Friday, July 24, 2009


Metric is a New Wave/indie rock band. Originally formed in 1998 in New York City. The band consists of vocalist Emily Haines (who also plays the synthesizer and guitar), guitarist James Shaw (who also plays the theremin), bassist Josh Winstead and drummer Joules Scott-Key. Their first full-length album, Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?, was released in 2003 and earned a Juno Award nomination for Best Alternative Album. Live It Out was released on October 4, 2005 and was nominated for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize for the Canadian Album of The Year and once again the Juno Award nomination for Best Alternative Album.

Their songs "Monster Hospital", "Police and the Private" and "Front Row" have been used on the television show Grey's Anatomy. "Monster Hospital" has also been used in CSI: Miami.
Their fourth studio album Fantasies was released in Canada and the United States on April 7, 2009


Metric är en New Wave / indie rockband. Ursprungligen bildades de år 1998 i New York. Bandet består av sångaren Emily Haines (som också spelar synt och gitarr), gitarristen James Shaw (som också spelar theremin), basisten Josh Winstead och trummis Joules Scott-Key. Deras första album, Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?, Släpptes under 2003 och fick priset Juno Award för bästa alternativa album. Live It Out släpptes den 4 oktober 2005 och var nominerad till 2006 Polaris Music Prize för den kanadensiska Album det året och en Juno Award nominering för bästa alternativa album. Deras låtar "Monster Hospital", "Police and the Private" och "Front Row" har använts i TV serier så som Grey's Anatomy. "Monster Hospital" har också använts i CSI: Miami. Deras fjärde studio album Fantasies släpptes i Kanada och Förenta staterna den 7 april 2009.

Metric - Give me Simpathy


K said...

nice song!

ps: What is it about Swedish girls that make them so stylish?! I really need to know that ;)

K said...

oh, i added your link to my blog!
have a nice day!

Stefani said...

It's a nice song! She looks great in the video:)

kristina michelle said...

i LOVE metric. emily haines is absolutely amazing in every sense of the word. "handshakes" is one of my favorite songs by her. david bitton even used her on his design site.

pretty awesome.

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