Disco fever: The fun-loving Scissor Sisters are back with Night Work, an album full of energetic songs fit for Saturday Night Fever. "Any Which Way" calls to mind the Bee Gees, using high falsetto with tongue-in-cheek (and often blatantly dirty) lyrics that recall '70s nostalgia, while "Harder You Get" takes a grittier tone. Pay special attention to a cameo from Sir Ian McKellen on "Invisible Light." Yes, really.
Rockers exposed: Wolf Parade brings us new music on their LP Expo '86, named for the World's Fair. The latest from the Canadian indie group is a solid collection of new tunes that keeps up a good pace and energy right until the last song, "Cave-O-Sapien." The second track, "Palm Road," is the one that will be stuck in your head, but I'm partial to "Little Golden Age," with beats that remind me of '80s punk.
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