Fantasies

Metric - Fantasies
Critic Score
Based on 25 reviews
2009 Ratings: #232 / 923
Year End Rank: #44
User Score
Based on 255 ratings
2009 Rank: #66
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CRITIC REVIEWS

SnowyFighter
76

Whatcha fantasizing about huh?

So Metric is a band I’ve always known about, but it’s not one I dived into. I grew up hearing some of the songs on this album, and that’s what made me check it out. I think that this is a solid album, but where the gold is with this release is the singles. 100% the singles are the best songs on the album in my opinion. Help I’m Alive is insanely catchy, and I love the simplicity of the lyrics. It just fits with the sound, and the ... read more

ViVerna
93

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Underrated, Underappreciated, and Hidden Gems Week, Day 1: IS THAT A MOTHER FUCKING NIMONA REFERENCE???

Welcome to day 1 of Underrated, Underappreciated, and Hidden Gems Week (or more or less “UUHG For a Good Amount Of Time” because I might do more than 7 reviews and instead of “Day 1” it’s “Review 1” because I’m not going to hold myself to doing this daily, fuck that). As I said in my previous review, for the next few reviews, I ... read more

ST4T1C
75

Never really heard much of Metric apart from that one song off of Scott Pilgrim (10/10 song on a 10/10 movie btw), so I pretty much went into this album with little go off of. And while a few tracks were a bit underwhelming, this is still a pretty solid indie pop album. Sure, a few songs on here in the grander scheme of things aren't really as great as some other artists. But I still think songs like "Front Row" and "Sick Muse" are some pretty cool sounding indie songs. The ... read more

75

I don’t really have too much to say about this album. It’s a very solid, vibey experience that’s just very easy to throw on after a long day. I really like the instrumentation on this album and the vocals are nice, but idk it didn’t stick with me too much. That being said, Gimmie Sympathy is a fantastic song.

tonalshift
82

What a throwback, but damn has it aged well. Gold Guns Girls remains one of the catchiest tracks in the genre.

85

OoooooOoooo

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Track List

1Help I'm Alive
4:46
93
2Sick Muse
4:17
91
3Satellite Mind
3:42
88
4Twilight Galaxy
4:53
84
5Gold Guns Girls
4:05
93
6Gimme Sympathy
3:54
93
7Collect Call
4:46
83
8Front Row
3:34
85
9Blindness
4:26
86
10Stadium Love
4:13
83
Total Length: 42 minutes
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