Tegan and Sara: Distinctive Punk-Folk

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  • "Like O Like H"
  • "The Con"
  • "Hop a Plane"
  • "Back in Your Head"
  • "Walking with a Ghost"
Tegan and Sara

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Canadian twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin began performing together at an early age, moving from high-school punk bands to an eventual deal with Neil Young's record label.

After the sisters' 2000 debut (The Business of Art) spawned tours with several of their heroes — including Young and The Pretenders — they built considerable momentum with 2002's If It Was You. Two years later, So Jealous lent a poppier feel to Tegan and Sara's distinctive punk-folk sound, in the process making many critics' year-end Top 10 lists. The pair just released its fifth album, the similarly accessible The Con.

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