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“So many questions feel like they infantilise us: ‘Do you live together? ’ No, we f**king do not,” says Sara, the younger by eight minutes. But after so long in the public eye, they’re understandably frustrated with being asked the same things about life as identical twins.During those 30-second red-carpet interviews the microphone- thrusters now leap straight from “What are you wearing? ” But the fact that Tegan and Sara are on red carpets at all is a sign of their remarkable infiltration of the mainstream pop world.They’ve moved from being punky-looking teens with guitars, signed by Neil Young to his record label Vapor, to synthpop queens who have shared a stage with Katy Perry and Taylor Swift and been Oscar-nominated for their song from The Lego Movie, Everything Is Awesome.
They’ve just been reading Ocean’s long, thoughtful post on Tumblr prompted by this month’s Orlando shooting, in which 49 people were killed and 53 injured in a gay nightclub.
“I remember thinking that us standing out like a sore thumb, which should be making us feel weird and insecure, is actually helping.
People are gonna remember our performance because it looks different and feels different,” says Tegan.
“I daydream on the idea that maybe all this barbarism and all these transgressions against ourselves is an equal and opposite reaction to something better happening in this world, some great swelling wave of openness and wakefulness out here,” he wrote.
As a gay man in the macho world of urban music, Tegan and Sara wish there were more voices like his.