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Jake Shears Has Made Peace With Having 'One Heyday'

Jake Shears has ''come to terms'' with the fact you only get ''one heyday''.The Scissor Sisters frontman has admitted it was ''heartbreaking'' making ''peace'' with the fact that no matter how successful you are, there...

Jake Shears Can't Listen To Some Early Scissor Sisters Songs

Jake Shears ''sometimes finds it hard'' to listen to songs from the first Scissor Sisters album because he's unhappy with the recordings.This year will mark the 15th anniversary of the glam rock group's self-titled debut...

Jake Shears' Split Influenced His Solo Album

Jake Shears admits his break-up influenced many of the songs on his solo album.The 39-year-old singer's 11-year relationship with actor-and-producer Chris Moukarbel ended in 2015 and the demise of his most significant romantic relationship and...

Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Battles With Depression

Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears battles with depression. The 39-year-old singer-songwriter - who has just released his debut self-titled solo album - has admitted he's struggled with his mental health for years but has found a...

Jake Shears And Elton John Working On Musical

Jake Shears is creating a new musical with Sir Elton John.The Scissor Sisters star and the 71-year-old music legend - who composed 'Billy Elliot the Musical' and is working on a remake of 'The Lion...

Jake Shears Teases Kylie Minogue Collaboration

Jake Shears and his pal Kylie Minogue have a collaboration ''up their sleeves''.The Scissor Sisters star and his bandmate Babydaddy previously teamed up with the Australian pop princess on her 2004 hit 'I Believe In...

Jake Shears Wants To Reunite Scissor Sisters For 10th Anniversary

Jake Shears would love to reunite Scissor Sisters to mark the 10th annivesrary of the band's debut album. 'Night Work', which reached number two in the Official UK Chart, reaches the milestone in 2020, and...

From Ariana Grande To Idles: Seven Summer Albums Still To Drop

It's turning out to be a great summer for music, and to think we've still got half the season left. We've already seen Years & Years' 'Palo Santo', Florence and the Machine's 'High as Hope',...

Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Launching Solo Career

Jake Shears has launched a solo career and will mark the occasion with a special live performance.The Scissor Sisters star will be playing on 'The Graham Norton Show' tonight (25.05.18) to celebrate his debut self-titled...

Elton John And Jake Shears Teaming Up For New Musical

The duo previously collaborated on the Scissor Sisters' track I Don't Feel Like Dancin', but now they are attempting to write an entire score for a stage musical. In an interview with...

Jake Shears Lands Theatre Acting Debut In Bent Revival

The singer will join actors Hugo Armstrong, Ray Baker and Matthew Carlson, among others, to star in a revival of Martin Sherman's 1979 drama, about a group of gay men trying to survive...

Jake Shears Wants To Release Lost Kylie Minogue Material

Jake Shears has a hidden treasure trove of material he recorded with Kylie Minogue which he hopes will form an album one day.The Scissor Sisters star and his bandmate Babydaddy have written a number of...

Scissors Sisters Have Album Worth Of Kylie Songs

Scissor Sisters' Jakes Shears has written a ''whole album's worth'' of songs with Kylie Minogue. The frontman and band mate Babydaddy worked with the 'Into The Blue' singer on her 2004 hit 'I Believe In...

Stars Congratulate Perez Hilton On Baby News

Ricky Martin, Emma Bunton, the Backstreet Boys and Jake Shears are among the stars who have congratulated celebrity blogger Perez Hilton on the birth of his first child.The gay gossip, real name Mario Lavandeira, Jr.,...

Jake Shears Condemns Azealia Banks' Homophobic Comments

Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears has criticised his former collaborator Azealia Banks over the rapper's recent homophobic rant at celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.Banks became embroiled in an online feud with openly-gay Hilton on Twitter.com and...

Bono Gave Jake Shears Advice

Bono gave Jake Shears advice on being a rock star. The Scissor Sisters frontman thought it was ''surreal'' when he met the U2 rocker at a gig and he proceeded to lecture him on staying...

Stars Pay Tribute To Gore Vidal

Zachary Quinto, Rob Lowe and Jake Shears have led the tributes to Gore Vidal following his death on Tuesday (31Jul12).The celebrated author and playwright passed away at his home in Los Angeles after suffering complications...

Stars Salute 'Brave' Frank Ocean

Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears and rocker Pete Wentz are among the stars who have applauded Frank Ocean for opening up about his sexuality in a candid blog post.The Novacane hitmaker stunned fans after writing...

Scissor Sisters Help Raise $730,000 For Diabetes Charity

Scissor Sisters stars Jake Shears and Babydaddy showed their generous side by playing an intimate set at a diabetes fundraiser.The kind-hearted pop stars performed an acoustic set at the Art Antiques London Party in the...

Jake Shears Grateful To Ghost

Jake Shears says Amanda Ghost was a ''godsend'' when it came to recording Scissor Sisters' new album.The glam rock group - made up of Jake, Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - completed...

Jake Shears: 'Kylie Is My Best Girlfriend'

Kylie Minogue is the ''best girlfriend'' Jake Shears could have.The 'All the Lovers' hitmaker has a close bond with the Scissor Sisters frontman but he admits he hates making her angry because she gives him...

Jake Shears Received Death Threat

Jake Shears has received death threats.The Scissor Sisters frontman was shocked at the end of the group's last tour when he was told his security had been stepped up because of a menacing letter that...

Peta Bosses Hit Out At Jake Shears Over 'Dumb Cows' Remark

Animal rights campaigners have taken aim at singer Jake Shears after he justified eating meat by branding cows "dumb" and insisting chickens are primitive.The Scissor Sisters star was giving an interview to rock magazine Q...

Jake Shears Had Bust-up With Kylie Minogue Over Red Carpet Blunder

Singer Jake Shears had a major falling out with his pal Kylie Minogue after making the Aussie pop star late for a red carpet event.The Scissor Sisters frontman agreed to escort the Spinning Around hitmaker...

Scissor Sisters Album Named By Mother

Scissor Sisters new album was named by singer Jake Shears' mother.The 'Only the Horses' band will release fourth record, 'Magic Hour', at the end of the month and Jake admits they were stuck for a...

Duran Duran And Tony Blair Pay Tribute To Robin Gibb

Duran Duran, Liam Gallagher and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair have all paid tribute to the late Robin Gibb.Pop stars, politicians and public figures have all offered their condolences after the Bee Gees star...

Scissor Sisters Surprised To Make Fourth Album

Jake Shears thought Scissor Sisters would only make three albums.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...

Scissor Sisters Admit To 'Crappy' Songs

Jake Shears thinks Scissor Sisters have always had ''two songs'' on every album which are ''crappy''. The band's front-man - who is joined in the group by Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real...

Jake Shears Defends Donna Summer's Legacy

Jake Shears has urged the world to pay its respects to disco queen Donna Summer, insisting controversial comments she allegedly made about homosexuals should not overshadow her contribution to music.The I Feel Love hitmaker passed...

Ana Matronic Is Happiest On Stage

Ana Matronic loves being on stage.The Scissor Sisters singer admits she loves being at home with her husband Seth Kirby but is most comfortable when she is working with her band.Ana said: ''There is a...

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