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Help I'm Alive

Help I'm Alive

by Metric

Influences

Influences on Metric

Influenced by Metric

"I think all of us are inspired by other mediums besides music. We don't listen to music that sounds like the genre that we're in. For me, it's a lot of film. Inland Empire, the David Lynch film, was a theme for me throughout the writing of the record. Now we're actually working on a soundtrack with the director Edgar Wright, who did Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. Nigel Godrich curated the soundtrack, and we did a song on the soundtrack. And they're going to be filming in Toronto, so they're going to be working in our studio, and we're really happy about that because I get a lot of inspiration from filmmakers." - Emily Haines (Source)

Influences on Metric:
  • The Smiths
  • Steely Dan
  • Modern Lovers
  • Talking Heads
  • The Pixies
  • Sinead O'Conner
  • M.I.A.
  • Fever Ray
  • Flash Lightening
  • Tropic Appetites by Carla Bley
  • Lee Hazelwood
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