In 1997, they used their school's recording studio to record two demo albums: Who's in Your Band? In 1998, they won Calgary's "Garage Warz" competition, using the studio time they won to record their first professional demo, Yellow tape, which was followed by Orange tape and Red tape.In 1999, they released their debut album Under Feet Like Ours independently under the name "Sara and Tegan" with producer Jared Kuemper.
Two songs from Red tape appeared on the album, and two from Orange tape.
They later changed their name to "Tegan and Sara" because people thought they were a solo act named "Sara Antegan." The new name was more memorable and their first album was later reprinted under the name Tegan and Sara.
The duo earned a Grammy nomination in 2013 for their DVD/Live Album "Get Along".
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Tegan and Sara (Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Kiersten Quin) (born September 19 1980, identical twins) are Canadian singer-songwriters.
They have released eight studio albums, most recently Love You To Death Sara: "Hot Snake." What does it say about society that men are so comfortable drawing their own genitalia all over everything?
As out lesbians, Tegan and Sara have allowed themselves to be used as veritable poster girls for attractive, talented and successful gay women who have no qualms about their sexuality, even bringing girlfriends on the road with them and participating in the True Colors Tour and the OUT Magazine 100 in 2008.
Besides a booming merch line, designed largely by Sara’s ex-girlfriend Emy Storey, Tegan and Sara have released a DVD, It’s Not Fun, Don’t Do It, and are preparing for the publication of three books: On, In, At.
One continent is barely big enough to contain Tegan and Sara Quin.
They’re Western Canadians by birth, but years ago Sara Quin headed east, to live in Montréal and New York, leaving the territory left of the Continental Divide to sister Tegan.
Yeah, we have one song left to mix and then we master at the end of the month. I think some people will think that it’s just too far in one direction. It’s definitely in the vein of what we’ve been working out, over our records.