Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?

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Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? Cover.jpg
Studio album by Metric
ReleasedSeptember 2, 2003
RecordedElgonix Labs, Los Angeles, US
GenreNew wave, indie rock
Length37:14
LabelLast Gang Records, Everloving Records
ProducerMichael Andrews
Metric chronology
Static Anonymity EP
(2001)
Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
(2003)
Live It Out
(2005)
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
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound(7/10)[2]
Pitchfork(7.3/10)[3]
Sputnikmusic4/5 stars[4]
Ultimate Guitar(9.5/10)[5]

Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? is the first studio album by Canadian indie rock band Metric. The album was released on September 2, 2003, on Enjoy Records[6] (now known as 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, and mixed at Sonora Recordings.

The songs "Combat Baby" and "Dead Disco" were released as singles. Music videos were produced for the following songs: "Calculation Theme", "IOU", "Combat Baby", "Succexy", "The List", "Dead Disco".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Metric[7].

No.TitleLength
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

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Production[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b AllMusic review
  2. ^ "Metric - Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? - Releases - Releases - Drowned In Sound".
  3. ^ "Metric". Pitchfork.
  4. ^ "Metric - Old World Underground, Where Are You Now (album review 2) | Sputnikmusic". Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  5. ^ "Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? Review - Metric - Compact Discs - Reviews at Ultimate-Guitar.Com".
  6. ^ Seven Mcdonald. "The Side Man". L.A. Weekly.
  7. ^ "Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?".