Further illustration of the stratospheric potency of their lyrics, melodies, instrumentation and execution. Metric is an artistic wonder, cruising at a different altitude.

This is from back in 2000 or so when it was just Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw making demos that were so much more tasty than the too-polished contrivances of industry “leaders.”

I should be living
Giving my mind a chance to rewind
And playback beautiful music
I should be living
Giving my mind a chance to rewind
And playback dangerous rhythms

We almost forgot
Every building is a shop
Every person is a shopper
Finally it almost seemed we
Almost forgot
Every building is a shop
Every person is a shopper, Finally