Music Monday: Scissor Sisters

I have a soft spot for the Scissor Sisters. I especially like their 2010 album Night Work.

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Yes, it’s very, very gay (not that it matters, I’m not gay, by the way, in case you were wondering) and I’m sure the album cover scared a lot of people away, which is a shame, because the music is very, very good.

This is my kind of music; you know, dark yet neon-lit, thumping synth pop that takes you by the hand onto some sweaty, heaving dance floor, where at any moment the DJ could put on West End Girls, Tainted Love, I Feel Love, or Blue Monday.

Invisible Light

I cannot tell you how much I love this song. Pitchfork sums this up best: the epic “Invisible Light” does for gay clubs what “Thriller” did for horror movies, right on down to Sir Ian McKellan turning up for a Vincent Price-esque monologue like some kind of Italo-disco wizard. 

I’ll leave you with another album highlight, this song about safe-sex and intimacy.

Skin Tight

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