Important Breaking News of Utmost Importance: Scissor Sisters’ Night Work Is Streaming Online!
June 25, 2010

You know what’s really, really gay in the most ferocious of ways?  This promo still for the new Scissor Sisters album, Night Work:

Camp, after all, is a queer sensibility derived from the French slang camper, which means “to pose in an exaggerated fashion”, and this photo is all about the highly stylized placement and posing of our beloved Sisters.  Of course, this photo is also about Ana Matronic’s hair.  And that double breasted jacket.  And those fetching high heels.  And Del Marquis being my favorite piece of guitar-playing, suited-up hot sex.  And the pearls, OH, the pearls!  In fact, the only thing that throws this picture off is Jake Shear’s vinyl underoos.  Girl, don’t go butchin’ my heart!

ANYWAYS, the new Scissor Sisters album, Night Work, is streaming over on MySpace, and the Sisters and producer Stuart Price have met–nay, exceeded!–my every hope of making the most gloriously gay album EVER.  Clearly this means you need to give it a listen.  Immediately.  And really, why wouldn’t you?

(more…)

Let’s All Cross Our Fingers That Scissor Sisters’ Night Work Will Be the Gayest Album EVER
April 14, 2010

I recognize that it’s probably too soon to say for sure, but any Scissor Sisters album that’s produced by Stuart Price (the man responsible for two of my favorite glitter bombs, Madonna’s Confessions on a Dance Floor and The Killers’ Day & Age) is pretty much guaranteed to put a limp in your wrist and a swish in your swagger.  But what about the Scissor Sisters album produced by Stuart Price with a Robert Mapplethorpe photo for its cover?

Or the Scissor Sisters album produced by Stuart Price with a Robert Mapplethorpe photo for its cover and a first released song called “Invisible Light,” which is six glorious minutes of bedazzled post-disco bliss that includes a monologue by none other than Sir Ian McKellan?

(more…)

%d bloggers like this: