I know they dated a while ago before forming Metric, and I've heard them in interviews talk about their 'partnership' and 'relationship' when it comes to making music together but I didn't know if they were still in a romantic relationship?

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She is the lead singer, keyboardist and co-songwriter of the band Metric and a member of Broken Social Scene.

As a solo artist, she has performed under her own name and under the moniker Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton. Born in New Delhi, India and raised in Cache Bay, Ontario, Emily Haines grew up as a dual citizen of Canada and United States, the latter after her American-born parents. Her sister is the Canadian television journalist Avery Haines and her brother is Tim Haines, owner of Bluestreak Records in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

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.

She and guitarist James Shaw became romantically involved in 1997 and quickly formed a music group, Mainstream, that they later renamed Metric.

Metric released its first album, Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? She recorded her first solo album, Knives Don't Have Your Back, in 2006.

[Verse 1] Hours to spend, hours to burn Sleeping through the seasons Open suspended time and space Planets stand in place Planets stand in place [Verse 2] Watching it end, watching it burn Out of habit, know the patterns Broken, the fragments float in space People drift away People drift away .

A music video was released for the song, which shows Emily (or rather, several Emilies) wandering around wearing the brightly colored outfit she also wears on the cover of the album, dragging along a baseball bat The song can be read as an elegy for loss and loneliness.

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.

in 2003, Live It Out in 2005, Grow Up and Blow Away in 2007 (but recorded in 2001), Fantasies in 2009, and Synthetica in 2012.