Alex Metric

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Alex Metric
Performing in 2014 at Spring Awakening
Performing in 2014 at Spring Awakening
Background information
Also known asAlex Drury
Born1981 (age 40–41)
OriginLondon, England
Genres
Years active2006-present
LabelsMarine Parade, Owsla, Big Beat Records, Anjunadeep
Websitealexmetric.com

Alex Metric (born Alex Drury, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning[1][2] British musician, DJ and producer.

Biography[edit]

Alex Metric has released numerous EPs as a solo artist, and singles as a member of Metroplane and Kuu. He has remixed artists such as Daft Punk, N.E.R.D., Foals, La Roux, Phoenix, Gorillaz Depeche Mode and Bloc Party as well as working as a producer for acts such as Silk City, Dua Lipa, Avicii, Snow Patrol, Muse, Charli XCX, The Infadels and Adam Freeland.

Discography[edit]

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • Whatshewants - EP (2007)
  • Deadly On a Mission - EP (2008)
  • In Your Machine - EP (2008)
  • The Head Straight - EP (2009)
  • It Starts - EP (2009)
  • It Starts (Remixes) - EP (2009)
  • "Open Your Eyes" - Single (2011)
  • Open Your Eyes (Remixes & Productions) - Compilation album (2011)
  • End of the World - EP (2011)
  • Ammunition EP (2012)
  • Ammunition Pt. 2 EP (2012)
  • Ammunition Pt. 3 EP (2013)
  • "Safe With You" (with Jacques Lu Cont featuring Malin) - Single (2013)
  • Hope EP (2014)
  • "Heart Weighs a Ton" (featuring Stefan Storm) - Single (2014)
  • Heart Weighs a Ton Remixes EP (2014)
  • Ammunition Pt. 4 EP (2015)
  • Ammunition Pt. 4 Remixes EP (2016)
  • "Freeek" (featuring Confessionals) - Single (2017)
  • "Word Of Mouth" (As Metroplane) - Single (2017)
  • "Otic" (With Ten Ven) - Single (2018)
  • "Be Where I Am" (As Metroplane) - Single (2019)
  • "Upswing (with Amtrac) - Single (2020)
  • "How Could I Ever"[3] (As Kuu with Riton) - Single (2020)
  • "We'll Always Have This Dance - Single (2020)
  • "Qubit" (with Ten Ven) - Single (2020)

Remixes[edit]

  • Hard Fi - "Suburban Knights"
  • Autokratz - "Stay The Same"
  • Splittr - "All Alone"
  • Black Daniel - "Gimme What You Got"
  • Locarnos - "Make Up Your Mind"
  • Alphabeat - "Boyfriend"
  • Reverend & The Makers - "Silence is Talking"
  • Infadels - "Free Things for Poor People"
  • Freeland - "Under Control"
  • Primary 1 - "Ho Lord" (Unreleased)
  • The Enemy - "Sing When You're In Love" (Promo Only)
  • Ladyhawke - "Paris Is Burning"
  • Phoenix - "Lisztomania"
  • Bloc Party - "One More Chance"
  • U2 - "Crazy" (Unreleased Remix)
  • Kenneth Bager - "I Can't Wait"
  • Fenech-Soler - "Lies"
  • La Roux - "Quicksand"
  • Gorillaz - "Stylo"
  • Ellie Goulding - "Salt Skin"
  • Maximum Balloon - "Groove Me"
  • NERD - "Hypnotize U"
  • Depeche Mode - "Personal Jesus"
  • Niki and The Dove - "Mother Protect"
  • Sade - "Love Is Found" (Promo only)
  • The Whip - "Secret Weapon"
  • Miike Snow - "Devil's Work"
  • The Presets - "Youth In Trouble"
  • Ellie Goulding - "Anything Could Happen"
  • St. Lucia - "September"
  • Two Door Cinema Club - "Sun"
  • Scissor Sisters - "Inevitable" (unreleased)
  • Willy Moon - "Get Up" (Promo only)
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs- "Despair" (unreleased)
  • Foals - "Bad Habit"
  • Empire of the Sun- "DNA"
  • Madeon - "You're On (ft. Kyan)"
  • All Tvvins - "Darkest Ocean"
  • Saint Raymond - "Young Blood" (promo only)
  • Everything Everything-"Distant Past"
  • Foals - "Mountain At My Gates"
  • Dusky Grey - "Told Me"
  • Just Kiddin - "Fall for You"
  • Bad Sounds - Evil Powers
  • Friendly Fires - "Love Like Waves"
  • Mel - Santiago
  • Silk City- "Electricity"
  • Parcels-"Lightenup"
  • Big Wild-"City of Sound"
  • Foals-"Sunday" (Release TBD)
  • Roosevelt - Sign
  • Foals - Wash Off (As Kuu)
  • Victor Le Masne - Fortune Cookie

