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Scissor Sisters

The Scissor Sisters are an American alternative band who formed in 2001, whose style draws from disco, glam rock, pop. Their single "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" was the fourth best selling single in the UK in 2006.

Saturday - Main Stage (See full line up)

Your reviews

Jules
Absolutley outrageous, but absolutely imense. i meen who else could get away with the things jake shears was doing apart from jake shears! just incredible, a perfect finale for an amazing day! Thank you radio one!

sophstar
omgd this year was amazing scissor sister's are legends love em to bits im soo seeing you live in manchester in august there my fave by fa whaaa boiz mika whaa love u rihanna umbrella is the best love it and last but not least the fray love it whaa radio 1 with out you i dunno if the radio is worth listnin to ha ha love u xxxx

Suzanne
Thank you Radio 1 for an FANTASTIC weekend at Radio 1's BIG weekend. The Scissor Sisters were amazing, I was shaking my tail feathers!The Fratellis were magnificent and Razorlight awsome. You're the best station in the world. Thanks again.x

Maria Hockley
WOW what a set!! It was once of the best performances I have seen on tv in recent years and the crowd looked like they were having a really good time. I don't feel like dancin' was amazing when performed.

leanne
it looks realy realy good wish i had went im soooo gutted

laura kenyon
I used to like the scissor sisters, and now i love them after seeing them live they are awesome! they are one of the best bands i have ever seen! i now am in love with them all. thankyou to radio1 because i wouldnt have had the chance to see them in all their glory. cheers!

Roisin
Amazing abolutely Fab!!!I was so glad I got to see them live (The main reason I wanted to go to Preston and was Glad I got saturday Tickets!!!) they are brilliant and had me and my friend dancing out socks off thoughout the whole set.x

Paul G
Just Amazin! Waited all day with very sore feet but the pain soon went as Jake and Ana did their thing! I still feel like dancing now! Thanks Radio One!

Gemzi B
Scissor Sisters totally ruled! I dont feel like dancing was the highlight of my day, Thanks very much Radio 1 and Preston it was amazing x

Janet Daneliuk
I would just like to thank Radio One for an excellent day, the artists were amazing and the radio one DJ's kept the party going, also the stage crew were brilliant with such a fast turn around for the next group

lauren mccallion
They were ace! brilliant certainly gt everyone dancing didnt think dey b as gd neva reali liked dem bt dey put on a brill show der ace! xxx

Michelle in Newcastle
Gutted i didnt get tickets but thats the way it goes. Missed the scissor sisters on BBCI too! :o( Hopefully ill be able to catch some of the performance if its played again on Radio 1.Just know it would have been a fab show they put on.To all the people who in preston didnt get a ticket and though it sooo unfair.... Just think of us lot in the rest of the UK. There was only 1000 ish tickets allocated to our massive area. Tis the luck of the draw. You gotta be grateful to have been able to watch it and listen on the radio... Not many festivals give that.Cheers Radio 1.

Cath
Absolutely fantastic. What a show!!!!! A fantastic day, thanks Radio 1.

Grazia & Gary
We were at OBW on Saturday and the day was fab, all aspects of it!!! Our favourites have to be the Pigeon Detectives, The Fratellis & Kasabian.....however above all, Razolight!!! They we brilliant, this is the second time we have seen them loive & there's just something about Jhonny Borrell & band....I agree with him when he says he's some sort of genius!!He doesnt talk much to the crowd like other front men & he does appear to be slightly, well mega divarish, but no words are needed as his expressions and connections to the crowd says it all.........!! Thanks Radio One for a day of great memories!! xxx

Katie B
Oh wow! The fantastic scissor sisters were way above and beyond our already sky high expectations of them. We all had an awesome day, Im still giddy with excitement! We're planning to see them on tour next time too! Thank you so much! XX

martin and dan
The Scissor Sisters quite clearly rocked. They were fabulous beyond all fabulosity! I gotta get me a pair of those gloves. Thanks Radio One for a great Saturday night! Send our regards to Wiley Mathers!xx

Jill Bennett
Absoloutley brilliant day all the bands were amazing was at front of main arena and never moved all day special thanks to scissor sisters, razorlight, the twang and fratellis for being out of this world! Thanks radio one!

Louise
WHOA they were sooooo good best set all day ! thanx 4 coming to preston :) xxx

Wendy
Scissor Sisters - what a great end to the day, got the whole crown rocking, singing and dancing. Wanted to see them for so long, thank you for a great day Radio 1. I was singing dancing, dancing all the way home!! Fratellis were also brilliant - Chelsea Dagger was fantastic

Jane from Ulverston
Most incredible day ever but with a really disappointing end. Was soooo looking forward to the Scissor Sisters but walked out after two songs. Don't know if it was the sound system or what, but after Razorlight, Fratellis, Kasabian etc, it just sounded dead 'amateur'. Still, thank you so much R1 for THE most awesome day - and Vernon Kay is such a lovely and down to earth bloke - respect!!

Jason
Travelled almost 70 miles to attend the Big Weekend Saturday, and the class act Scissor Sisters made visiting the 'Red County' very worth it - BRILLIANT!Thanks to Preston and Radio One for an excellent organised event - Preston showed just how proud a City it is - a brilliant host!

Philip Tomlinson
I saw the scissor sisters live and they wer amazing!!! anyone that can get 2 c them should ther fantastic!

Kat
One word - WOW!!!!!!! Amazin end to an amzin day thankyou soooooooooooo much radio one!!!!!

Gemma
I got asked if I wanted to go and watch Groove Armada 30mins before they came on. "No chance!", was my reply and how happy I was that we stayed! The performance was absolutely amazing, Jake and Ana know how to put on a great show.I now have an obsession for Jake and men in mustard suits and long sparkly gloves!Thank you so much Radio 1!

