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Hayley Williams Has Opened Up About The Concept Behind Paramore’s ‘Told You So’ Video

With the video for 'Told You So' turning one year old, the band have taken to instagram to reminisce and talk about the video.

One year on from Paramore shooting their video for 'Told You So', the band have offered a behind the scenes look at the video and an insight in to the metaphors and themes behind it. The video was directed by Paramore drummer Zac Farro and Aaron Joseph.

Taking to instagram, Hayley Williams posted a series of behind the scenes photos and iPhone footage to reminisce before going in to detail about the concept of the video, saying "the concept for the TYS video originated with a drive to the pacific ocean, which we’d take most sundays when we stayed in silverlake, CA to finish 'After Laughter'. we were listening to music and laughing at something and zac said, “hayley, i haven’t seen you so peaceful since we were kids.” and i said, “i feel safe in this car right now, with my friends. headed to a beach where no one can reach me. my phone won’t even have signal. no one knows where i am except whoever’s here right now and there’s something nice about that.” - hayley (of course it’s me, every nostalgic post is me,help) . in the video, the car became the symbol of security, strength in numbers, and unity - which is also signified by the super matchy outfits."

Pretty sweet stuff, huh?

Check out all the reminiscing below:

1 year ago we shot the video Told You So, written and directed by @zacfarro & our brilliant friend Aaron Joseph. . . there’s not a ton of iPhone bts stuff from that day but we’ll post a few others later bc we know you like.

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the concept for the TYS video originated with a drive to the pacific ocean, which we’d take most sundays when we stayed in silverlake, CA to finish After Laughter. we were listening to music and laughing at something and zac said, “hayley, i haven’t seen you so peaceful since we were kids.” and i said, “i feel safe in this car right now, with my friends. headed to a beach where no one can reach me. my phone won’t even have signal. no one knows where i am except whoever’s here right now and there’s something nice about that.” - hayley (of course it’s me, every nostalgic post is me,help) . . in the video, the car became the symbol of security, strength in numbers, and unity - which is also signified by the super matchy outfits.

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everyone’s welcome for this skilled collage. 2 more videos and then we’re done with TYS nostalgia, thanks.

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attn: we found some more TYS BTS stuff thanks to friends on set. looks like we’ll be here all day just getting nostalgic - just humor us.

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this may be the only true bts footage that we have from the TYS shoot. just please enjoy. ����

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And because you've come this far, you might as well watch the official video for Paramore's 'Told You So' below: