaydreamingWhen It RainsLast HopeInterlude: HolidayCrushcrushcrushAin't It FunThe Only ExceptionIn the MourningPressureMisery BusinessStill Into You
Members Hayley WilliamsTaylor YorkJeremy Davis
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Studio Albums
All We Know is FallingRiot!Brand New Eyes
ParamoreAfter Laughter
EP's
The Summer Tic EPThe Only Exception EPSingles Club
The Holiday SessionsAin't It Fun RemixesThe B-Sides
Live Albums
Live in the UK 2008The Final Riot!MTV Unplugged
2010 Summer Tour EPAlive In Europe
Solo
Hayley Williams: Petals for ArmorPetals for Armor IPetals for Armor IIPetals for Armor IIIPetals for Armor: Self-SerenadesFLOWERS for VASES / descansos
Zac Farro: HalfNoise EPVolcano CroweSudden FeelingThe Velvet Face EPFlowerss EPNatural DisguiseZafari EP
Josh Farro: Walkways
Others
Song ListList of Paramore's SongsFueled By Ramen (Label)
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