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Gig review: SPARKS Album Launch Party – ICA, The Mall London, 7 Sept 2017

SPARKS Album Launch Party – ICA, The Mall London, 7 Sept 2017

In many respects the ICA provides the perfect backdrop for the album launch party of ‘Hippopotamus’, Sparks’ 23rd album. The LA based brothers Ron and Russell Mael have long reached beyond the simple rock and roll format to realize their … Continue reading

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Gig review: SPARKS – Union Chapel, London, 2 December 2013

“When the whole world is running headlong towards the precipice, one who walks in the opposite direction is looked on as being crazy.” T.S. Elliot could have been talking about Sparks. Their restless stop-start career has occasionally brushed the mainstream … Continue reading

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Album review: SPARKS – New Music For Amnesiacs – The Essential Collection

Lil Beethoven Records (2CD) This two CD, 40 song best of is a condensed version of the recent box set, which features 83 songs. Sparks may be masters of pop yet they have had an influence in the rock world … Continue reading

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