In between the pop-rock band Paramore's 2009 album "Brand New Eyes" and the recently released self-titled album, the Tennessee-based band lost two of its founding members, including the band's main co-writer with frontwoman Hayley Williams.
So remaining guitarist Taylor York had to step up to write songs with Williams.
"It was very intimidating," York said in a phone interview. "I never feel like I know what I'm doing. I had written, like, 5 complete songs before this. But it could have been a strength because I didn't feel like I had to stay in the boxes.