Artist 101: Tegan and Sara

This is your go-to guide for everything you need to know about Canadian indie-pop duo,Tegan and Sara!

Who are the members?

Tegan Quin (vocals, guitar, keyboard)

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Sara Quin (vocals, guitar, keyboard)

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When are their birthdays?

Tegan and Sara are identical twins born on September 19th, 1980.

What is their most popular song?

Their most popular song is their 2012 pop hit, ‘Closer’, off their seventh album, Heartthrob. 

In 2014, they sang ‘Everything is AWESOME!!!’, the theme song for The Lego Movie, with The Lonely Island.

What else do you need to know about Tegan and Sara?

Tegan and Sara are identical twin sisters, and a Canadian indie-pop singing and songwriting duo. They have released eight studio albums since they started their career in 1995. Both sisters identify as gay, and have been strong advocates for the LGBTQ community. They were recognized for their advocacy at the 2014 GLAAD Awards, where they were presented with the award for ‘Outstanding Music Artist’. Aside from The Lego Movie, they have written and sang songs for various movie soundtracks, including Endless Love and The Intervention. They have also toured with the band fun. and Katy Perry. Over the years, their genre has evolved from an indie-folk/rock sound, to their current synth-pop sound.

What is their social media?

Here are the places where you can find Tegan and Sara on the Internet:

Website | FacebookTwitterInstagramSnapchatTumblrYouTube

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Written by Annemarie Cutruzzola

Canadian arts & culture writer and journalism student.