Paramore have explained the title of their forthcoming self-titled album, which will be released on April 9th, 2013.
"The whole making of this album was a rediscovering of ourselves as a band and as friends," the band wrote in a blog post. "It was a process that allowed us the freedom to explore new territory artistically and to liberate ourselves as musicians, singers, as people!
"Sincerely, we feel that the best way to give it a name is just to call it what it is. This album is us."
The album was produced by Grammy-nominated producer Justin Meldal-Johnson, known for his work with Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Tegan and Sara, and M83. The first single is entitled "Now."
The band will herald the release of "Paramore" with a Southeast Asian/Australian tour. The trek includes dates in Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines, as well as a prominent role on Australia's annual Soundwave festival tour.