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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',...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

George Michael Had A Crush On Debbie Harry

George Michael has revealed his first crush was Debbie Harry.The 'Careless Whisper' singer admits he fantasised about Blondie singer when he was a teenager and before he realised he was gay.And the 48-year-old musician told...

Shears Thrilled To Work On Maupin's Tales Of The City Musical

Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears jumped at the chance to create the score for the new stage adaptation of Armistead Maupin's classic Tales Of The City stories - because the books helped him come to...

Shears Backing Campaign To Get Scissor Sisters On Glee

JAKE SHEARS has applauded SCISSOR SISTERS fans for starting an online campaign to hook the band a cameo appearance on GLEE - because he'd love to be a part of the hit show.Actor Chris Colfer,...

Ana Matronic Not Keen On Flashing Flesh

Ana Matronic doesn't like stripping off on stage.The Scissor Sisters frontwoman - who is known for her eccentric fashion choices - isn't comfortable flashing her flesh to fans like her bandmate Jake Shears.She said: "I...

Jake Shears Proud To Help Gay Teens

Jake Shears is "proud" to be an example to gay teenagers.The Scissor Sisters frontman had strong role models when he was coming to terms with his sexuality and is hopeful he can do the same...

Jake Shears Gets Girl Groupies

Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears gets more female groupies than male. The 'Any Which Way' singer can't understand why so many girls are attracted to him and proposition him when he is on tour when...

Jake Shears Inspired By Bullies

Scissor Sisters singer Jake Shears still feels under pressure to prove himself to the bullies who mad his life hell. The openly gay frontman - who is currently promoting the band's third album 'Night Work'...

Shears May Never Marry

SCISSOR SISTERS frontman JAKE SHEARS is convinced he will never marry his longterm boyfriend - because his partner is "too punk" to settle down.The singer has been dating his lover, known only as Chris, for...

Scissor Sisters' Wild Time At Glastonbury

The SCISSOR SISTERS booked a day off work following their set at Britain's Glastonbury festival so they could indulge in a wild night of partying which ended in frontman JAKE SHEARS sleeping "under a bench".The...

Matronic Feared Shears Would 'Burn Out'

SCISSOR SISTERS star ANA MATRONIC is pleased her bandmate JAKE SHEARS moved out of New York to work on their latest album, because she feared he was going to "burn himself out" in the Big...

Calvin Harris' 'Gay' Tunes

Calvin Harris makes "gay" music. The 'I'm Not Alone' hitmaker - who has recorded songs with Kylie Minogue, Sophie Ellis Bextor and Dizzee Rascal - claims his tunes sounds good in gay clubs. He said:...

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