Tegan and Sara http://www.teganandsara.com The Official Presence for News and Information on this Vast, Great Internet Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:48:10 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 Make Things Right http://www.teganandsara.com/make-things-right/ http://www.teganandsara.com/make-things-right/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:00:39 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6295 [read more...]]]> Click here to view the embedded video.

A couple years ago we co-wrote a song called Drove Me Wild with a very talented duo called Sultan and Ned Shepard. The song ended up making our record Heartthrob and was one of our favourites to play live (see video on youtube of Tegan high kicking at the start of it every night). You might also recognize their names from our Closer Remixed record because they had an amazing remix included there as well!

We love them!

So! We’ve released a video for a new song we collaborated on called, Make Things Right. It’s available now on Beatport!

Enjoy the song and the video! And get your high kicks ready!

-Tegan and Sara

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Record Store Day 2015 http://www.teganandsara.com/record-store-day-2015/ http://www.teganandsara.com/record-store-day-2015/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:31:26 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6327 [read more...]]]>

We love Record Store Day and have put together a really cool piece of vinyl for it this year!

Over the years we have done a bunch of in stores at Zia Record Exchange, and in September of 2013, we recorded our live performance at the Thunderbird location, in Phoenix, AZ. We have been holding onto it for something special, and this is it!

Tegan and Sara Live at Zia Records
I Was A Fool
Back In Your Head
Goodbye Goodbye
Call It Off

Our art director Emy Storey took the opportunity to use one of our favourite Lindsey Byrnes images from our Heartthrob photo shoot for the cover. We were very close to using it for the cover of Heartthrob, so we are really happy to get an opportunity to use it for RSD!

The vinyl will be a 12 inch LP, cut at 45rpm in opaque aqua blue. Zia locations will exclusively have a limited amount of opaque grimace purple!

We also designed a special tote bag, the perfect size for toting around your RSD scores. We’ll let you know where you can get the album and the bag as soon as we have info! In the mean time, keep counting down the days to April 18, Record Store Day 2015!

Tegan and Sara xo

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Countdown to Oscar’s Time! http://www.teganandsara.com/countdown-to-oscars-time/ http://www.teganandsara.com/countdown-to-oscars-time/#comments Sat, 21 Feb 2015 19:53:52 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6321 [read more...]]]> We have been having an amazing week working with our friends in the Lonely Island, and a ton of other super talented people putting together an AWESOME performance for the Oscar’s on Sunday!! We can’t wait for you to see it. Make sure to tune in at 7pm ET / 4pm PT on ABC, and don’t forget to keep an eye out for us on the red carpet!

We also have a special treat for you while you are watching. We will be debuting a brand new remix of Goodbye, Goodbye from our very own bassist Jasper Leak, exclusively on Shazam! The only way to hear it, is to Shazam the Oscar’s broadcast and you’ll unlock the remix on our artist page. While you are there, you can enter to win a So Jealous X Deluxe box set!

It’s going to be a night to remember!

Tegan and Sara xo

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Superclose Society Patch! Introducing, Bategan! http://www.teganandsara.com/superclose-society-patch-introducing-bategan/ http://www.teganandsara.com/superclose-society-patch-introducing-bategan/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:05:29 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6318 [read more...]]]>

We asked our Superclose Society Card Holders to help us decide which patch should be the newest addition to the SCS collection and we have tallied up the votes!

We’re excited to say Bategan is the champion – beating out both Feelings Report and SKQ Reads! For those of you who aren’t familiar, Bategan loves donuts and helped us write Sainthood.

Starting today, you can pre-order the new Bategan patch at here. As a special thank-you to all our SCS Card Holders who helped us pick the design, they will get 15% off their entire purchase in our Canadian online shop when purchasing the Bategan patch!

It’s really helpful to have our community of Superclose Society Members who care as much about these decisions as we do. If you want the chance to help us with future contests and votes, become a Superclose Society Card Holder by purchasing an SCS Standard Kit at here!

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Performing Live at the Oscars!! http://www.teganandsara.com/performing-live-at-the-oscars/ http://www.teganandsara.com/performing-live-at-the-oscars/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:00:32 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6304 [read more...]]]>

Happy Friday!! There are so many things that are awesome about today, but there’s one particular piece of news that takes the cake…

The Academy has invited us to perform Everything Is Awesome with The Lonely Island at the Oscars!

We are are truly honoured to be performing the song (which has been nominated for Best Original Song) and are so excited to be taking the stage with our friends Andy, Akiva and Jorma (the geniuses behind TLI)!!

Be sure to tune in on February 22nd at 7p ET  – you won’t want to miss one second of the awesome.

