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Trivia / Metric

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  • Black Sheep Hit: Parodied with the song "Black Sheep" (which was used during the end credits of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, and deliberately references an out-of-style song that becomes successful), then done for real with "Eclipse (All Yours)", a soft ballad that's just about the farthest thing from their signature sound (and became a hit on the back of the Twilight fanbase).
  • Colbert Bump: The band first came to prominence when one of their singles was used in a commercial for Polaroid cameras in 2001, but it was their inclusion on the Twilight: Eclipse soundtrack (and the accompanying music video) that really pushed them into the limelight.
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  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: To date, the "Mainstream" EP has never officially been released, but it continues to be circulated among hardcore Metric fans on the internet.
  • No-Hit Wonder: Despite their career stretching back ten years, a massive popularity bump with their tie-in single released on the Eclipse soundtrack and massive critical acclaim in their home country, their biggest album barely cracked the top ten.


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