I love you all so much, and I can’t say thank you enough.Tegan and Sara premiered their new single “Boyfriend” today on Beats Radio, and Sara Quin talked with the host about the very personal track:“It’s a pretty straightforward pop song about a relationship that I was getting into with a girl who had never dated a girl before and she had a guy, a boyfriend guy that she was sort of seeing, and we used to joke around that she was treating me like her boyfriend, and I was trying to get her to sort of you, you know, tie it down. I get that that it sometimes doesn’t seem immediately relatable to everybody whether they’re straight or gay or whatever but we’ve all been in that situation where we really like someone and we want to make it official, and they’re not ready.”OK, this is too real. like a very best friend You kiss me like your boyfriend You call me up like you want your best friend You turn me on like you want your boyfriend But I don't want to be your secret anymore I'm trying to be honest cause I can't relax Oh, when I get around you I can't hide the facts I let you take advantage cause it felt so good I blame myself for thinking we both understood You treat me like your boyfriend And trust me like a...like a very best friend You kiss me like your boyfriend You call me up like you want your best friend You turn me on like you want your boyfriend But I don't want to be your secret anymore Don't wanna, don't wanna play the crying game Do you feel the same?Two songs from Red tape appeared on their first album, Under Feet Like Ours, which they released independently in 1999 under the name "Sara and Tegan".They later changed their name to "Tegan and Sara" because it was easier to pronounce and because they wanted their name to stand out amongst the other "Sara" musicians at the time such as Sarah Mc Lachlan and Sarah Slean.
In 1999, they released their debut album Under Feet Like Ours independently under the name "Sara and Tegan" with producer Jared Kuemper. Obviously, being gay, you know, the sort of bit of a gender twist in the song.Tegan and Sara Quin were born September 19, 1980 in Calgary, Alberta.In 1999 they signed with Neil Young's Vapor Records and released This Business of Art through the label in 2000. In 2002, the band released their third album If It Was You.Their fourth album, So Jealous, was released in 2004 and led to wider success and attention, both locally and internationally.
Two songs from Red tape appeared on the album, and two from Orange tape.