The Final Riot!

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The Final Riot!
Live album by Paramore
Released November 24, 2008
(see Release history)
Recorded August 12, 2008 in Chicago, United States
Genre Alternative rock, pop punk, emo-pop[1]
Length 66:36
Label Fueled by Ramen
Paramore chronology
Live in the UK 2008
(2008)
The Final Riot!
(2008)
Brand New Eyes
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net (85%) link
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

The Final Riot! is the second official live album by the American rock band Paramore and was released on November 25, 2008 with a bonus DVD containing the full live concert plus behind-the-scenes footage.

The DVD was filmed on August 12, 2008, at the Congress Theater in Chicago on the The Final Riot! Summer Tour. It contains a documentary entitled "40 Days of Riot!", showing the band on tour. It is available in a standard and limited deluxe edition, which includes a 36-color-page booklet of the tour, along with another documentary, 40 MORE Days of Riot!. It is also the first album with current guitarist, Taylor York.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Hayley Williams and Josh Farro

No. Title Length
1. "Born for This"   5:46
2. "That's What You Get"   3:34
3. "Here We Go Again"   4:10
4. "Fences"   3:31
5. "Crushcrushcrush"   3:15
6. "Let the Flames Begin"   5:38
7. "When It Rains"   4:04
8. "My Heart"   5:31
9. "Decoy"   3:14
10. "Pressure"   3:02
11. "For a Pessimist, I'm Pretty Optimistic"   4:27
12. "We Are Broken"   5:25
13. "Emergency"   5:23
14. "Hallelujah" (contains excerpt from Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah") 4:57
15. "Misery Business"   4:40

Personnel[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date
United Kingdom November 24, 2008
United States November 25, 2008
Australia November 29, 2008
Brazil December 6, 2008[2]
Colombia December 8, 2008

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak position
2008 Australian Albums Chart[3] 38
UK Albums Chart[4] 153
UK Rock Chart[5] 18
U.S. Billboard 200[6] 88
U.S. Billboard Rock Albums[6] 22
U.S. Billboard Alternative Albums[6] 15
2009 Finnish Albums Chart[7] 31

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Final Riot!". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  2. ^ "The FINAL RIOT (CD & DVD) | Music , Music Genres, Pop/Rock : JB HI-FI". Jbhifionline.com.au. 2008-11-28. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  3. ^ Steffen Hung. "Paramore — The Final Riot!". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  4. ^ Chart Log UK Zobbel.de.
  5. ^ Top 40 Rock Albums : 14.12.2008 BBC. URL archived on 2008-12-18.
  6. ^ a b c "Paramore Album & Song Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2013-04-07. 
  7. ^ "Suomen virallinen lista". Pop.yle.fi. 2010-08-05. Retrieved 2013-02-17.