Scissor Sisters have revealed they scrapped the original recordings for their third album on the advice of Sir Elton John.
The legendary entertainer was asked to give his opinion on the 'Filthy/Gorgeous' group's follow-up to 2006's 'Ta-Dah' because they were unsure of the material, and he advised them to start again.
Frontman Jake Shears revealed: "We had a whole album of material but we just weren't sure we believed in it.
"Our guitarist Babydaddy played it to Elton John, and next thing I get a call from Elton. He just says, 'This isn't it, this isn't the record. It's just not right.' So I went to Berlin and pressed the reset button."
After travelling to Germany to seek inspiration, Jake is delighted with the finished LP, which has been titled 'Night Work'.
He added: "I had to be by myself, and dream, be sexy and, you know, be bad."
'Night Work' - which features a spoken word cameo from Sir Ian McKellen - is set for release on June 28.