The twins co-wrote the track with its producer, Greg Kurstin, who had previously worked with them on the majority of their breakthrough album, Heartthrob (2013).
Tegan and Sara have announced a new set of North American tour dates.
The run begins in late September and ends on November 1, and features a long stretch of dates in the Quin sister’s home country of Canada, including one in their hometown of Calgary.
Smirking, bubbly great fun, this might just be one of Tegan and Sara’s best bangers to date.
Tegan and Sara are embracing pop full-on with their new song "Boyfriend," which they debuted Thursday (April 7) on Beats 1 radio.
Sara joked that she was being treated like her boyfriend and wanted her to make it official with her.
On March 30th, a preview of the song and music video was released via their Instagram, along with the album title and track listing.
In the duo's native Canada, the song entered the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 at number 92 and has impacted multiple national airplay charts.
After a three-year gap since the release of their more commercial, pop-oriented album, Heartthrob (2013), Tegan and Sara announced their then-upcoming eighth studio album, Love You to Death, in March 2016.
Records, "Boyfriend" serves as the album's lead single and their first non-soundtrack single in nearly three years.
Upon its release, "Boyfriend" was met with generally positive reviews and moderate commercial reception.
But this idea, you know, that we've all been in that situation where we really like someone and we want to make it official and they're not ready, that's what the song is about."Tegan and Sara, Metric-Featuring Indie Video Game Seeks Kickstarter Help"You treat me like your boyfriend / And trust me like your very best friend / Kiss me like your boyfriend / Call me up like I was your best friend / Turn me on like I was your boyfriend / But I don't want to be your secret anymore," she sings on the chorus.