Metric Debuts Video for “Love You Back”

Metric has released a new video for album track “Love You Back.” The band continue their tour on February 11th in Clevleand, Ohio.
"Love You Back" Metric

Metric has released a new video for their album track “Love You Back.” A show of appreciation for the band’s fans, the video consists of a number of fan videos submitted via social media and edited together.

“‘Love You Back’ is about making a decision to stop being miserable,” notes frontwoman Emily Haines. “We get trapped in past incarnations of ourselves and decide that nothing can ever change. I’ve been held in place with wire and lace and waltzed around the drain. In the tension between a very dull standard of conventional morality and an intense desire to break out of it, our fixed ideas of ourselves and fear of any negative outside perception keep holding us back. What we desperately want is to ditch all that and be free.”
Haines adds, “The video for ‘Love You Back’ is performed by fans, each owning the song in their own way. It’s addictive to watch, like a version of Instagram in an alternate reality where people are way less concerned about crafting the perfect image of happiness and instead are just feeling it, and expressing it, for real, IRL.”

This Valentine’s Day, Metric is releasing limited edition colored 7” vinyl singles and an exclusive t-shirt for the song. “Love You Back” is the newest release from the band’s seventh LP Art of Doubt, out now via MMI/Crystal Math Music.

Metric, will embark on a co-headlining North American tour alongside Mexican rock band Zoé, supported by fellow Canadians July Talk. The extensive 27 city tour begins February 11 in Cleveland, and $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to the fight against climate change through the band’s ongoing work with the Plus1 organization.

METRIC LIVE
February 11
Cleveland, OH
House of Blues†
February 13
Boston, MA
House of Blues*
February 14
Philadelphia, PA
The Fillmore*
February 15
Washington DC
The Fillmore*
February 18
Brooklyn, NY
Kings Theatre*
February 21
Richmond, VA
The National†
February 22
Nashville, TN
Marathon Music Works*
February 24
Atlanta, GA
Tabernacle*
February 26
San Antonio, TX
Aztec Theatre*
February 28
Houston, TX
Revention Music Centre*
March 1
Dallas, TX
Southside Ballroom*
March 2
Austin, TX
Moody Theater*
March 4
Phoenix, AZ
The Van Buren*
March 5
San Diego, CA
CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theatre*
March 6
Los Angeles, CA
The Palladium*
March 9
Anaheim, CA
House of Blues*
March 10
Las Vegas, NV
The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan*
March 11
Riverside, CA
Riverside Municipal Auditorium*
March 13
San Francisco, CA
The Masonic*
March 14
Portland, OR
Crystal Ballroom†
March 15
Portland, OR
Crystal Ballroom†
March 16
Seattle, WA
The Moore*
March 18
Salt Lake City, UT
The Depot*
March 20
Denver, CO
The Fillmore*
March 21
Kansas City, MO
The Truman†
March 22
Chicago, IL
Aragon Ballroom*
March 23
Indianapolis, IN
Egyptian Room†
March 25
Detroit, MI
The Fillmore†
April 17
Victoria, BC
Save on Foods Memorial†
April 18
Vancouver, BC
Pacific Coliseum†
April 20
Calgary, AB
Stampede Corral†
April 21
Edmonton, AB
Shaw Conference Centre†
April 22
Saskatoon, SK
SaskTel Centre†
April 23
Winnipeg, MB
Bell MTS Place†
April 26
Toronto, ON
Scotiabank Arena†
April 27
Ottawa, ON
TD Place Arena†
April 28
London, ON
Budweiser Gardens†
May 2
Halifax, NS
Halifax Scotiabank Centre†
May 3
Moncton, NB
Avenir Centre†
May 5
Montreal, QC
Mtelus†
* with Zoé and July Talk
† with July Talk