Scissor Sisters Olympics BT 'River Of Music' Show On Saturday.
Superstar Performance Tonight
‘Baby Come Home’ Out Next Week
As London makes its final preparations for the Olympics, Scissor Sisters will be headlining the Americas stage at the BT River of Music event this Saturday, July 21st in the historic and suitably dramatic setting of the Tower of London! Next week will also see the release of new single ‘Baby Come Home’, taken from their fantastic album ‘Magic Hour’ which is out now.
Part of the London 2012 Festival, the BT River of Music kicks off 12 weeks of cultural celebrations with acts from all over the world. For those unable to make Saturday’s show, the whole set will bestreamed live on digital arts channel The Space from 8pm here:www.TheSpace.org.
Ahead of Saturday’s headline show, Scissor Sisters will also be performing the new single ‘Baby Come Home’on ITV1’s ‘Superstar’ TONIGHT at 9pm.
Watch the video for ‘Baby Come Home’here:
‘Baby Come Home’follows the euphoric Calvin Harris-produced single ‘Only The Horses’, which hit the charts following Scissor Sisters’ live performance on The Voice and two intimate sold out shows at Shepherd’s Bush Empire.
‘Magic Hour’ is the result of a series of team-ups between Scissor Sisters – Jake Shears, Babydaddy, Ana Matronic and Del Marquis - and a whole host of stellar artists, writers and producers, includingAzealia Banks, Calvin Harris, Stuart Price, Pharrell Williams,Diplo and Alex Ridha, the German electronic music producer and DJ behind BoysNoize.
Following the release of ‘Magic Hour’and the success of album track ‘Let’s Have a Kiki’, Scissor Sisters have picked up even more celebrity fans including Anne Hathaway, who casually referenced a ‘kiki’ on Late Show with David Letterman in the US:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDVUJcJR0Fc
See Scissor Sisters live in the UK in October:
1st Dublin Olympia
15th Portsmouth Guildhall
16th Leeds O2 Academy
19th Glasgow Barrowlands
20th Manchester Apollo
22nd Bristol Colston Hall
23rd London Roundhouse
24th London Roundhouse
Praise for ‘Magic Hour’:
“Effortless and instantly classic.”- Uncut
“Glorious”- The Times
“The pop world sounds brighter with the Scissors slicing through it.”- Metro
“A fabulous soirée”– DigitalSpy
“This is the sound of a band truly enjoying themselves in the studio”– MusicOMH
“A much-needed injection of sunshine”– Glamour Online
“A perfect summer album that will leave Scissor Sisters fans in no doubt that the band has turned a corner.”– Red Online
“Their progress is marked by a developed sense of reflection, which balances their familiar flamboyance quite wonderfully.”- BBC
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