Twin Lesbian Duo From Canada!!!!

Tegan and Sara's delectable pop makes lazy headline writers look stupid

It's all very impressive, but Quin stays realistic. In a mainstream music industry dominated by hundreds of skinny-white-guy rock bands, she wonders how much headway Tegan and Sara will make -- especially with the unshakable "twin lesbian duo" tag.

Tegan and Sara: "It was never a thing like, 'I 
want to be famous.' It was, 'I want to be Phil 
Collins.'"
Tegan and Sara: "It was never a thing like, 'I want to be famous.' It was, 'I want to be Phil Collins.'"

"One time this interviewer was talking to me about how there were seven women in the MuchMusic [i.e., Canada's MTV] Top 30 Countdown. I asked him how many were in bands, and he said, 'Three?' But zero were in bands. In the moment, I had my little attack in the hotel room, laughed hysterically, felt sad, and then I got up onstage," she says. "There were 1,200 people there. And I realized, 'All the people are here not because they saw my video on MuchMusic, not because they heard me on the radio. They're here because year after year, we get consistently good reviews on our record, and people tell their friends, and they come back. Every time.'"

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