Talk soon!

xoTegan and Sara

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Everything is Oscars… or Oscars is Awesome!! http://www.teganandsara.com/everything-is-oscars/ http://www.teganandsara.com/everything-is-oscars/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:38:36 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6275 [read more...]]]>

We couldn’t be more proud to see Everything is Awesome has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song!! This was the first time we contributed to a track that was specifically written for a film, and it’s been a real thrill to watch it become such a popular song with people of all ages! On our tour dates last fall with Katy Perry we performed a version of it, and the venues would light up as kids and their parents recognized the song and all chimed in on the chorus. We felt like we were part of something really special.

A huge congrats to the writers Shawn Patterson, Joshua Bartholomew, Lisa Harriton and our friends The Lonely Island, and producer Mark Mothersbaugh. And an even bigger thanks for asking us to be a part of it!

Tegan and Sara xo

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So Jealous X Remix Premieres http://www.teganandsara.com/so-jealous-x-remix-premieres/ http://www.teganandsara.com/so-jealous-x-remix-premieres/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:00:56 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6287 [read more...]]]>

One of our favourite things to do over Christmas this year was to go online to see the photos everyone was posting as they received So Jealous X in the mail. We were having so much fun seeing your excitement over what we put together for you to celebrate such an
important time in our lives. So thank you for sharing that with us!

The So Jealous X retrospective collection, including the deluxe box set, is still available for purchase at sojealousx.com while supplies last. So if you weren’t able to get in on the pre-order, it’s not too late!

We still have some more of the bonus audio remixes to share with you, and this morning Earmilk is premiering the Matoma remix of I Can’t Take It. Check it out here!

Tegan and Sara xo

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12 Days of Shades – Thank you! http://www.teganandsara.com/12-days-of-shades-thank-you/ http://www.teganandsara.com/12-days-of-shades-thank-you/#comments Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:30:22 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6269 [read more...]]]>

A huge thanks to all of you who placed a bid and supported our 12 Days of Shades fundraising auction! We are thrilled to be able to donate the $6201.33 we raised to the Southern Poverty Law Center, to support their work fighting hate and bigotry and seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.

We were so inspired by your generosity, that we are going to match this amount and make a donation to Camp fYrefly, Canada’s only national leadership retreat for LGBT youth, helping them become agents for positive change in their schools, families, and communities.

We truly appreciate you helping us raise money for organizations that are doing work that makes a positive difference in our world!

Tegan and Sara xox

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12 Days of Shades http://www.teganandsara.com/12-days-of-shades/ http://www.teganandsara.com/12-days-of-shades/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:17:55 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6259 [read more...]]]>

As you all know – we love sunglasses. We’ve been lucky enough to be gifted A LOT of them this past year from some of our favourite sunglass companies. In addition to those gifts, we also find ourselves purchasing new ones on tour. And at home. And online. :)

The sunglasses have started to pile up.

So, rather than shamefully hiding the excess under our beds, we have decided to put them to better use.

In honour of the holidays and the act of giving we are going to do our own T+S version of the 12 days of Christmas and auction off 12 pairs of our sunglasses with all proceeds going to the Southern Law Poverty Center. Starting TODAY!

For the next 12 days – please go here to participate in Tegan and Sara’s 12 days of Shades.

Tegan xo

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More So Jealous X Audio Premieres http://www.teganandsara.com/more-so-jealous-x-audio-premieres/ http://www.teganandsara.com/more-so-jealous-x-audio-premieres/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:08:51 +0000 admin http://www.teganandsara.com/?p=6252 [read more...]]]>

When we put together our retrospective collection celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the release of So Jealous, we immediately thought it was the perfect opportunity to share some of our original demos with you. Our fans have always been so interested in our recording process, so what better way to remember songs that you were so intimate with, than to hear them at their inception! On the other hand, we also wanted to give the songs new life, so we chose some of our favourite remixes to add to the collection. We are getting closer to our release date on Dec 23, so we wanted to share a couple more songs from the Bonus Audio CD to get you excited!

Billboard has premiered Downtown, a demo version of one of the studio tracks from the original studio album .

“A love song, plain and simple. I would wait all day hoping to see the girl I liked, watching the street down below to see if she’d come by. There was a metro/subway stop visible from my apartment’s windows and I’d stare at the stream of people going in and out of it. It was the dead of winter in Montreal and I hadn’t yet bought a proper winter coat. I would go out to see afternoon films and nearly freeze to death on the walk downtown.”
- SKQ on Downtown, a passage from So Jealous X

SPIN is premiering the Royal refix of So Jealous Today.

“I want the ocean right now” was a tantrum I would throw when my life wasn’t working out as I hoped. It meant that I wanted to go home, back out west, back to my old life. It was a threat and a challenge, to myself but also to anyone in striking distance.”
- SKQ on So Jealous, a passage from So Jealous X

So Jealous X is available for pre-order now! Get more info, including a full track listing for the Bonus Audio CD at sojealousx.com.

Tegan and Sara xoxo

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