Listen now (2 mins) | One woman's journey to write a song.
I guess I could totally write a hit then.
All great tips on how to write a hit 😊
As long as you had a great time it’s all good
You guys come up with great new songs and I think they are all HITS!!
Sounds a lot like grad school! I don't have a twin though -- Do you think Sara would write this research paper for me? 🤔🙏😹
Why is this me when trying to create new art/designs?
😂 I feel SEEN, Tegan! The struggle is real 😆
"Pray Sara has written a banger" 😭💀 we already know she's a lyrical genius so I wouldn't worry about that! lol
LOL sounds like my week
you are such an icon tegan
We pray for the day we will be able to take a week out just for writing songs. Do not remember the last time that happened if ever.
Hey Tegan (and Sara, I think?)
Love the ‘share this post with someone who can give Tegan some song writing tips’.
I have to admit I saw the title of the post/email and thought ‘it’s about closer, because of the 10 year anniversary’. Would love a post about heartthrob, all the songs on it and maybe even some heartthrob acoustics?
Tegan, (As I told Sara), my new dog Grover is settling in well (all things considered), he’s mostly lab (and a forth golden retriever) so naturally he eats everything and what he doesn’t eat he licks! Whatever pants I’m wearing get covered in slobber and everything I’m wearing is coverde in black dog fur! As of yesterday I’ve had him 2 weeks and I love him to pieces (despite everything listed above).
Anyway, it was a good and sort of funny post, it would’ve been very funny if it wasn’t as relatable! I get the procrastination, (I mean who doesn’t), I used to be good at not procrastinating and then I became a teenager!
Also what’s this about not writing hit songs? You have! Both of you have! (And are I’m assuming, you have loads of time, but I remember you (Tegan) saying that you wrote stop desire around the same time you were touring for heartthrob (or near the end).
Hope you enjoyed my disjointed comment!
Thanks for the post!
Phoenix, he/they/it, 16, Australia
PS: I see you dropping hints about new dates! Fingers crossed tight for Aus! Please do VIP, I want to shout ‘hi’ and have a chance you’ll actually see/hear me. 🤞🇦🇺!
Oh no Tegan.
Do Canadians do vacations differently?
Because Miriam Webster has THIS to say about vacation:
"period of exemption from work."
Anyway, they (Shakespeare I think) say "journeys end in lovers meeting," so the only conclusion here is that in order to end a hit-writing journey successfully you should probably just have lunch with Sofia.
It's not more procrastination if it's what Shakespeare told you to do.
Seems easy 😂😂
Extremely funny! I could relate. Not a songwriter but an epic procrastinator!!
Now I just really wanna watch Pressure Cooker! 😊😂￼
But yeah, setting aside time to do something productive or creative things is always tricky. And I think this is definitely me in this situation too, the pressure I’d put on myself would be too much and I would end up watching TV.
Did Sara write a banger? Don't leave us hanging, Tegan!
Me with art and poetry, except my shows are Doctor Who and Absolutely Fabulous at the moment.