Metric Leads the Canadian Invasion
Metric has been earning Canadian music the respect that it deserves on the world stage. Singer Emily Haines writes songs that blend elements of new wave, indie pop, and progressive music to create a style uniquely her own. The band's debut full-length album 'Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?' was an immediate hit & paved the way for the even more expansive and biting 2005 follow-up 'Live It Out'. Check out their latest video 'Poster of A Girl' which features a paranoid looking Haines wandering the city, eventually finding herself as a spectator at her own show.
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Metric, who once considered themselves a bit of a vagrant band, citing the likes of Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Toronto, and London home, became identified with the Canadian Invasion around the time of their first album 'Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?'. Lead singer Emily Haines has a rich history with ties to such acts as Broken Social Scene, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Stars.
Emily Haines & company deliver a powerful anthem to follow up their breakthrough debut album 'Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?' Director Micah Meisner creates a horrific slasher-movie feel to accompany Haines as she struggles with war as it relates to her own personal fears.
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