Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?

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Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
Studio album by Metric
Released September 2, 2003
Recorded Elgonix Labs, Los Angeles, USA
Genre New wave, indie rock
Length 37:14
Label Last Gang Records, Everloving Records
Producer Michael Andrews
Metric chronology
Static Anonymity EP
Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
Live It Out
Singles from Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
  1. "Combat Baby"
    Released: December 6, 2004
  2. "Dead Disco"
    Released: 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound (7/10)[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.3/10)[3]
SputnikMusic 4/5 stars[4]
Ultimate Guitar (9.5/10)[5]

Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? is the debut album by Canadian indie rock band Metric. The album was released on September 2, 2003 on Enjoy Records[6](which is now called Everloving Records) and Last Gang Records in Canada and went gold in Canada.[1] It was produced by Michael Andrews, recorded at Elgonix Labs, Los Angeles, USA, and mixed at Sonora Recordings.

The songs "Combat Baby" and "Dead Disco" were released as singles. Also there were made six music videos for the following songs: "Calculation Theme", "IOU", "Combat Baby", "Succexy", "The List", "Dead Disco".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Metric[7]

No. Title Length
1. "IOU"   4:22
2. "Hustle Rose"   5:33
3. "Succexy"   3:05
4. "Combat Baby"   3:29
5. "Calculation Theme"   3:31
6. "Wet Blanket"   4:07
7. "On a Slow Night"   4:36
8. "The List"   2:52
9. "Dead Disco"   3:25
10. "Love Is a Place"   2:09


Band members[edit]


  • Michael Andrews - producer
  • Edson Miller - engineer, mixing
  • Joe Gastwirt - mastering
  • Josh Hassin - album cover design