According to Filter Magazine's blog, sales this week of Tegan & Sara's The Con jumped over 126% following the duo being named MTV's "Artist of the Week". The album, which came in at #175 in this week's Billboard 200, has sold 76,706 copies to date.
Tegan and Sara can be seen performing a cover of Rihanna's hit, "Umbrella," in the replies. The duo are currently supporting their latest release, The Con, which is available in stores now via Sire Records.
Canadian indie-pop duo Tegan and Sara have made two new songs available from streaming on their myspace profile. "The Con" and "Back in Your Head" are both set to appear on the outfit's long-awaited, forthcoming release, The Con, which is expected to hit stores on July 24th via Sanctuary Music.