-Kickass Cover of the Day: Metric-“Always On My Mind”-
Metric capped off the month of July with the Australian leg of their Synthetica Tour. While passing through they stopped by the infamous Triple J Studios to lay down a few unplugged tracks for the show’s cover segment “Live A Version”. Metric are no strangers to the segment as they did a killer cover of The Strokes “The End Has No End” for it while touring back in 2009 for their Fantasies’ Tour.
Metric opened up the segment with a stark and stirring acoustic rendition of the new album’s title track "Synthetica". They suitably transitioned into their subtly melancholic cover of Willie Nelson’s “Always On My Mind”. Emily Haines and guitarist James Shaw have quite the repertoire of stunning acoustic performances under their belt and this one strives to stand out as one of the most gripping ones.
If you are a big fan of Metric’s newest album Synthetica, then you can catch Metric touring in stateside support of it in the upcoming days. Be sure to check out the dates here if it really piques your interests. C’mon now, don’t be bashful.