added: 11 Oct 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Long established as a cult duo with a devoted fanbase, Tegan and Sara are poised to reach their biggest UK audience to date when they tour as guests on The Killers' upcoming arena tour. To coincide with the dates, they will release the EP 'In Your Head: An Introduction to Tegan and Sara' on October 22nd.
The EP features six of Tegan and Sara's most loved songs to date. Opening with 'I'm Not Your Hero', a new song that will be featured on their upcoming studio album 'Heartthrob' that will be released early next year, the EP also includes 2004's 'Walking With A Ghost' which was later covered by The White Stripes, as well as two songs each from the albums 'The Con' (2007) and 'Sainthood' (2009).
Last seen in the UK in the summer of 2010 when they headlined London's Roundhouse and performed at Glastonbury's John Peel Stage, Tegan and Sara will play the following shows ' all of which are with The Killers unless otherwise stated:
26th ' Glasgow, SECC
27th ' Aberdeen, AECC
31st ' Birmingham, LG Arena
4th ' Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
5th ' Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
7th ' Cambridge, The Junction (headline show)
8th ' Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
9th ' Liverpool, Echo Arena
11th ' Bristol, O2 Academy (headline show)
13th ' Manchester, MEN Arena
14th ' Manchester, MEN Arena
15th ' London, HMV Forum (headline show)
16th ' London, The O2 Arena
17th ' London, The O2 Arena
Tegan and Sara caught the attention of Neil Young's manager Elliot Roberts after independently releasing their debut album 'Under Feet Like Ours' in 1999. Subsequently signed to Roberts' Vapor Records label, the duo's major breakthrough came with the 2004 album 'So Jealous'. Subsequent releases have seen the pair backed by members of Death Cab For Cutie, Weezer, AFI, while they have toured with the likes of Neil Young, Paramore, The Black Keys and The Shins. They have also collaborated with superstar DJs including David Guetta and Tiesto.