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Tegan and Sara

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An award-winning, internationally successful duo comprising identical siblings Tegan and Sara Quin, Tegan and Sara first burst onto the Canadian music scene in 1998, when they earned the highest score in history at Calgary's Garage Warz competition; their quick rise didn't stop, for their melodic acoustics and charming stage personas led to a slew of dates with Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair that same year and a record deal with Neil Young's Vapor Records in April 2000. Natives of Calgary, the twin sisters derived their music interests from their parents. Tegan and Sara began playing piano at age eight, and in their teens they were playing in their own punk bands. This Business of Art, which was produced by singer/songwriter Hawksley Workman, marked their debut in mid-2000, and a summer tour with Neil Young and the Pretenders followed in July. Two years later, Tegan and Sara released If It Was You, followed in 2004 by their commercial breakthrough, So Jealous. In 2005, the White Stripes released a popular cover of If It Was You's "Walking with a Ghost." That same year saw the duo touring the U.S. with the Killers and landing seven songs in the popular TV medical drama Grey's Anatomy. In 2007, Tegan sang backup on a song on new Sire labelmate Against Me!'s album New Wave, and the twins, who had by then moved far from the singer/songwriter mold and were more interested in exploring pop, punk, and indie rock, came out with The Con, produced by Christopher Walla of Death Cab for Cutie. Working with Walla went well, and Tegan and Sara also utilized his production skills on their next album, 2009's Sainthood. The year 2009 also found the duo collaborating with Tiësto on the song "Feel It in My Bones" for his Kaleidoscope album and with comedian Margaret Cho on the track "Intervention" from her Cho Dependent release. Arriving in 2011, the live CD/DVD Get Along was paired with three short behind-the-scenes films called States, India, and For the Most Part. On their seventh studio album, Tegan and Sara turned to producer Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Kelly Clarkson, Ke$ha) for help in making an album that reflected the modern pop sound. The very slick yet still emotionally powerful Heartthrob was released in early 2013 to almost universal critical acclaim, topping the charts in over a dozen countries and earning three Juno Awards and a Polaris Music Prize nomination. They next appeared singing the theme song to 2014's Lego Movie. Recorded with the Lonely Planet, "Everything Is Awesome" was certified gold and nominated for an Academy Award. Their next album, 2016's Love You to Death, was again produced by Kurstin and found the sisters delving even deeper into radio pop. ~ MacKenzie Wilson
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Albums by
Tegan and Sara

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    10 songs

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    Heartthrob

    13 songs

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    Sainthood

    14 songs

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    The Con

    15 songs

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    So Jealous

    12 songs

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    If It Was You

    11 songs

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    This Business of Art

    13 songs

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    Under Feet Like Ours

    4 songs

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    I'll Take The Blame EP

    10 songs

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    Love You to Death

    6 songs

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    Closer

    9 songs

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    Remixed

    14 songs

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    The Con Demos

    121 songs

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    The Complete Recollection: 1999-2010

    17 songs

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    Alligator

    13 songs

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    Back In Your Head: The Complete Collection

    1 song

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    Boyfriend

    4 songs

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    Boyfriend [Remixes]

    1 song

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    Stop Desire

    1 song

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    100x

    1 song

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    U-turn

    16 songs

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    I Was A Fool Remixed

    1 song

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    Closer

    11 songs

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    Closer Remixed - Vol. 3

    2 songs

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    Heartthrob Bonus Tracks

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Top Songs by
Tegan and Sara

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Closer
  3.   Walking With a Ghost
  4.   Back In Your Head
  5.   Hell
  6.   The Con
  7.   Alligator
  8.   I Was a Fool
  9.   Call It Off
  10.   I'm Not Your Hero
  11.   Boyfriend
  12.   I Know I Know I Know
  13.   The Cure
  14.   Relief Next to Me
  15.   Nineteen
  16.   You Wouldn't Like Me
  17.   The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)
  18.   I Was Married
  19.   Hop a Plane
  20.   Northshore
  21.   100x
  22.   U-turn
  23.   Where Does the Good Go
  24.   So Jealous
  25.   Goodbye, Goodbye
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Stations & Shows Featuring
Tegan and Sara

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    Sibling Rivalry: 35 Top Family Bands

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    Halloween Party

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    Indie Hits

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    Comic Book Girl 19: I Am The DJ

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    Pride

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    Indie Sleepover

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    Fired Up Pop

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    Fired Up Hits

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    Branch Out New Music

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    Tyler Oakley: I Am The DJ

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    Alternative Deep Dive

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    Ed Sheeran: DNA

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    Sia: DNA

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    Hipster Holiday

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    The Current

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    Pop Remix

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    Pop Workout

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    Dance Party

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    Dance Workout

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    Adult Alternative

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    Fleetwood Mac: DNA

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    Joni Mitchell: DNA

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    Metropolitan Mood

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    Indie


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