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Metric pay homage to David Lynch in ‘Nothing Is Excellent’ video

Metric pay homage to David Lynch in ‘Nothing Is Excellent’ video


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

Launched on Friday (August 11), ‘Nothing Is Excellent’ serves because the second preview of the band’s upcoming album ‘Formentera II’. The not too long ago launched observe 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 completely happy or sad.

Watch the music video for ‘Nothing Is Excellent’ beneath.

The music video for ‘Nothing Is Excellent’ – directed by Justin Broadbent, who has filmed a number of Metric movies up to now – additionally contains a tip of the hat to filmmakers comparable to 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 music, with stylistic nods to Terrence Malick and David Lynch. The music ends with a meditative and anthemic repetition of the phrase “nothing”, like I’m celebrating it and singing its praises. I like nothing!”

‘Nothing Is Excellent’ 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 may be bought right here.

Final 12 months’s ‘Formentera’ scored a four-star evaluate from Rhian Daly for NME. Daly wrote: “‘Formentera’ is an train in making an attempt to let go till it hits the title observe. ‘I Will By no means Settle’ is resilient however gentle, glittering melodies rippling by the observe and giving it an air of melancholy magic. ‘Oh Please’ rides on a syncopated, funk-tinged bassline. Come the arrival of closing observe ‘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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