Paramore’s “Hard Times” Debuts At #31 On Alternative Radio Chart

The new Paramore single is the top debut on this week’s Mediabase alternative listing.

Photo: Paramore's Hard Times Video | Fueled By Ramen

Despite not arriving until the fourth day of the April 16-22 tracking week, Paramore’s “Hard Times” debuts comfortably on this week’s Mediabase alternative airplay chart.

The song, which received ~322 tracking period spins, earns #31 on this week’s listing. It is the top debut on this week’s alternative chart.

“Hard Times” also received airplay at pop and hot adult contemporary radio this week, but it is not yet inside either format’s Top 40.

“Hard Times” is the lead single from Paramore’s forthcoming “After Laughter.”

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