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http://assets-s3.rollingstone.com/assets/images/album_review/8da2d6ff52ee3ae370dde5b2eae137630cc00dab.jpg Magic Hour

Scissor Sisters

Magic Hour

Polydor
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5 2.5 0
May 29, 2012

The hedonistic disco–pop crew connects when it drops its guard (the cheating anthem "Year of Living Dangerously") or wigs out, but the Brit–pop and Elton John moves here feel phoned in. Moderation in pursuit of fabulosity is no virtue.

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