HOMETOWN: New York, NY
LATEST PLATTER: Ta-Dah (out Sept. 26)
TELLING MYSPACE COMMENT: "You guys are hot, awesome, sweet, amazing, right on, the shit, the bomb and more." (Denise)
FURTHER STUDY: scissorsisters.com
WHY YOU CARE: Edgy, sexy, arty, tuneful, BRILLIANT! What began as a disco-inflected flame in downtown New York has rapidly became a full-on inferno. Jake Shears and his fab-clad sisters in song have finally made pop culture exciting again. A glittering tribute to the altar of Elton John, David Bowie and Roxy Music, this is the sound of pure pleasure, sans morning-after regrets or harsh comedowns.
NOTABLE QUOTE: "Pop should be meaningful again - it shouldn't be a dirty word." (Jake Shears, vocals)