Chantelle Gardner
Thank you Radio One for such a great day, sun was sort of shining..the beer was flowing and the bands were amazing.Thank you for coming to Preston!!xxx

patrick
THEY WERE IMMEENNSSEE me and ma cousin had "the best time!!!!" and we were all over the cameras! the new faces of radio one!!!!thanks sssoooooo much!

Rachie
This is the reason I wanted to come to Preston. What an amazing group, and what a wonderful party to end off the day. Scissor Sisters had me dancing like a mad thing! Long live the Scissor Sisters!

no1 fan
hi!,scissor sisters u sing good songs especially dancing, dancing!! even though it is abit old, i still like it! hope u get this comment coz some day i want 2 met u! kl! or wot? lol

Louise, Preston
Fantasic, amazing! We wanted more!!! Thank you so much Radio 1, what a fantasic day xxx

aunty em from preston
wow wow wow! scissor sisters were amazing! loved them, the atmosphere was electric- thankyou radio 1 for a great day xxx

Lucy
Woah! I didnt think I wouldnt enjoy scissors sisters that much.But they were amazing I was so close to jake I t was amazing they really put on an ace proformance!! thankz for the tickets xxxx

Rachel
Scissor Sisters were amazing.They were definately the highlight of the day for me. They are my favourite band ever and put on an amazing show. Lots of interaction with the crowd and they all looked fabulous!They are the best band that I could ever have hoped for at the big weekend.Thanks Radio 1 and thanks Scissor Sisters for making it such a great day!I wish I could go back and watch it again!

Jenny Noonan
they were absaloutly fantastic, so fun to watch would definetly pay to watch them again.loved every second of their performance.

Laura
What a way to end the day! Purely FANTASTIC!

Diane
The Scissor Sisters were fantasic! We were near the back for the entire day but somehow when these were about to come on we got ourselves right to the front. They were amazing! They put on such a show and saved the best song till last... "I don't feel like dancin". Thanks Radio 1! xx

Lauren Hall
Fantastic well worth the wait the highlight of saturday, so much fun, excellent band,

Harriet
Absolutely amazing!! had the crowd entertained! definitly had the best stage presence! what a way to end a fantastic day!thanks radio 1

Vicky & Jeff
Had an excellent time, Scissor Sisters where amazing, and meeting Jake at Charnock Richard Services on way home topped off the day!!

Luke from Wales
o my god Jake, he is proper, luv him, he is well lush n is voice is fabulus,mm yeh

Sarah Shenton
I thought the Scissor Sisters were absolutley fantastic. I can't wait to see them live once again in July.

Nicola
The scissor sisters were AMAZING!!!Definitely the most entertaining band there. Thank you soooo much radio 1!

Chris n Andy
10 out of 10 for Jake, Ana & rest of band, truly amazing performance, we definetly all felt like dancing!!!

tom and vicky
They were FANTASTIC!!!!! the whole day was out of this world THANKS RADIO 1!!!!!!

katie
the best i have ever heird them

katie
they were the best ever

denise
was at preston yesterday it was amazing,fratalis were the highlight 4 me.

Louise, Preston
Fantastic, Id pay to see them next time!

Suzanne Gillespie
My God! What a fabulous performance, this band really know how to work the crowd and look like they too are having a fabulous time entertaining everyone. Without doubt, the icing on the cake - Preston's finest moment.

selina o'connor
scissor sisters were FANTASTIC the best thing ive ever seen!!! was really worth the wait. Kasabian rocked big time are im a converted fan!!the whole day was a great experience ill remember it forever!!!xxx

bob
they suck

jennylousekenchington
ilovescissorsisters,

Alex
The scissor sisters were the best act of the night! Their performance was brilliant and even though i was achin from standing up all day, they still got me jumping around like a lunatic! Plus i dont care if Jake Sheers is gay, i would love a piece :) x x x x x x x

mickey
saturday was fantastic despite the cold weather.a bit dissapointed kasabien didnt play cutt off but the day was the tops.

chris
just watched it on tv on watch-again....wish I was there...saw them in Cardiff...they're just fantastic!

Jacquee Say
FANTASTIC, BEST , MADE MY COLD LEAVE MY HEAD, A NIGHT OF JUMPING AROUND THE LIVINGROOM. GO GIRLS/BOYS, FUN FUN FUN

Katie
Had an amazing day in Preston, but unfortunately the highlight of the evening wasn't watching the Scissor Sisters but walking away from their set after 5 minutes! Jake was jumping up & down more than anyone else - self praise is no reccommendation.

amy ascroft
put on a really good actenjoyed them lotshope to see them again soon!

Caroline Burt
Oh my goodness! How fantastic were they? Absolutely superb is the answer! Jake's spangly gloves and Ana's sparkly dress certainly injected some much-needed glamour to the proceedings. The Scissor Sisters and Gossip stood out by far as the most spirited and enthusiastic performances. Above all that, their material is superb. Music needs more of these people!!!

mandi
i'm really upset i couldn't get a ticket for your big weekend. when theres people getting tickets and then selling them on and going themselfs

Cathy
Just arrived back from One Big Weekend and I have word for the Scissor Sisters........Fab!!!!!

Vicky and Brett
WOW! Fantastic! the whole day was awesome thanks radio !! By the way Gossip were amazing! razorlight were fantastic! kasabian sounded quality, danced away to scissor sisters!! and the fray were mint!! p.s thanks fratellis for ur awesome autographs!!!peace and love!! :)

Amy
Scissor sisters are the best band ever - sadly i applied for tickets but did not get them but i listened in on the radio and it sounded amazing! I can't wait until the set is released on video soon! All my love, Amy x

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