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Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Lines Up August Release For Debut Solo LP, Shares Creep City Video

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Greg Gorman

Jake Shears has confirmed the details of his debut solo album.

The Scissor Sisters vocalist will release the self-titled LP on August 10. Speaking about it, he said:

"I created the record that I wanted to hear, that I felt had been missing from my life. It took time, was handcrafted and is something that no one else could have made. These songs were cooked low and slow in the South, in Kentucky and New Orleans, with humor, heartbreak and horns. If it sounds expensive, that’s because it was. This is the sound of actual human beings, playing real instruments onto tape. It took two years to make and for months I slept in the studio, behind the old upright piano. Whenever I had any self-doubt, I reminded myself— this is exactly how all of my favorite records were made, with fingerprints, sweat and honesty. It’s a record about finding yourself, again."

Head below to check out a video for the record's lead single, Creep City, as well as its artwork and tracklist.

'Jake Shears' tracklist:

1. Introduction
2. Good Friends
3. Big Bushy Mustache
4. Sad Song Backwards
5. Everything I’ll Ever Need
6. All For What
7. S.O.B.
8. Creep City
9. The Bruiser
10. Clothes Off
11. Palace In The Sky
12. Mississippi Delta (I’m Your Man)

Shears will follow up the album's arrival with a headline UK tour, which will also include stops at RiZe Festival in Chelmsford on August 17, Sedgefield's Hardwick Festival the following day, and Manchester Pride's The Big Weekend on August 24.

Jake Shears Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Wed August 15 2018 - LONDON Scala
Thu August 16 2018 - BRIGHTON Concorde 2
Sun August 19 2018 - SHEFFIELD Leadmill
Tue August 21 2018 - LIVERPOOL Arts Club
Wed August 22 2018 - GLASGOW Glasgow Garage

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