Tegan and Sara
Toured with The Pretenders and Neil Young in 2000, the girls have also been on the road with other notable artists such as Ben Folds, Ryan Adams, Gogol Bordello, Death Cab for Cutie, New Found Glory and Weezer. Their unique talent to bridge the indie and pop worlds has made them masters of the genre. They have sold one million albums and are now positioned among internationally celebrated performers, artists and songwriters. The two sisters had great passion for music and have always been interested in playing various instruments. They began playing guitar at the age of fifteen. Under Feet Like Ours
was their first album that they released in 1999. The twins have performed in countless festivals all over the world including Bonnaroo, Coachella, Austin City Limits, Glastonbury and Lollapalooza. They have headlined world tours quite a few times performing in major venues in countries like Australia, Europe, North America and Asia. The music by them has also been featured in TV programs such as Grey’s Anatomy, Parenthood, 90210, Veronica Mars, One Tree Hill and The Vampire Diaries. Tegan and Sara has collaborated with stars from different genres as well. The sister’s band also consists of backing and former backing musicians including Ted Gowans, Jasper Leak, John Spence, Johnny Andrews, Dan Kelly, Chris Carlson and Rob Chursinoff.
Both the sisters are involved in playing instruments and singing, the lead melodies vocals are often sung by the one by who writes the song. Sara has commented about Tegan that she writes songs effectively and has penned the hit “Like a fish lays eggs”. In 2007, the girls released “The Con”, which brought huge commercial and critical acclaim to them. Chris Walla served as the co-producer of the album along with the members of Weezer, AFI and Death Cab for Cutie. The most recent record by the sisters, “Sainthood” came out in 2009 and was eventually nominated for the Polaris Prize and a Juno Award. The band has won a YTV Band/Musical Group Achievement Award in 2000. Other achievements include winning Western Canadian Music Awards in the category of Outstanding Pop Recording for their work in “If It Was You”. In 2010, Tegan and Sara also won Western Canadian Music Awards.
Although the music by them is not clearly political, the sisters are very much socially and politically engaged. They have done numerous fundraisers for music education, youth organizations, cancer research, literacy and LGBT advocacy. Tegan and Sara both worked as producers in 2009 for the very first time. Tegan worked on 2009 Small Vampires EP
with char2d2 and Sara worked on 2010 debut records of Hesta Prynn and Fences. In 2010, Tegan and Sara came up with an "Alligator" remix record on iTunes. Contributors included Four Tet, Doveman, VHS or Beta, Ra Ra Riot and Passion Pit. The two have been seen on Canadian, American and European TV shows including Jonovision
, Jimmy Kimmel Live!
, Late Night with Conan O'Brien
, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn
and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
. Their songs have also been featured in movies like These Girls
, Sweet November
Indie-rock sweethearts are coming to your town for a grand concert that you have always awaited. Getting cheap Tegan and Sara tickets
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