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Watch Metric Cover Tom Waits' 'Strange Weather...

Metric's Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw (photo by Claire Lorenzo)

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Metric releases its next album, Synthetica, on June 12 on the group's own label, Metric Music International. They dropped by The Alternate Side in late March, 2012, for a live session and treated us to a cover of Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan's "Strange Weather," from Waits' 1988 album, Big Time. However, Emily Haines drew from Marianne Faithfull's version of the song, infusing it with a wistful, pained grace.  

 

 

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