Music video by Metric performing "Black Sheep" from Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). (C) 2010 ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.
Metric is a Canadian indie rock and New Wave band. Originally formed in Toronto, the band has also, at various times, been based in Montreal, London, New York City and Los Angeles.
The band consists of vocalist Emily Haines (who also plays the synthesizer and guitar), guitarist James Shaw (who also plays the theremin), bassist Josh Winstead and drummer Joules Scott-Key. Their first full-length album, Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?, was released in 2003 and earned a Juno Award nomination for Best Alternative Album. Live It Out was released on October 4, 2005 and was nominated for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize for the Canadian Album of The Year and once again the Juno Award nomination for Best Alternative Album.
Their fourth studio album Fantasies (previously scheduled for an April 14 release) was released in Canada and the United States on April 7, 2009. It was shortlisted for the 2009 Polaris Music Prize for Canadian Album of the Year, and won the Alternative Album of the Year at the 2010 Juno Awards, as well as Group of the Year.
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