Though it all might sound a bit dark and heavy, the end result is ear-catching, melodic, and as deeply satisfying as a great therapy session.
Raised in Calagary, Alberta, Tegan and Sara have been making music since forming a “garage duo” when they were fifteen years-old.
On their eighth album, , the duo take the rocky experiences from real-life relationships and send them up the flagpole in the hopes of finally cracking the mainstream.
Though they’re the most prominent contemporary gay female act to scale the charts (their 2013 album, , debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200), the 35-year-old songwriters have still spent most of their career as outsiders. Female artists such as Lady Gaga, Halsey, and Nicki Minaj have bent the spectrum of sexuality in pop culture but limited it to just one facet of their public persona.
I saw a man give up his seat to a women who was flying home to get to her child who was in the hospital once. I like to wait to say “I love you” in a relationship. Truly I feel sad for people who say it too quickly. , two amazing graphic novels (I don’t really even LIKE graphic novels usually) by Ariel Schrag.
My preference would be to hear ” I love you ” during month 8 or 9.
He has an incredible effect on me, I instantly become more romantic when Bruce is on. This has lowered my expectations of man in a lot of way. Second month: parental controls turned up high on your computer to avoid masochistic online stalking or moments of weakness with drunk dialing/texting/emailing. Take the look to the salon and pull yourself together.
But I have to say that it’s in airports you often see incredible acts of kindness. It’s like my life was stolen from me and Ariel decided to write it out and pretend it was her life. Great books for anyone but if you’re between the ages of 13-30 and a girl and gay…
“I want to draw you a floorplan of my head and heart,” begins the song “Floorplan.”Buzzing guitars, plinking pianos, and skittish drum beats—both real and electronic—help to convey the hopes, fears and anxieties that come from trying to connect through love.That’s our first tip for catching ladies, btw: if you want to know, just ask!Now that you’re on the edge of your seat, re-applying your lipstick and tapping your Chuck Taylors to the beat of Frozen, let’s push on into this brilliant gem of internet magic.” And I think tended to hold us back from a lot of those things. And so in a weird way we both sort of elevated ourselves in order to satisfy the other. It wasn't disappointing that it was thousands people. I would be standing on stages just playing the song that I wanted to write and the way that I wrote it. We don't play as much instrumentation onstage anymore, which allows us to sing better and sing more.It was just very specifically what I was interested in, and the type of opportunities that I was trying to achieve for us. I wasn't like, “There should be 10,000 people.” It was just that we had always grown, every record, and I felt we had sort of, kind of, “OK, we sustained.” What I realized was that we hadn't just plateaued or sustained with our audience. But when we are playing instruments, we realize how fun it is, and how interesting it is.Everything you ever wanted to know about the Tegan & Sara! We’ve got the Sainthood album review and track by track review, as well as TWO interviews with Tegan and a special report from their Spinner takeover.