Jeremy Davis

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Jeremy Davis
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Davis performing with Paramore, 2009
Background information
Birth name Jeremiah Clayton Davis
Born (1985-02-08) February 8, 1985 (age 30)
Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock, pop punk, emo
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 2004–present
Associated acts Paramore
Notable instruments
Fender Jeremy Davis custom shop model
Gibson Grabber

Jeremiah Clayton "Jeremy" Davis (born February 8, 1985) is an American musician best known as the bassist for the band Paramore.

Early life[edit]

In 2002, at the age of 16, he was living in Franklin, Tennessee, where he played in a funk cover band called The Factory, where he met Hayley Williams. Through Williams, Davis met the other members, brothers Josh Farro and Zac Farro, then forming Paramore.

Personal life[edit]

On September 30, 2011, he married British actress Kathryn Camsey.[1] The couple's first child, Bliss Belle Buttercup Davis, was born on 28 December 2013.[2]


Main article: Paramore

Paramore was created in Franklin, Tennessee in 2004 by the two brothers Josh Farro (lead guitar/backing vocals) and Zac Farro (drums). Taylor York was also a part of the band from the very beginning, but his parents wanted him to finish school first and later returned in 2007. Later, they asked Hayley Williams (lead vocals/keyboards) to join the band, and through Hayley, Jeremy Davis (bass guitar) joined as well. In 2005, John Janick, founder of record label Fueled by Ramen, signed a contract with them. Prior to forming Paramore,[3] the other members of what was soon to be Paramore had been "edgy about the whole female thing" of having Williams as singer, but as they were good friends, she began writing with them, and eventually became a member.[4] The band was eventually signed to a deal on Fueled by Ramen. However, before they began recording, Davis left the band to become a pizza man in this interview he later explains that he was in debt and scared and trying to balance many things but it didn't work out he says " yeah I got a job at Dominos but I discovered how terrible I was at everything it lasted about 3 days"  ; the song "All We Know" is about this. For this time, Davis was replaced by John Hembree. The band released their first album, All We Know Is Falling, without him. However, he rejoined soon afterwards and was present on the band's second album, Riot!. Davis also plays bass on the live albums The Final Riot! and Live in the UK. The band's third album, Brand New Eyes, was released on September 29, 2009. Their fourth album, Paramore, was released in 2013.



  1. ^ Justin Harp (2011-10-03). Paramore's Jeremy Davis weds British actress Kathryn Camsey.
  2. ^ "Jeremy Davis on Twitter". Twitter. 
  3. ^ Hayley Williams; Josh Farro (2007-06-26). ASL's Exclusive Interview With Paramore. Interview with Joshua Martin. Retrieved 2007-10-12. 
  4. ^ Josh Farro; Bob Krenchaw; Jeremy Davis (2006-07-14). Interview With Paramore. Interview with cathyreay. Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
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