Metric Brings on the Fantasies

 

 

“Help I’m Alive” charts; tour announced

By Nancy Dunham

 

The wait for new
Metric music is over.

 

 

Fantasies, the band’s fourth full-length album, is
available on iTunes starting today. If that’s not enough, note you can grab a
CD April 14 release and buy tickets for the band’s U.S. tour in June.

 

 

All this is
happening just as the album’s first single, “Help I’m Alive,” debuts
at #1 on the FMQB Top 25 Singles Chart for U.S. Specialty (which publicists
couldn’t help but boast beat out music by Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Decemberists).

 

 

Check out the
band’s video and more news at its website: Metric.

 

 

The dates for Metric’s
June US tour:

 

 

June 4 – Seattle
– Showbox

June 5 —
Portland – Wonder

June 6 – San
Francisco – BFD

June 7 – San
Diego – Independence Jam

June 8 – Los
Angeles – Wiltern

June 11 – Denver
– Ogden

June 12 –
Lawrence – Granada

June 13 —
Minneapolis – First Ave.

June 14 –
Chicago – Metro

June 15 –
Detroit – St. Andrews

June 17 – New
York – Terminal 5

June 18 –
Washington, D.C.– 9:30 Club

June
19-Philadelphia – Trocadero

 

 

Check out more
about Metric at Blurt

 

 

[Photo Credit:
Jenny Lewis]

 

 

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