History Music / Metric

23rd Jan '17 5:27:43 PM Xtifr
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The band is known for a heavy mix of fast-paced [[NewWaveMusic New Wave]]/electropop music, which became their signature sound. In addition to her work with the band, Haines has performed with various indie bands, including Music/BrokenSocialScene (with Shaw), Stars (she sang the female part of "Going, Going, Gone" which was recorded before Amy Millan joined the band), KC Accidental and The Stills, and has also recorded two solo albums (under Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton), ''Knives Don't Have Your Back'' and ''What Is Free to a Good Home?'' The other band members have also branched into side projects.

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The band is known for a heavy mix of fast-paced [[NewWaveMusic New Wave]]/electropop NewWaveMusic/electropop music, which became their signature sound. In addition to her work with the band, Haines has performed with various indie bands, including Music/BrokenSocialScene (with Shaw), Stars (she sang the female part of "Going, Going, Gone" which was recorded before Amy Millan joined the band), KC Accidental and The Stills, and has also recorded two solo albums (under Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton), ''Knives Don't Have Your Back'' and ''What Is Free to a Good Home?'' The other band members have also branched into side projects.



* XMeetsY: NewWave meets IndiePop (or on their older albums, GarageRock).

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* XMeetsY: NewWave NewWaveMusic meets IndiePop (or on their older albums, GarageRock).
8th Jun '16 10:30:01 AM Morgenthaler
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** "Lie Lie Lie"'s second verse has every second line go "Rage against the dying of the light" in a ShoutOut to DylanThomas.

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** "Lie Lie Lie"'s second verse has every second line go "Rage against the dying of the light" in a ShoutOut to DylanThomas.Creator/DylanThomas.
21st Jan '16 1:48:17 PM Morgenthaler
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** "Twilight Galaxy" has a possible shout out to {{IAMX}} in the line 'There's no glitter in the gutter/there's no twilight galaxy', as "There's glitter in the gutter" is one of the lines in IAMX's song "Skin Vision".

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** "Twilight Galaxy" has a possible shout out to {{IAMX}} Music/{{IAMX}} in the line 'There's no glitter in the gutter/there's no twilight galaxy', as "There's glitter in the gutter" is one of the lines in IAMX's song "Skin Vision".
25th Dec '15 12:48:11 PM Morgenthaler
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''To believe in [[ThePowerOfRock the power of songs]]''\\
''To believe in [[GirlsNeedRoleModels the power of girls]]"''

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''To believe in [[ThePowerOfRock the power of songs]]''\\
songs''\\
''To believe in [[GirlsNeedRoleModels the power of girls]]"''girls"''
23rd Oct '15 3:56:25 AM Ulysses21
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-->"NO ONE'S GET-TING OUT! ''OOOO-OOooOOO'' WITHOUT STAAAAADIUM LOVE!"

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-->"NO ONE'S GET-TING OUT! -->"[[PunctuatedForEmphasis NO. ONE'S. GET-TING. OUT!]] ''OOOO-OOooOOO'' WITHOUT STAAAAADIUM LOVE!"
23rd Oct '15 3:54:41 AM Ulysses21
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-->"NO ONE'S GET-TING OUT! ''OOOO-OOooOOO'' WITHOUT STAAAAADIUM LOVE!"



-> '''Emily:''' "I had just gotten back from Coachella, and I walked into the studio and noticed on the bulletin board that Joules had written ‘spider vs bat'... For me, that phrase triggered an entire narrative that was about a gladiator-style enormo-dome where everything turns in on itself, with every form of aggression on display for spectators"

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-> --> '''Emily:''' "I had just gotten back from Coachella, and I walked into the studio and noticed on the bulletin board that Joules had written ‘spider vs bat'... For me, that phrase triggered an entire narrative that was about a gladiator-style enormo-dome where everything turns in on itself, with every form of aggression on display for spectators"
23rd Oct '15 3:26:01 AM Ulysses21
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* TheThunderdome: The setting for "Stadium Love"
-> '''Emily:''' "I had just gotten back from Coachella, and I walked into the studio and noticed on the bulletin board that Joules had written ‘spider vs bat'... For me, that phrase triggered an entire narrative that was about a gladiator-style enormo-dome where everything turns in on itself, with every form of aggression on display for spectators"
10th Oct '15 8:14:46 PM TheAndyman14
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**"Lie Lie Lie"'s second verse has every second line go "Rage against the dying of the light" in a ShoutOut to DylanThomas.
10th Oct '15 6:31:32 AM TheAndyman14
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-->"Et de ne jamais le trouver
-->[[SubvertedTrope Coming in your pants]]
-->Qui ne pense qu'à coucher avec une"
9th Oct '15 7:38:50 AM TheAndyman14
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* SpokenWordInMusic: The verses in "Rock Me Now" are narrated by Emily in this manner, while James sings the chorus.
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