Single Review – Tegan and Sara – Shudder To Think

Tegan and Sara are only in their early thirties and it already seems that they’ve gained a legendary sort of cult status as the ultimate indie duo. Not only in their native Canada but around the world. They’ve dabbled in straight up Indie Rock, Folk music and synth-pop too and they’ve experienced they’ve already racked up since their first album in 1999 is pretty amazing. This year they’ve released their seventh album Heartthrob which they described as their most commercial album and this was reflected in chart performances across the globe. A B-Side from one of the singles from Heartthrob is now being used for the film The Dallas Buyers Club.  ‘Shudder To Think’ opens with deep churning of the rhythm chords from the synths are played off by the higher pitched melodic chord progression on top of it. When you put the piano, the rock percussion and their vocals on top of it then its an 80’s track from the perspective of a 21st century ‘indie’ duo. Much like The Killers with ‘Shot At The Night’. Though its pure pop indulgence, it certainly hasn’t been neglected and cast off in the sense that its been tastefully done and you’d sort of expect from them. Its just a nice track!

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  1. Shudder To Think is really amazing, the lyrics are so good, and that sounds so addictive totally like we expected from Tegan and Sara ❤
    More B-sides!

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