Paramore scrap “Ain’t It Fun” video; announce video for “Daydreaming” instead

October 13, 2013 by Philip Obenschain

Paramore scrap “Ain’t It Fun” video; announce video for “Daydreaming” instead

Paramore's Hayley Williams has announced, in a blog post, that the band have decided to scrap their planned music video for "Ain't It Fun," the third single from their latest, self-titled album.

We first brought you word of the video back in July, followed by a behind the scenes photo from the group's shoot in August.

Jonathan Desbiens, better known as Jodeb, was tapped to direct. No specific details have been provided for cause the video's cancelation, aside from "unhappiness with the direction the video was headed."

Williams additionally announced that the band have already filmed a new video for "Daydreaming," their next planned single in the U.K., and will re-shoot a video for "Ain't It Fun" in the near future. "Daydreaming" follows videos for singles "Now" and "Still Into You," as well as a bonus animated video for "Anklebiters."

Check out Hayley's full post below:

"Ain't it done?

Hey everybody, it’s Hayley. Back again and I wanted to fill you guys in on something that we’ve been getting a lot of questions about…

We posted a picture a few months ago from behind the scenes of a video we shot for our song, “Ain’t It Fun” … Turns out, the process of making and completing this video has been well, not fun. ZING! To keep things short and BS free, we were not happy with where this video was headed and ultimately, made the decision to pull it. 

Not to worry, though! We have since shot another video… for a song called “Daydreaming”, which we’re releasing as a single for our friends across the pond. Of course, we are planning on shooting another video for “Ain’t It Fun” as soon as we get a chance. When we figure out all the details for that, we’ll tell you! 

So sorry we kept you guys hanging for so long. Thanks for all the excitement and for all the patience, it hasn’t gone unnoticed. No one is more anxious than us to have the right music video for “Ain’t It Fun”. It’s one of our favorite Paramore songs to date and when the time comes, it’s going to have a video worthy of that sentiment. 

Love each and every one of you. See you at the show smile

Hayley"

Paramore will kick of their Self-Titled Tour of North America this week, followed by runs in Australia, New Zealand, and a sponsored cruise. Here's a full list of the band's upcoming dates:

Oct 15 - Key Arena - Seattle, WA ^%
Oct 16 - PNE Forum - Vancouver, BC ^
Oct 18 - HP Pavilion - San Jose, CA ^%
Oct 19 - Honda Center - Anaheim, CA ^%
Oct 22 - Save Mart Center - Fresno, CA ^%
Oct 23 - Viejas Arena - San Diego, CA ^%
Oct 26 - Grand Prairie Verizon Theatre - Dallas, TX ^%
Oct 27 - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion - Houston, TX ^%
Oct 29 - Independence Events Center - Kansas City, MO ^%
Oct 30 - Fabulous Fox Theater - St. Louis, MO ^%
Nov 1 - Austin360 Amphitheater - Austin, TX ^%
Nov 2-3 - Voodoo Music + Arts Experience - New Orleans, LA
Nov 4 - BB&T Center - Ft. Lauderdale, FL ^%
Nov 5 - UCF Convocation Center - Orlando, FL ^%
Nov 8 - Susquehanna Bank Center - Camden, NJ ^%
Nov 9 - Patriot Center - Fairfax, VA ^%
Nov 11 - Sands Bethlehem Event Center - Bethlehem, PA ^%
Nov 13 - Madison Square Garden - New York, NY ^%
Nov 15 - DCU Center - Boston, MA ^%
Nov 17 - Mohegan Sun Arena - Uncasville, CT ^%
Nov 18 - Bell Centre - Montreal, QU ^&
Nov 20 - Theatre at Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON ^&
Nov 21 - The Palace Of Auburn Hills - Detroit, MI ^%
Nov 23 - Roy Wilkins Auditorium - St. Paul, MN ^%
Nov 24 - UIC Pavilion - Chicago, IL ^%
Nov 26 - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN ^%
Nov 27 - The Arena at Gwinnett Center - Atlanta, GA ^%
Jan 9 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, Australia #$
Jan 11 - Allphones Arena - Sydney, Australia #$
Jan 12 - Myer Music Bowl - Melbourne, Australia #$
Jan 14 - Adelaide Entertainment Centre - Adelaide, Australia #$
Jan 16 - Perth Arena - Perth, Australia #$
Jan 19 - Vector Arena - Auckland, NZ #
Jan 21 - CBS Canterbury Arena - Christchurch, NZ #
March 7-11 - Parahoy! *

^ with Hellogoodbye
% with Metric
& with LIGHTS
# with  twenty | one | pilots
$ with You Me At Six
* with Tegan and Sara, New Found Glory, Shiny Toy Guns, mewithoutYou, Bad Rabbits, Reuben Wu

Listen to "Daydreaming," from Paramore, below:

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