Careful (Paramore song)

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Single by Paramore
from the album Brand New Eyes
Released July 12, 2010[1]
Recorded 2009
Length 3:50
Label Fueled by Ramen
Paramore singles chronology
"The Only Exception"
"Playing God"

"Careful" is a song by the American rock band Paramore, and is the fourth single from their third studio album, Brand New Eyes. The song charted on the Billboard Hot 100 the week Brand New Eyes was released before it was announced as a single. It charted due to digital downloads. Several radio websites announced this as an upcoming US single.[1]

Music video[edit]

It was announced on the official Paramore fanclub that a video containing live footage of the song would be released on June 8, 2010. The video was shot and edited by Brandon Chesbro, who also directed the video for the band's previous single "The Only Exception".[2] The video was released via Fueled by Ramen's YouTube account. It contains performances of the song in many concerts throughout 2009 and includes clips from their Brisbane Soundwave Tour and also at their one-off performance at Festival Hall in Melbourne, Australia. The clip also contains footage from their 2010 Spring Tour as well as their 2009 Fall Tour. It also shows clips of the band off stage. The music video is also the third of Paramore's videos to be a compilation of performances from various concerts, the first two being "All We Know" from All We Know Is Falling and "Hallelujah" from Riot!.[3]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2009/2010) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[4] 89
Portugal (AFP)[5] 44
UK Singles (The Official Chart Company)[6] 108
UK Rock Singles (The Official Chart Company) 3
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[7] 78
U.S. Alternative Songs (Billboard)[8] 37


  1. ^ a b Praxis Media. "Radio1 Rodos Greece ::: UK Forthcoming Singles ::: Charts, DJ Promos, Dance, Lyrics, Free Mp3 Samples Downloads". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  2. ^ "Twitter / Brandon Chesbro: Careful is a live video". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  3. ^ “”. "Paramore: Careful [OFFICIAL VIDEO]". YouTube. Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  4. ^ "ARIA Report Issue 1070 – August 30, 2010". ARIA Charts. Retrieved November 17, 2010.
  5. ^ "Paramore - Careful - Music Charts". Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  6. ^ "Chart Log UK – Chart Coverage and Record Sales 2009 and Special Single-File Version". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  7. ^ "Chart History: The Only Exception - Paramore". Retrieved 2012-11-30. 
  8. ^ "Paramore Music News & Info". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 

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