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The Con (album) by Tegan And Sara 

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The Con
The Con by Tegan And Sara (2007)
Release date: 2007-07-24
Overall rank: 1,655th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 76 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 2007 (41st)
Top albums of the 2000s (359th)
Best albums of all time (1,655th)

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The Con is ranked as the best album by Tegan And Sara.

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The Con ratings

Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 76 votes)
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60/100
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From ruckermanley 07/24/2015 21:02
Strong performance. Tegan and Sara are always good.
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From Gigantic 03/29/2015 05:46
The slick electro-edge that began on The Con really robbed Tegan and Sara of the breathtaking intimacy they'd achieved on their previous record, So Jealous, and what was ultimately their greatest strength. Lyrically they chose to go more "abstract" on this record, but it just comes off like freshman poetry workshopping.
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90/100
From orangesteak44 07/11/2013 02:38
This album hits me to the core of my soul. Just awesome!
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From paladisiac 07/16/2012 14:20
They added a lot of new wave and volume to "so jealous" that wasn't there on "if it was you", but the hooks were slightly lost in the process. "The Con" represents the best of their last 2 albums, with all the quick-to-the-point hooks of "if it was you" and the attitude and energy of "so jealous" melded in one. No second is wasted to dawdle. Every minute is an energetic ode to the forlorn and sexually repressed (woman).
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From Rich 06/19/2012 00:08
Their most consistant album.
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