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Coachella Exclusive: Metric Debut New Song!

Exclusive: The indie-popsters perform an acoustic version of new tune "Give Me Sympathy," and chat about their forthcoming record, tentatively due this fall.

After a period apart indulging in the proverbial solo projects, Metric reconvened in a Toronto studio earlier this year to being work on the much-anticipated follow up 2005’s Live it Out — and SPIN.com has the first leak: an acoustic rendition of “Give Me Sympathy,” as performed by guitarist Jimmy Shaw and vocalist Emily Haines at our Coachella pad.

Watch footage of the performance, as Shaw fingers through power-chords and Haines coos, “would you rather be the Beatles or the Rolling Stones?,” then watch a video interview, in which the band describe their new album (“big and expansive and airy”) and unique mindset going into the studio.

“Give Me Sympathy”

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