Emily Haines is a Canadian indie rock singer-songwriter.
She is the lead singer, keyboardist and songwriter of the band Metric and a member of Broken Social Scene. Her sister is the Canadian television journalist Avery Haines and her brother is Tim Haines, owner of Bluestreak Records in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
If you're interested in the dynamic between them and the rest of the group of musicians associated with BSS, you should pick up This Book Is Broken: A Broken Social Scene Story, as it has a lot of quotes talking about the back and forth, in and out of love, friendships and frustrations in their relationships. t=1099 CXCW8/UQe3yj V3TBI/AAAAAAAAE2g/KWw Gti AOE7k/cwlongblackcoatwithhuge4.jpg?
There have been a couple random mentionings about Emily and Jimmy's past in clips on youtube, but you'd have better luck with info reading that book honestly.
As the band’s sixth full-length, Pagans may very well be their most comfortable, fitting somewhere between the upbeat, percussively-inclined Synthetica and the contemplative new wave of the band’s groundbreaking Fantasies.
That quality of introspection via the almost deceptive conduit of catchy pop remains Metric’s most distinctive characteristic, and it’s one that Haines was eager to discuss in our interview, along with what’s changed and what sadly hasn’t for women in the music industry.
Emily Haines is the sort of indie pop star who readily embraces her reluctance to be labeled as such.
She is the lead singer, keyboardist and co-songwriter of the band Metric and a member of Broken Social Scene. Her sister is the Canadian television journalist Avery Haines and her brother is Tim Haines, owner of Bluestreak Records in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.Both lead very private personal lives so it's hard to tell more details on their current states.As far as we know, Emily and Jimmy have not been in a romantic relationship for many years now, not since the early days of Metric and Broken Social Scene.By her teens, she followed in her parents' footsteps by attending the Etobicoke School of the Arts (ESA) to study drama.There she met Amy Millan and Kevin Drew, with whom she would later collaborate in Broken Social Scene (co-founded by Drew), a musical collective. The generic name, coined by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1878, is a neo-Latin term derived from Greek διπλός (diplos) "double" and δοκός (dokos) "beam", in reference to its double-beamed chevron bones located in the underside of the tail.