Jake Shears says Amanda Ghost was a ''godsend'' when it came to recording Scissor Sisters' new album because the producer got everything done in record time.
The glam rock group - made up of Jake, Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - completed their latest album 'Magic Hour' within three months and Jake says it was all down to producer Amanda's hard work.
He said: ''We started late August, and the last song we wrote for it was 'Baby Come Home' in November. To write a record in two or three months, for us, is lightning time.
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Jake Shears never thought Scissor Sisters would make it to their fourth album, and they have ''surpassed expectations'' by recording new record 'Magic Hour'.
The 33-year-old singer - who is joined in the band by Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - admits the New York-based group have ''surpassed expectations'' by managing to make their fourth record 'Magic Hour'.
He said: ''The musical landscape has changed a lot. The charts are full of solo singers, but that's an economic thing. Solo acts are cheaper to run than groups.
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Singer Jake Shears thinks Scissor Sisters have always had ''two songs'' on their previous albums which were ''crappy''.
The band's front-man - who is joined in the group by Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - admits he is not always happy with the output from their previous records but believes new album 'Magic Hour' does not contain anything sub-par.
He said: ''I'm very critical of our own stuff, but song for song, this is our best album.
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Ana Matronic loves being at home with her husband but is most comfortable when she is on stage with her band Scissor Sisters.
Ana Matronic loves being on stage.
Ana said: ''There is a lot of work involved with touring and it's difficult being away from home. I do really enjoy being at home. I'm a gardener and I love being in the garden. It's tough to leave. It's so lovely to have someone at home who keeps you grounded.
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Jake Shears is ecstatic for fans to finally hear Scissor Sisters' fourth album 'Magic Hour'.
The eccentric front-man - who stars in the band alongside Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - is excited about their forthcoming release 'Magic Hour' and is looking forward to fans being able to hear it.
He wrote on twitter: ''Scissors just announced our new album. It's called Magic Hour and is out at the end of may! V happy right now. Can't wait 4 u 2 hear. (sic)''
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Scissor Sisters have announced their fourth album, 'Magic Hour', to be released on May 28.
Scissor Sisters have announced new album, 'Magic Hour'.
The camp 'Filthy/Gorgeous' group will release the album on May 28, preceded by Calvin Harris produced single 'Only The Horses' a week earlier.
Speaking about the track, singer Jake Shears said: ''When we wrote 'Only The Horses', I immediately knew that Calvin would help knock it out of the park.''
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Scissor Sisters aren't worried their sexy new track 'Any Which Way' may cost them some fans with its provocative content.
Scissor Sisters aren't worried their sexy new track may cost them some fans.
The 'Any Which Way' group are "relaxed" about the song's provocative imagery - including the lyrics "Take me anyway you like it; in front of the fireplace, in front of your yacht, in front of my parents" - and frontman Jake Shears said sex has always played a role in the group's music.
He told the Daily Star newspaper: "I feel happier than ever with what we're doing.
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Scissor Sisters' frontman Jake Shears has revealed he stills feel under pressure to prove himself to people who bullied him in the past.
The openly gay frontman - who is currently promoting the band's third album 'Night Work' - admits the torment he suffered drives him to succeed.
Jake said: "I'll never stop feeling like I've got something to prove. You never really get rid of those demons sitting on your shoulder."
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Scissor Sisters' lead singer Jake Shears thinks Lady Gaga is ''wonderful'' and believes she has made pop more exciting.
The 'Fire With Fire' group - who are made up of Jake Shears, Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real- believe the 'Just Dance' singer has helped pop music and are flattered she called them a "big influence" on her music.
Singer Jake said: "I think Lady Gaga's great and I'm so proud of the fact that she gives us credit for influencing her. I'm really chuffed about it, it's a great thing. I think she's wonderful and she's been great for.You know, anything that gets people excited about the pop music landscape - or just the music landscape in general - is a really very positive thing, and I'm proud of that.
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Del Marquis and Ana Matronic of Scissor Sisters - Del Marquis and Ana Matronic of Scissor Sisters New York City, USA - Paper Magazine's 25th Anniversary Gala at the New York Public Library - arrivals Tuesday 8th September 2009
Del Marquis, Johnny Dynell, guest, Fred Schneider and Anita Sarko - Del Marquis, Johnny Dynell, guest, Fred Schneider and Anita Sarko New York City, USA - Paper Magazine's 25th Anniversary Gala at the New York Public Library - inside Tuesday 8th September 2009
Scissor Sisters, Babydaddy and Del Marquis - Scissor Sisters (left to right) ake Shears, Del Marquis, Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Paddy Boom Wednesday 5th December 2007 at Landmark Sunshine Theatre New York City, USA
New York pop group SCISSORS SISTERS have credited their "openly gay", camp image for making their female fans feel comfortable enough to get naked in front of them.
The LAURA hitmakers often succeed in getting ladies in the audience to expose their breasts, which they doubt fans would do in front of masculine and straight rock groups.
Del Marquis explains, "Girls feel safe taking their t*ts out for us. I don't think any other band could ask for girls to get to their t*ts out and be like, 'My God.'"
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