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Paramore’s Hayley Williams Contemplated Career as Barista After Split with Farro Brothers

Image courtesy of Facebook.com/Paramore (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Facebook.com/Paramore (via ABC News Radio)

Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams experienced some dark days after brothers Josh Farro and Zac Farro left the band in 2010 to form their own group, Novel American .  The singer says that the fallout from the split almost caused her to quit the band and pursue a less stressful career.

“There were definitely days I would wake up and think it would be so easy to put up some sort of letter saying it's just too hard, we've had a good run, and go, like, get a job serving coffee or doing something normal,” she tells Rolling Stone .

Williams adds that the conflict with the Farro brothers also helped inspire the band’s songwriting process for their upcoming self-titled album, which drops on April 9.  “The fact that two guys left the band and then we decided not give up, but then a year later we wrote what to me is our best album yet,” she explains.  “Everything happens for a reason so, as cliché as it sounds, I can't afford to look at it any differently.”

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