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Scissor Sisters

Scissor Sisters are a glam-rock band with influences drawn from disco, pop and the gay-club scene of New York City, and was named after a lesbian sex position (see tribadism). (The group's initial full name was Dead Lesbian and the Fibrillating Scissor Sisters.) The band was formed in 2001.

The members of the band include:

  • Lead vocalist Jake Shears (born Jason Sellards);
  • Bassist/keyboardist Babydaddy (born Scott Hoffman);
  • Vocalist/Mistress of Ceremonies Ana Matronic (born Ana Lynch);
  • Guitarist Del Marquis (born Derek Gruen);
  • Drummer Paddy Boom (born Patrick Secore).

Live shows and performances have included John "JJ" Garden, son of Graeme Garden of The Goodies, on keyboards/guitar.

The nucleus of the band formed in 2001 when Shears and Babydaddy connected via mutual friends, and began to play music together. The duo met Ana Matronic at a cabaret night, and the group soon began playing gigs. After becoming a quintet, the band was signed to independent record label "A Touch of Class", and recorded a single, "Electrobix", which had ...

years active 2001–Present (time)
country United States
music genre Glam Rock, Rock music
license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia

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