CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

From our pal Barry Walters at Rolling Stone:

The disco-friendliness of New York’s gloriously over-the-top Scissor Sisters and the increasingly electronic nature of their output obscured a simple fact: Beneath their righteous camp, lead singer Jake Shears has always been a traditional and sometimes even serious pop-rock craftsman, as Elton-y sing-alongs like “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’” — a 2006 chart-topper nearly everywhere besides the U.S. — have proven.

So, for his first solo album in the wake of Scissor Sisters’ ongoing hiatus, a 2018 autobiography, and a recent starring run in Broadway’s Kinky Boots, Shears moved to New Orleans, wrote himself out of a cataclysmic breakup, and then recorded in Louisville, Kentucky while producer Kevin Ratterman filled studios full of pickers and horn blowers from My Morning Jacket and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.