Dying to Know

Album: Love You to Death (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This was the last song that Tegan and Sara recorded for Love You To Death. The sisters worked solely with producer Greg Kurstin, whose credits include Sia and Adele. Tegan told OfficialCharts.com this is the track on the record of which she is most proud. She explained: "I feel like I really pushed us in a new direction. It's a true collaboration between me and Sara and Greg did such a great job on the production.

    It's a very different kind of pop and I think it pushes the boundary of what Tegan and Sara has been. It's also packed with '90s references, which makes me love it even more."
  • The Nathan Boey-directed video features puppet versions of the Quins rolling through Miami in a white Lamborghini.

    "A few months ago I was watching a TV show about the '80s, and a scene from Miami Vice with Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas came on," Tegan Quin recalled to Billboard magazine. "They were talking specifically about the episode in which they used the entire Phil Collins song 'In The Air Tonight,' almost as if it were a music video."

    "I remember thinking how cool it would be to have Sara and I remake the famous scene," she continued. "Sadly, neither of us can drive, nor did we have the time or funds to reshoot that famous scene in Miami. Instead we tapped director Nathan Boey in Vancouver to reshoot it using puppets! I think it might even be better with us as puppets than if we had been in it ourselves."

    "They shared with me their childhood passion for Miami Vice and the rest sort of wrote itself!" Boey added. "Eleni Creative's dolls were beautifully custom-built, and the idea of them ripping around the city in a mini Lamborghini had me giggling throughout production."

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