Canadian new wave revivalists Metric are set to release their fifth album, Synthetica, on June 12th. 2009’s Fantasies was a bit of a breakout for them, so there’s a reasonable amount of anticipation this time around.
New single “Speed The Collapse” is another fine vocal performance from Emily Haines with atmospheric swirls of guitar and a driving, sing-along chorus:
Previous single “Youth Without Youth” has more attitude but the same electronic sheen and studio polish:
Metric’s career arc is definitely trending up. Catch them at Sasquatch, Lollapalooza or one of their US tour stops this fall.