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Tegan and Sara

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An award-winning, internationally effective duo comprising identical siblings Tegan and Sara Quin, Tegan and Sara initial burst onto the Canadian music picture in 1998, if they earned the best score ever sold at Calgary’s Garage area Warz competition; their quick rise didn’t end, because of their melodic acoustics and alluring stage personas resulted in a slew of schedules with Sarah McLachlan’s Lilith Good that same calendar year and an archive cope with Neil Young’s Vapor Information in Apr 2000. Natives of Calgary, the twin sisters produced their music passions off their parents. Tegan and Sara started playing piano at age group eight, and within their teens these were playing within their very own punk rings. This Business of Artwork, which was made by vocalist/songwriter Hawksley Workman, proclaimed their debut in middle-2000, along with a summer months tour with Neil Teen and the Pretenders implemented in July. 2 yrs afterwards, Tegan and Sara released If IT HAD BEEN You, implemented in 2004 by their industrial breakthrough, So Jealous. In 2005, the Light Stripes released a favorite cover of If IT HAD BEEN You’s “Strolling using a Ghost.” That same calendar year noticed the duo touring the U.S. using the Killers and getting seven tracks in the favorite TV medical crisis Grey’s Anatomy. In 2007, Tegan sang back-up on a music on fresh Sire labelmate Against Me!’s recording New Wave, as well as the twins, who got by then shifted definately not the vocalist/songwriter mildew and were interested in exploring pop, punk, and indie rock and roll, came out using the Con, made by Christopher Walla of Loss of life Cab for Cutie. Dealing with Walla proceeded to go well, and Tegan and Sara also used his production abilities on their following recording, 2009’s Sainthood. The entire year 2009 also discovered the duo collaborating with Tiësto for the music “Experience It in my own Bone fragments” for his Kaleidoscope recording along with comedian Margaret Cho for the monitor “Treatment” from her Cho Dependent launch. Arriving in 2011, the live Compact disc/DVD GO ALONG was combined with three brief behind-the-scenes films known as Areas, India, and Generally. On the seventh studio recording, Tegan and Sara considered maker Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Kelly Clarkson, Ke$ha) for assist in producing an recording that reflected the present day pop sound. The slick but still psychologically powerful Heartthrob premiered in early 2013 to nearly universal essential acclaim, topping the graphs in over twelve countries and making three Juno Honours along with a Polaris Music Reward nomination. They following appeared performing the theme music to 2014’s Lego Film. Recorded using the Unhappy Planet, “Everything ROCKS !” was accredited yellow metal and nominated for an Academy Award. Their following album, 2016’s Like You to Loss of life, was again made by Kurstin and discovered the sisters delving actually deeper into radio pop.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tegan And Sara
Nationality Canadian
Awards Juno Award for Group of the Year, Juno Award for Single of the Year, Juno Award for Pop Album of the Year, GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist
Music Songs Everything Is AWESOME!!!, Closer, I Was a Fool, Walking with a Ghost, Back in Your Head, Where Does the Good Go, Stop Desire, Goodbye, Goodbye, BWU, Call It Off, 100x, I Know I Know I Know, White Knuckles, U-turn, Now I'm All Messed Up, I'm Not Your Hero, You Wouldn’t Like Me, Faint of Heart, Hang on to the Night, How Come You Don't Want Me, Love They Say, Shock to Your System, Monday Monday Monday, Drove Me Wild, Dying to Know, Speak Slow, The Con, Boyfriend, I Couldn't Be Your Friend, Alligator, Don’t Find Another Love, On Directing
Albums Love You to Death, Heartthrob, Sainthood, The Con Demos, The Con, So Jealous, If It Was You, This Business of Art, Under Feet Like Ours, Yellow Demo, Red Demo, Orange Demo, Live at Zia Records, Get Along, The Complete Recollection: 1999 - 2010, Alligator, Live Session (iTunes Exclusive), I'll Take the Blame, It's Not Fun, Don't Do It
Nominations Polaris Music Prize, Juno Award for Songwriter of the Year, Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Music Film, MuchMusic Video Award for Most Buzzworthy Canadian Artist, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Pop Video, NME Award for Best International Band, Juno Award for Music DVD of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Canadian Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, World Music Award for World’s Best Song, World Music Award for World’s Best Group, Shorty Award for Best in Music


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#Fact
1 Have made a total of six albums.
2 Won (2003) Western Canadian Music Awards Outstanding Pop Recording (If It Was You).
3 Tegan & Sara are identical twin sisters who perform together as musicians.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Intern 2015/I performer: "Closer"
Lip Sync Battle 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Dad! 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special performer: "Everything Is Awesome"
The DUFF 2015 performer: "How Come You Don't Want Me" - as Tegan & Sara
Pretty Little Liars 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Night Terrors of 1927: When You Were Mine 2014 Video short performer: "When You Were Mine"
BoJack Horseman 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Young & Hungry 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guapas TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Grey's Anatomy TV Series performer - 9 episodes, 2005 - 2014 writer - 3 episodes, 2005 - 2012
Endless Love 2014 performer: "Don't Find Another Love"
The Lego Movie 2014 performer: "Everything Is Awesome Awesome Remixxx!!!"
Dallas Buyers Club 2013 "Shudder to Think", uncredited
Sunday Brunch 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Awkward. TV Series performer - 4 episodes, 2013 writer - 2 episodes, 2013
G.B.F. 2013 performer: "BODY WORK", "CLOSER"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Girls 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Degrassi: The Next Generation 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
90210 TV Series 2 episodes, 2009 - 2012 performer - 1 episode, 2012
Late Show with David Letterman 2008-2012 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Nashville 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Conan 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Being Erica 2009-2010 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Altitude 2010 performer: "Divided"
Rookie Blue 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Melrose Place 2010 TV Series 1 episode
The Vampire Diaries 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Last New Year 2009 performer: "The Con", "You Are Ten Years Ago"
Ghost Whisperer 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Veronica Mars TV Series writer - 1 episode, 2006 performer - 1 episode, 2005
One Tree Hill TV Series performer - 4 episodes, 2003 - 2005 writer - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2004
Subterranean 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 24th Day 2004 performer: "Don't Confess"
The Great Upstanding Member 2003 Short as Tegan and Sarah, "City Girl"
What's New, Scooby-Doo? 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
120 Minutes 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sweet November 2001 performer: "My Number"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special featuring - as Tegan & Sara
Night Terrors of 1927: When You Were Mine 2014 Video short vocals
One Tree Hill 2011 TV Series song performed by - 1 episode

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015: Opening Ceremony 2015 TV Movie
The Gorburger Show 2012 TV Series

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It Remains Unsaid 2011 Short special thanks
Altitude 2010 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Larry King Now 2016 TV Series Herself - guest
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2016 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Good Morning America 2016 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special Themselves - Performers: Everything Is Awesome
Night Terrors of 1927: When You Were Mine 2014 Video short Themselves
Conan 2012-2014 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
43rd Annual JUNO Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Themselves - Performer
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2013 2013 TV Special Themselves - Performers
Sunday Brunch 2013 TV Series Themselves - Guests
2013 New Now Next Awards 2013 TV Special Themselves
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2008-2013 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2013 TV Series Himself - Musical guest
Late Show with David Letterman 2001-2012 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest / Themselves
The Hour 2010 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Human Giant 2007 TV Series Themselves
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2006 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Live 8 2005 TV Special documentary Themselves
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2004 TV Series Themselves

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Long Form Music Video · Salazar (video director)
· Nick Blasko (video producer)
· Piers Henwood (video producer)


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