On their third studio LP the courageous and outrageous quintet of Scissor Sisters pin down the perfect combo of their origins in the NYC downtown scene and the pop sensibility that propelled them into the global mainstream. Never straying too far from the all-inclusive magic of club music, Night Work poses the question, “What if the disco scene had flourished uninterrupted without the Aids Crisis and disco backlash? What would the music sound like?” With LP producer Stuart Price, they traced the roots up through the 70′s and 80′s, grabbing influences from Giorgio Moroder, Trevor Horn, Styx and George Michael for a dynamic collection of cleverly twisted, pop-rock and dance classics. It’s also fitting they used an iconic Robert Maplethorpe photograph as the cover to really bring the experience home.
“a return to Scissor Sisters’ dingier clubland roots, before the band became a chart topper in Europe and a cult favorite in the United States… It’s still fun, but it’s dirtier fun.” THE NEW YORK TIMES