Metric

Metric

indie, indie rock, female vocalists, Canadian, alternative

Metric is an indie rock/New Wave band formed in 1998 in Toronto, Canada. The band members are Emily Haines (vocals, synths, guitar, tambourine), James Shaw (guitar, synths, theremin, backing vocals), Josh Winstead (bass, synths, backing vocals) and Joules Scott-Key (drums). The band name was inspired after a sound called "Metric" that was programmed by Shaw on his keyboard. They were based at various times at Toronto, Montreal, London, NYC and LA.

Fantasies [2009]
  • 1. Help I'm Alive (4:35)
  • 2. Sick Muse (4:17)
  • 3. Satellite Mind (3:43)
  • 4. Twilight Galaxy (4:54)
  • 5. Gold Guns Girls (4:05)
  • 6. Gimme Sympathy (3:55)
  • 7. Collect Call (4:46)
  • 8. Front Row (3:34)
  • 9. Blindness (4:27)
  • 10. Stadium Love (4:13)

Fantasies is the name of the fourth album released by the Canadian indie rock band Metric. It was released on April 7, 2009. In the U.S. it debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers, and peaked at #76 on the Billboard 200. In Canada it debuted at #8 on the Canadian Albums Chart and peaked at #6. In Australia, the album debuted at #48. Background: The first single release from the album, "Help I'm Alive", was added to the iTunes Store on December 23, 2008 in Canada. Read more on Last.fm.