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“And it’s amazing to have kids coming up to us after shows saying ‘I listened to you driving to high school and now I listen to you driving to college.’” The signature Metric idea is that the sweet spot in music and in life comes from luxuriating in the battle and then celebrating fiercely when you win. The bar was open, the drinks flowing, and periodically plates of micro greens, posh crudite and fancy grilled cheese sandwich squares would appear to help guests like Nick Zinner and Adam Green soak up the booze. On my way to the bar for yet another Stoli and soda I accidentally jostled Metric guitarist Jimmy Shaw on his way from the bar carrying a bunch of shots.
Metric are a testament to the idea that struggle breeds greatness.
But then she smiled, and we discussed the way it weirdly all gets better as you evolve beyond the nubile but aimless post-adolescent decade of your 20s and into the self-assured sexiness that is your 30s.
“I look better than I did ten years ago,” Haines said without hesitation.
I was working as a cheesemonger, learning to cut 60 kilo wheels of parmesan with a bare wire and surreptitiously drinking behind the counter. That spring, we spent every lunch hour at his apartment, reeking of cheese and on the verge of tears, listening to Live It Out over and over again.
I tell them how I cried to "Monster Hospital," how it was a hard transformation that left me uglier and lonelier for it. Living day in, day out with Metric, hearing directly how the music coaxed someone through a difficult, chrysalis period seems to confirm that the magic is working.