I should probably check out Paramore’s back catalog because I was under the impression that they were a rock band and that I was likely to enjoy their newest album, After Laughter. Well … I do have to give the band credit for writing some catchy lyrics like “shot a hole in the sun,” “a dream is good if you don’t wear it out,” and my favorite, “low-key, no pressure, just hang with me and my weather.” I also was really beginning to enjoy that one song, “Fake Happy” (maybe mostly because it opens with an instrument that impressed itself upon me as actually being a guitar) until my wife pointed out, “If I find myself with enough energy to laugh and smile and be fake-happy (like the song says), maybe I’m actually just happy,” a comment I then found I enjoyed much more than the song. So it goes.
Suggested Use: Building your first robot? The strong synth elements of this album are certain to make for a good inspirational soundtrack to your efforts. Also, the Emo roots of this band could go a long way to helping you design feelings for your robot’s AI which we humans need it to have so that it can be relied upon to not try and take over the world. Unlike Watson. That dude is clearly a stone-cold world dominator. All for our own good, of course. All for our own good.