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The 7 funniest moments from Haim's Grammy Museum Q&A

Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY 4:57 a.m. ET Feb. 5, 2015 facebook sharetwitter shareemail shareemail share

So, we didn't think it was possible to love Haim any more than we already do.

But then the delightful sister trio went and killed it at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles Wednesday night, and now we just really want to party with them again this summer on Taylor Swift's 1989 tour.

Up for best new artist at Sunday's Grammys, the sibling band of Este, Danielle and Alana Haim drew laughter and applause with a four-song performance and hilarious Q&A, in which they discussed the group's ascent, debut album Days Are Gone, and everything in between.

If you couldn't make it to the intimate event, here are seven of the evening's most amusing tidbits:

When Este texted Bastille frontman Dan Smith

Haim is nominated for best new artist alongside Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Brandy Clark and Bastille, with whom they collaborated on song Bite Down last year. On nominations morning in December:
"The first thing I did was text him, 'See you at the Grammys, b****,' " Este says. "First thing. Called my mom, then texted Dan Smith."

That time they played a clown museum

One of the first gigs the Los Angeles natives ever played was at the California Institute of Abnormalarts, a sideshow museum and music venue.
"It's basically, like, the guy wakes up in the morning and decides whether or not it's open," Este says. " 'I'm going to show people some zombies today!' "

There's a Prince superfan in their midst

At the Brit Awards last year, Este fangirled hard when Prince walked by their table — so much so that her sisters had to hold her down.
"Me and Danielle literally saw it. It was kind of like a 'Final Destination' / 'That's So Raven' moment where I was like, 'This is going to be bad. I can see the future, and this is going to be really, really bad,' " Alana says. "And I was like, 'Oh my god, our first awards ceremony. We're never going to get invited to any awards ceremony ever again!' "

"We were the hillbillies that came to the awards ceremony." Este says.

Their epic first meet with Florence Welch

Starting out, Haim opened for bands such as Mumford and Sons, the xx and Florence + the Machine, with whom they had a particularly memorable first encounter on tour. Although they had only tweeted with Florence prior:
"The first 10 minutes we were there, she burst into the room, and we didn't even speak, we looked at each other and we just started dancing," Alana says. "Out of nowhere. No music, just pure dancing. We expressed our love through dance.

"She's a magical wizardess, by the way," Este says.

Welcome to 'Jurassic Park'

The band is diving into its second album now, but first, Este will need to get one song out of mind:
"I basically write the 'Jurassic Park' theme over and over again," Este says.

"Este's like, 'I have this new melody!' And we're like, 'Sing it! ... Wait, is it the 'Jurassic Park' theme?' " Alana says. "And then we'll be like, 'That's the 'Jurassic Park' theme, dude. Every week! Every week!' "

When they died and went to heaven

T MAGAZINE with the one and only @StevieNickspic.twitter.com/N83HZSgiqQ

— HAIM (@HAIMtheband) October 16, 2014

Haim visited Stevie Nicks' Santa Monica mansion last fall for the New York Times' T magazine, and became just a teeny bit starstruck meeting their "sister of the moon."

Watching Stevie walk down her spiral staircase to greet them:
"We were just like, 'Is this a movie?' I was like, 'This is the part of the movie where I realize I died like four years ago,' and then a little angel hovers over to you, and is like, 'JKs, you're dead,' " Alana says. "And she hugged all of us, and we're like, 'Oh my god, is this happening?' "

Este has great taste in old-school rap

When an audience member asked about the sisters' favorite West Coast hip-hop songs, Este was quick to answer:
"I already know mine. 'How Do You Want It,' by Tupac. Try to beat that."
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