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Old 04-28-2009, 05:00 PM   #16
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Pitchfork gave someone a bad review?!!
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Old 04-28-2009, 05:16 PM   #17
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I was listening to Help I'm Alive when I saw this thread!

i have two songs from Fantasies. I need to get the whole album. I remember the drummer for my old band was super into Metric. I like what I'd heard so far
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Old 04-28-2009, 05:22 PM   #18
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I love this album and hadn't heard of them prior to this (although I'd heard of Emily Haines). I need to check out their other albums.
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Old 04-28-2009, 05:46 PM   #19
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I cant stand Metric, but I must say that Help I'm Alive is a pretty good tune
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:32 PM   #20
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I love this album and hadn't heard of them prior to this (although I'd heard of Emily Haines). I need to check out their other albums.
Some people may suggest starting at the beginning, but I would move backwards. The last album, Live It Out, is also very good. Well, they're all pretty good, but I'd go with that one next.
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:44 PM   #21
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I like Emily's solo album well enough and I worship her work in BSS, but I'm just not crazy about Metric. Apparently this new album wouldn't change that.
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I cant stand Metric, but I must say that Help I'm Alive is a pretty good tune
I feel the opposite. Really, really like the album, but I think Help I'm Alive is pretty repetitive and tuneless. Doesn't start the album off on the right foot for me. Thankfully, Gold Guns Girls and Collect Call kick copious amounts of ass.
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Help I'm Alive may be repetitive, but I'd hardly call it tuneless.
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:17 AM   #24
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This.

And that.
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Old 04-29-2009, 10:15 PM   #25
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I've loved Metric since Old World Underground, and seen them live 2 or 3 times. They put on a hell of a show. I splurged on the special edition of Fantasies but I still don't have it though - something about a vinyl factory shutting down or amalgamating...

Stadium Love kicks quite a lot of ass.

Call me a snob, but I don't like that all the tweens have jumped on the Metric train.
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Old 05-02-2009, 10:00 AM   #26
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I'm surprised nobody went to bump this thread. I think the new album, Fantasies, is fantastic. It's one of my favorites of the year so far. It's gotten great reviews as well, apart from Pitchfork.
so i'm reading this thread and didn't realize the dates on the original posts were from quite a few years ago. i thought cujo was back.
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Old 05-10-2009, 07:56 PM   #27
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i listen to a canadian radio station that plays metric nonstop. i really do like their sound. i'm totally getting the album today!
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Old 05-14-2009, 09:25 AM   #28
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Good call. The album is great. I'm hoping for a cross Canada tour. They're playing a festival here in July. But I probably can't go to it.
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Old 11-15-2009, 01:48 PM   #29
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i listen to a canadian radio station that plays metric nonstop. i really do like their sound. i'm totally getting the album today!
Do you happen to listen to 102.1 The Edge? Every second songs seems to be a Metric song! (fulfilling the Cancon requirement I suppose!)

I looked up their tour dates and they're playing Buffalo tomorrow night; wish I had known this last week as I would have taken some time off to go see them.

Have downloaded lots of their stuff in the past week and so far, so good
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Do you happen to listen to 102.1 The Edge? Every second songs seems to be a Metric song! (fulfilling the Cancon requirement I suppose!)

I looked up their tour dates and they're playing Buffalo tomorrow night; wish I had known this last week as I would have taken some time off to go see them.

Have downloaded lots of their stuff in the past week and so far, so good
Yes! That's the one! I love that station.
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