Double Trouble: KEXP’s Video Roundup of Twins in Bands

photo courtesy The Breeders Facebook page

Twins Kim and Kelley Deal celebrate their 54th birthday today, which got us thinking about twins in bands. It’s no wonder it works so well: researchers have found that twin babies interact in the womb, so they’re collaborating from even before birth. Twins have also been known to exhibit a sensitivity towards the other where they seem to share thoughts and finish each other’s sentences. That must come in handy in the recording studio, right? Inspired by the Deal sisters’ work in The Breeders and The Amps, and impressed with the lack of sibling rivalry it must take to be in a band together, KEXP takes a look at some of our favorite twins in this Video Roundup:


Tegan & Sara Quin


Simone and Amedeo Pace



Tim and Phil Hanseroth


Gyða and Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir
(both have since left the band)


Zach and Ben Yudin


Jay and Michael Aston


Aaron and Bryce Dessner


Alejandra and Claudia Deheza
(Claudia Deheza left the group in 2010)


Chandra and Leigh Watson


Wendy and Susannah Melvoin


Lee and Tyler Sargent
(both brothers left the band in 2012)


Jack and George Barnett


Ryan and Gary Jarman


Andy and Jez Williams

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One Comment

  1. Adam
    Posted June 11, 2016 at 7:37 am | Permalink

    Let’s not forget our boys Sam and Nick in White Reaper!

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