Ana Matronic surprised at Voice role

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 23 April 2012
Ana Matronic

Ana Matronic

Ana Matronic was "blown away" to have the opportunity to work on BBC One talent show 'The Voice'

Ana Matronic shocked to be asked to take part in 'The Voice'.

The Scissor Sisters singer has joined the BBC One show as a mentor with coach Jessie J and while she was surprised to be approached about the gig she was blown away" by the talent of the contestants.

She said: "I was blown away by the experience. When they first asked me to be a mentor with Jessie, I was amazed as I don't consider myself a singer. I'm a performer - but I was chuffed to bits to be asked anyway. I had a feeling the artists would

be good, as I had seen the American version, so when I came in to listen to Jessie's team, I found them amazing. They didn't need any help with their voices but I was able to give them some pointers on keeping calm during a performance and how to connect with an audience."

Ana connected with the contestants immediately because she felt they were kindred spirits.

She explained: "Yes, definitely. I'm a sap! Anybody who has talent, and where there is some

adversity to overcome, then they're the people I identify with."

Scissor Sisters

The filthy gorgeous Scissor Sisters are back with their third studio album Night Work. The band was formed in 2001 and consists of vocalists Jake Shears and Ana Matronic, multi-instrumentalist Babydaddy, lead guitar/bassist Del Marquis, and drummer Randy Real. Their music contains a diverse mixture of disco, glam rock and…

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