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Pop / Rock 17/03/2009

Metric - New Fantasies Release

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TORONTO, Canada (Top40 Charts/ 02 Records) - Following 2005's highly acclaimed 'Live It Out', Metric returns with their highly anticipated fourth full length studio album 'Fantasies'.

Written by the band in a farmhouse outside Seattle and by frontwoman Emily Haines while on a soul-cleansing sojourn to Argentina, 'Fantasies' is a densely textured modern mix of psychedelia, electro, and rock with a 'really big and really dreamy' sound, says guitarist/co-founder Jimmy Shaw.

Haines adds, 'For me, the major influences on the record were the places we wrote it: Bear Creek, this utopian farmhouse studio, and then our own studio in Toronto, which definitely brought in the electro, dance and rock elements because the city feels so good right now and so many of our musician friends were around. And then for me, being in Buenos Aires, most of the songs I brought to this record came out of being in exile with just a piano and a guitar. And then in the final stages, mixing at Electric Lady in NYC brought everything around to where we first met Josh and Joules.'

'Fantasies' will be available in the US April 14, 2009.

Tracklisting:
Help I'm Alive
Sick Muse
Satellite Mind
Twilight Galaxy
Gold Guns Girls
Gimme Sympathy
Collect Call
Front Row
Blindness
Stadium Love

'Fantasies' is available for pre-order via ilovemetric.com. There are several packages available, but ALL pre-orders come with an immediate download of 'Help I've Alive' (album version) and two exclusive pre-order tracks - 'Gimme Sympathy' (acoustic version) and Metric's cover of Pink Floyd's 'Nobody Home'.

All packages feature the highest quality download available, with a choice of premium, DRM-free 320kbps MP3s or Lossless FLAC.

Additional packages on ilovemetric.com include a limited edition package featuring band autographs, 2 high quality 12?12" prints featuring studio and tour photos, 'Hollywood in Cambodia' artwork, 7" vinyl of 'Help I'm Alive' with the exclusive 'Help I'm a B-side' B-side , Fantasies vinyl, hardcover digipack CD, and a full album download featuring 'Hollywood in Cambodia' digital track artwork and a studio bonus track, 'Waves'.






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