Metric Live It Out on LP
Live It Out is the critically acclaimed sophomore release from Canadian new wave band Metric - Emily Haines (vocals, synthesizers), Jimmy Shaw (guitar, vocals, producer), Joshua Winstead (bass) and Joules Scott Key (drums) - issued on Last Gang Records in 2005.
Shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize and nominated for "Alternative Album of the Year" at the Juno Awards, the glistening 10-song set emphasizes the guitar unlike that of their synth-heavy 2003 debut, Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? and features the three soaring singles "Monster Hospital," "Poster of a Girl" and "Empty."
"Lighter on the obsequious keyboards - played by Haines - and heavier on Jimmy Shaw's hard guitars, it's the sound of a band moving even further away from their contemporaries. It's to Sonic Youth and their gritty punk that they've turned, with Haines inching closer to PJ Harvey's questioning attitude and vengeful delivery, especially on the provocative strut of Glass Ceiling." - Betty Clarke, The Guardian
"Think of Metric as a poppier Yeah Yeah Yeahs or Breeders and think of Live It Out as another step toward indie-pop splendor." - Sal Cinquemani, Slant Magazine
Metric Live It Out Track Listing:
2. Glass Ceiling
4. Too Little Too Late
5. Poster Of A Girl
6. Monster Hospital
7. Patriarch On A Vespa
8. Police And The Private
9. Ending Start
10. Live It Out