Tegan is dating
), can only be interpreted as sparkling '80s-inspired contemporary dance-pop, a synth-rich marriage of New Zealand's Ladyhawke, Sweden's Lykke Li and Katy Perry, the latter of whom they opened for on the 2014 "Prismatic" tour.
"Boyfriend" has already been followed up with a bouncy, bona fide earworm, "U-Turn," that seems to owe as much a tip of the hat to Tom Tom Club's iconic '80s ditty "Genius of Love" as Norway's electro-diva Annie.
There's a relaxing of these old-fashioned ideas. So our goal is to make that performance feel and sound as good as possible. I hate going to shows where I'm like, "Uh, this sounds terrible." Or "Fuck, this doesn't sound like the record." Because there are only four people onstage making it, where the record has a hundred tracks on one song.
One of the things that happened naturally in the photo shoot was that the makeup got a little more embellished than usual. But now I'm 35 and I'm much more comfortable with the idea. If we don't reinvent ourselves or our look or our stage, we'll go crazy. But it's the norm now that people augment their sound with tracks. At the heart of this, I think audiences want to hear music played a specific way. But what I think a lot of people are there for is a performance.
So Sarah was like, ' You're treating me like a boyfriend here, you're calling me every night, we're going out all the timelet's lock this down.' I love that Sarah used the term 'boyfriend,' because I felt like I say that in my relationship, too.
Totally, my girlfriend treats me like a dumb boyfriend all the time." The twins' new album, Love You To Death ( Warner Bros.
"I was very extroverted with my anxiety as well but it came as a need to please everyone. I believe divorce is normal and just part of what happens when two people fall out of love. That being said, when you're 4 it feels very personal and very life-shattering." Has one of the openly queer Quin twins switched teams since their multiple award-winning 2013 record, Heartthrob?Tegan, older by eight minutes, assured that the answer is no, and that the song and its title was inspired by her sister's epiphany during a noncommittal dating situation with a woman.Their 2013 album, that after working with several producers and songwriters – including Jack Antonoff, Rob Cavallo and Mike Elizondo, among others – they realized they had invited too many cooks into the kitchen. Together, the Quins and Kurstin crafted strong, thoughtful, catchy songs like "Boyfriend," "100x" and "U-Turn," all of which explore various forms of relationships, from romantic ones to their own sibling dynamic. We really need someone who can dig through all of that and pick the strongest parts and elevate them. With this whole record, I was looking into who I am as a person. He might ask us to play something in a different key or faster. Your first single is "Boyfriend." How did he help you with that one? It really started 12 or 13 years ago, when I moved up to Montreal. A lot of this album is thinking about that time: who I was, what it really meant to be on my own, the insecurity that came with it. Am I a freak of nature now because I'd just spent 17 years touring?