In 2000, they toured with Neil Young and The Pretenders.Other notable touring mates include Ryan Adams, Weezer, Bryan Adams, Jack Johnson, The Black Keys, Ben Folds, Gogol Bordello, Cake, City and Colour, Death Cab for Cutie, Hot Hot Heat, The Killers, New Found Glory, Paramore, Rufus Wainwright, Eugene Francis Jnr, The Jezabels, An Horse, Steel Train, Holly Miranda, Speak and Diana.In 2013, Tegan and Sara will open for the band fun., on their Most Nights Summer Tour which starts in Toronto, Ontario on July 6 and ends in Bridgeport, Connecticut on September 28.In 2009, both Tegan and Sara worked as producers for the first time.Get Along was nominated in the 2013 Grammy Awards for "Best Long Form Music Video". Two songs were produced by Mike Elizondo, with Victor Indrizzo contributing drums, Josh Lopez contributing guitar and Dave Palmer contributing piano.Tegan and Sara started recording their seventh studio album, Heartthrob, on February 20, 2012. The last two songs were produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen.Tegan worked with char2d2 on the 2009 Small Vampires EP, while Sara worked on 2010 debut albums for Fences and Hesta Prynn. 's song "Borne of the FM Waves of the Heart", and also appears in the music video.Sara appears in The Reason's song "We're So Beyond This", as well as appearing in the music video.
They began playing guitar and writing songs at age 15, forming a band called Plunk without a drummer or bass player.Tegan and Sara appeared as guests, providing live vocals for Tiësto's remix of "Back in Your Head".Tegan and Sara also collaborated with Tiësto on the song "Feel It in My Bones" from his 2009 album Kaleidoscope and appeared in the music video for this song.Spin magazine gave Sainthood four out of five stars and wrote, "Tegan and Sara's music may no longer be the stuff of teens, but its strength remains in how much it feels like two people talking." In 2011, they launched 2011: A Merch Odyssey, which saw at least one new item in the official online stores every month, all year long.