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Stream Metric Pagans In Vegas

Metric is six albums deep into this thing with no signs of slowing down — Pagans In Vegas follows 2012’s Synthetica, which was a better fifth record than any band of this caliber needed it to be. Not sure if Pagans In Vegas will live up to that, but we’ve heard a bunch of singles […]

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Metric – “Lie, Lie, Lie”

We’ve already heard a bunch of tracks from Metric’s upcoming sixth album, Pagans In Vegas. “The Shade,” “Cascades,” “Too Bad, So Sad,” and “Fortunes” have all been fine but not great, and this one continues along those lines. Emily Haines captures some of the spunky energy here she had back in the Old World Underground […]

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Metric – “Fortunes”

Pagans In Vegas, the forthcoming album from the Canadian synth-rock stars Metric, has already yielded the new songs “The Shade,” “Cascades,” and “Too Bad, So Sad.” Now we get to hear a fourth: “Fortunes,” a tense and itchy new waver that explodes into a lovely, fluttery chorus. Talking about the song’s lyrics to Entertainment Weekly, […]

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Metric – “Cascades”

Last month, Metric released lead single “The Shade” with the promise of an album announcement to come. That day is here: The Canadian band’s sixth album is called Pagans In Vegas, and will be out on 9/18. They’ve also shared another new track called “Cascades,” which they describe as “the song we consider the pounding […]

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Metric – “The Shade”

Metric have shared a new single called “The Shade,” their first new song since the release of Synthetica is 2012, outside of a demo that they shared at the end of last year. It sounds like a natural extension of that record — still a little more polished than their earlier work, but this is […]