In 1996, she distributed a limited-edition album entitled Cut in Half and Also Double that included songs written and recorded during her student years.As of July 2016, Metric has released six studio albums: Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?Setting up their own label seemed like the best way to do that.
Their first official studio album, Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? It was followed by Live It Out, released on October 4, 2005.
The album was nominated for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize for the "Canadian Album of the Year" and for the 2006 Juno Awards for "Best Alternative Album".
The art director/designer/photographer Justin Broadbent also won an award for "Recording Package of the Year" for Synthetica.
Metric's sixth album, Pagans in Vegas, was released on September 18, 2015.
I tried to rewrite it and insisted on rerecording it, where I put in all these dark undertones. It was like having someone just ruin a beautiful sunset. I mean, okay, people have millions and millions of dollars [and] can shoot anything out of a canon. Yeah, we're not doing , but for the organization that we are and the people that we are and our dedication, our creativity, our love and our commitment?
At what we do, we are the best, and what we do is…we aren't really sure, but we do it with all our hearts. “It’s still a record company,” says Shaw, “it’s just one that we put together.” The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business? The song seemed like such lyrical departure for you, to the point that I was almost startled by how frank you are singing about love. Is that what you're going to go toward your whole life? I want to ask you about "The Shade," the first single from the album. It was like sitting on the edge of a cliff with your friends, sharing a joint and looking out at the sunset and then just having them, like, puke. In the video for "The Shade," Jimmy tears up a magazine that’s supposed to look like Yeah. Guitarist and Metric co-founder Jimmy Shaw reckons it’s a natural development for a band who struggled with the product based mentality of traditional record labels.