Tegan and Sara is a Canadian indie pop/pop duo formed in 1995 in Calgary, Alberta, composed of identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin.Both musicians are songwriters and play guitar and keyboards.
In early 2014 Tegan and Sara collaborated with The Lonely Island on a song called “Everything Is Awesome!!!” for The Lego Movie soundtrack. The movie opened in theatres on February 7, 2014. The song debuted at number 62 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 24 on the Official UK Singles chart.
Chief songwriter/producer Shawn Patterson received an Oscar nomination for best original song at the 87th annual Academy Awards, losing to “Glory” by John “John Legend” Stephens and Lonnie “Common” Lynn, from the movie Selma.