Sarah Neufeld and Colin Stetson have known each other, both as musicians and friends (and now fiancés), for years -- so in that sense, their first album together has been highly anticipated. Neufeld, whose primary group is Arcade Fire, and Stetson, who's played with Arcade Fire as well as Bon Iver and Tom Waits, joined forces on April's Never Were The Way She Was, an experimental and nuanced album that showcases their incredible virtuousity.
The duo joined Billboard in the studio to talk about how they met and what their goals are for their incredibly lush, meditative music -- as well as perform a couple songs for us. Watch the interview and performances below:
Here they are performing "Sun Roars Into View":
And here they are performing "The Rest Of Us":