Paramore opened their headlining set at Las Vegas’ When We Were Young festival over the weekend with a live debut of a long-requested rarity.
To begin the show, Hayley Williams and company delivered a performance of the song “All I Wanted” for the very first time. The closing track off of 2009’s Brand New Eyes, “All I Wanted” has become one of Paramore’s most beloved songs despite never before making into the band’s set list. Even Billie Eilish called it her favorite Paramore song.
Excitement over the song’s long-awaited live debut caused “All I Wanted” to trend on Twitter Sunday night and into Monday morning.
You can watch fan-shot footage of the performance posted to YouTube by user Petals for Armor.
Paramore’s set was one of the many anticipated sets of When We Were Young, which got off to a rough start when its first day, Saturday, was canceled due to dangerously high winds. The second day, Sunday, took place as scheduled, featuring performances from My Chemical Romance, Bring Me the Horizon, Jimmy Eat World and Avril Lavigne.
When We Were Young will return for a third day on October 29.
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