Hard Times

"Hard Times" is a popular song by the American rock band Paramore. The song was released on April 19, 2017, as the lead single from their fifth studio album, "After Laughter." It is written in the key of B major and incorporates elements of pop-rock and new wave genres. The track was performed by Paramore, which consists of vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York, and drummer Zac Farro. The song was written by Hayley Williams and Taylor York, and it explores themes of overcoming hardships and staying positive amidst challenging times. As for some trivia, "Hard Times" was well-received by both critics and fans and achieved commercial success, peaking at number three on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. The melody of the song is characterized by its upbeat and catchy chorus, accompanied by synthesizers, guitar riffs, and energetic drumming.