Wed. Nov 29th, 2023

Canadian indie icons Metric have launched a brand new single, ‘Nothing Is Good’ and its accompanying music video.

READ MORE: Metric – ‘Formentera’ overview: indie icons strategy life’s ups and downs with Balearic bliss

Launched on Friday (August 11), ‘Nothing Is Good’ serves because the second preview of the band’s upcoming album ‘Formentera II’. The just lately launched monitor is a principally acoustic minimize, with vocalist Emily Haines singing about being caught in a relationship the place one feels caught in a rut, and isn’t essentially glad or sad.

Watch the music video for ‘Nothing Is Good’ under.

The music video for ‘Nothing Is Good’ – directed by Justin Broadbent, who has filmed a number of Metric movies up to now – additionally contains a tip of the hat to filmmakers resembling David Lynch and Terrence Malick.

Emily Haines mentioned of the music video through a press launch: “We labored with Justin Broadbent to create an atmospheric and surreal visible accompaniment to boost the otherworldly temper of the track, with stylistic nods to Terrence Malick and David Lynch. The track ends with a meditative and anthemic repetition of the phrase “nothing”, like I’m celebrating it and singing its praises. I really like nothing!”

‘Nothing Is Good’ comes a month after the discharge of the album’s first single, ‘Simply The As soon as’. ‘Formentera II’ is scheduled for launch on October 13 through Metric Music Worldwide/Thirty Tigers. Pre-orders are actually obtainable and could be bought right here.

Final yr’s ‘Formentera’ scored a four-star overview from Rhian Daly for NME. Daly wrote: “‘Formentera’ is an train in attempting to let go till it hits the title monitor. ‘I Will By no means Settle’ is resilient however gentle, glittering melodies rippling by means of the monitor and giving it an air of melancholy magic. ‘Oh Please’ rides on a syncopated, funk-tinged bassline. Come the arrival of closing monitor ‘Paths In The Sky’, a buzzing slice of hovering indie, it feels that the band have accepted life’s up and downs.”

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