When Tegan and Sara began working on a memoir detailing their teenage years, they came across a stash of demo tapes the duo had recorded during that tumultuous time. The songs dealt with heartbreak, identity issues, and growing up, and when they listened back to them, it was clear that quite a few of the songs deserved to be heard. After choosing their favorites, they hired producer Alex Hope to help them bring the songs back to life in a more modern fashion on Hey, I'm Just Like You. Unlike the most recent Tegan and Sara albums, the songs aren't all up-to-date modern pop. Some are fine examples of that style, like "We Don't Have Fun When We're Together Anymore" and "All I Have to.