Mixes Under the "Metroplane" Alias

  • Becky Hill- "Unpredictable"
  • Anais-"Lost My Faith"

Bootlegs

  • The Rapture - The Devil (Alex Metric Bootleg)
  • Metric - Monster Hospital (Alex Metric Bootleg)
  • Cassius - Sound of Violence (Alex Metric Re-Edit)
  • Beastie Boys - Sabotage (Alex Metric Re-Edit)
  • Blur - Song 2 (Alex Metric Festival Edit)
  • Frank Ocean - White Ferrari (Alex Metric Re-Edit)

Songwriting and production credits[edit]

Title Year Artist(s) Album Credits Written with Produced with
"Hate" 2007 Adam Freeland The Hate EP Co-writer/Producer Adam Freeland Adam Freeland
"Where's Your God Now?" Adam Freeland Adam Freeland
"Glowsticks" Adam Freeland Adam Freeland
"Under Control" 2009 Freeland Cope Adam Freeland, Kurt Baumann Adam Freeland
"Do You" Adam Freeland Adam Freeland
"Strange Things" Adam Freeland, Kurt Baumann Adam Freeland
"Bring It" Adam Freeland Adam Freeland
"Mancry" Adam Freeland Adam Freeland
"Borderline"
(featuring Brody Dalle)
Adam Freeland, Brody Dalle Adam Freeland
"Rock On" Producer - Adam Freeland
"Silent Speaking" Co-writer/Producer Adam Freeland, John Ceperano, Kim Field Adam Freeland
"Best Fish Tacos in Ensenada" Adam Freeland Adam Freeland
"Only a Fool (Can Die)"
(featuring Gerald Casale)
Adam Freeland, Gerald Casale Adam Freeland
"Morning Sun" Adam Freeland, Damian Taylor Adam Freeland
"Wish I Was There" Adam Freeland, Kurt Baumann Adam Freeland
"From Out of the Black Sky" 2012 Infadels The Future of the
Gravity Boy
Producer - -
"The Future of the Gravity Boy" - -
"Ghosts" - -
"We Get Along" - -
"Mercury Rising" - -
"Jupiter 5" - Jagz Kooner
"American Girl" 2013 Bonnie McKee Non-album single Co-writer Bonnie McKee, Jonathan Asher, Oliver Goldstein, Jacknife Lee -
"Talk to Myself"
(featuring Sterling Fox)
2015 Avicii Stories Timothy Bergling, Brandon Lowry, Matthew Hartke -
"Endisco" 2016 The Knocks 55: Japanese Edition Benjamin Ruttner, James Patterson, Benjamin Berger, Ryan McMahon -
"On What You're On" Busted Night Driver Co-producer - John Fields
"Thinking of You" Co-writer/Co-producer James Bourne, Matthew Willis, Charlie Simpson, John Fields, Eric Bazilian John Fields
"Word of Mouth"
(featuring Bree Runway)
2018 Metroplane Non-album single Co-writer/Producer Vito de Luca, Uzoechi Emenike, Rebecca Hill, Ryan Campbell Metroplane, Mark Ralph
"Ginger"
(with Riton)
Kah-Lo Foreign Ororo Co-Writer / Producer Henry Smithson, Faridah Demola-Seriki -
"Only Can Get Better"
(featuring Daniel Merriweather)
Silk City Non-album single Co-producer - Mark Ronson, Diplo, The Picard Brothers, Riton, Lil Silva
"Feel About You"
(featuring Mapei)
Producer - Mark Ronson, Diplo, The Picard Brothers, Magnus Lidehäll, Jr Blender
"Electricity"
(with Dua Lipa)
Additional producer - Mark Ronson, Diplo, The Picard Brothers, Jarami, Riton, Jr Blender
"Runway" Duke Dumont Producer - Duke Dumont
"Heaven Let Me In" Friendly Fires TBA Additional producer - Friendly Fires, Disclosure, Hal Ritson, Mark Ralph, Richard Adlam
"High Heels” 2019 Melanie C TBA Producer Melanie C, Rae Morris,

Fryars

-
"New Love" ft Ellie Goulding 2021 Silk City Non album single Producer Mark Ronson, Diplo, The Picard Brothers, Riton
"Don't Be Afraid" 2021 Diplo & Damian Lazarus ft Jungle Producer Diplo, Vito De Luca,

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alex Metric". GRAMMY.com. 19 May 2020. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Concord Music signs producer and songwriter Alex Metric". www.musicweek.com. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  3. ^ "How Could I Ever (single)". Apple Music. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 23 January 2021.

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