Metric’s Emily Haines and James Shaw went straight from the Sasquatch stage where they were playing in front of thousands to the Columbia River where they did an acoustic performance of “Synthetica,” the title track off their new record.
The bare setting is perfect for the mood of the song and sounds completely different without the electric guitar. The sweeping sunset and natural setting is perfect when she sings: “Hey, I’m not synthetica.”
The duo filmed the song with NPR.
Watch it here: