Tegan & Sara The Con

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CD Details

  • Released: July 24, 2007
  • Label: Sire / London/Rhino

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - p.90
3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he focus is the singer's feelings, examined rather than indulged. Tune seekers will admire many of these songs..."
Spin - p.109
4 stars out of 5 -- "The album peaks with the bouncy, piano-driven 'Back in Your Head' and the Cars-esque 'Hop a Plane'..."
Uncut - p.65
"[V]ocalists Tegan and Sara are back with THE CON, a collection of angsty, catchy pop..."
Uncut - p.109
4 stars out of 5 -- "[They] fairly blaze through THE CON's 14 compact, supercharged tracks -- their vocals delivering anxious lyrics that sound like fragments of overheard cellphone conversation."
Alternative Press - p.128
Included in Alternative Press's '10 Essential Albums Of 2007' -- "[T]he Quin sisters have released their most succinct musical statement to date with THE CON."
CMJ - p.43
"If there's one thing that Tegan and Sara have always excelled at, it's the ability to write a damn catchy tune."
Q (Magazine) - p.117
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] collection of short, buzzy indie-pop songs crammed with hooks, intuitive harmonies and much intense musing on the agony and ecstasy of young lust..."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.103
4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir most tightly-structured....It's the sparing 'I Was Married' and the despairing 'Soil Soil' that mark this pair out as lifers."
The Word (magazine) (p.110) - "[They sing] with a mildly unhinged honesty at its finest on the yearning 'Nineteen'....They're talented writers..."

Tracks:

  • 1.I Was Married
  • 2.Relief Next to Me
  • 3.The Con
  • 4.Knife Going In
  • 5.Are You Ten Years Ago
  • 6.Back in Your Head
  • 7.Hop a Plane
  • 8.Soil, Soil
  • 9.Burn Your Life Down
  • 10.Nineteen
  • 11.Floorplan
  • 12.Like O, Like H
  • 13.Dark Come Soon
  • 14.Call It Off

Product Description:

Tegan and Sara: Tegan Quin, Sara Quin (guitars).
Additional personnel: Ted Gowans, Kaki King (guitars); Christopher Walla, Hunter Burgan, Matt Sharp (bass guitar); Jason McGerr (drums).

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  • UPC: 093624994084
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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