Sparks
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Sparks

Biography

Sparks are an American glam rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals), renamed from Halfnelson, formed in 1968. Known for their quirky approach to songwriting, Sparks' music is often accompanied by ...

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Biography

Sparks are an American glam rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals), renamed from Halfnelson, formed in 1968. Known for their quirky approach to songwriting, Sparks' music is often accompanied by intelligent, sophisticated, and acerbic lyrics, and an idiosyncratic, theatrical stage presence, typified in the contrast between Russell's animated, hyperactive frontman antics and Ron's deadpan scowling. They are also noted for Russell Mael's falsetto voice and Ron Mael's keyboard style.

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The Number One Song In Heaven (Glastonbury 2015)
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The Number One Song In Heaven (Glastonbury 2015)
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This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us
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This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us
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This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us (feat. Faith No More)
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This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us (feat. Faith No More)
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The Number One Song In Heaven
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The Number One Song In Heaven
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When Do I Get To Sing "My Way"? (BBC Session, 15 Dec 1995)
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When Do I Get To Sing "My Way"? (BBC Session, 15 Dec 1995)
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Sounds of the 70s Jukebox
Sounds of the 70s Jukebox
Kermode & Mayo's Wittertainment Playlist
Kermode & Mayo's Wittertainment Playlist
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2016
BBC 6 Music's Alternative Jukebox 2016


Past BBC Events

2015 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2015 Glastonbury

2015 Glastonbury

26 June 2015

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Sparks Biography

Sparks are an American glam rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals), renamed from Halfnelson, formed in 1968. Known for their quirky approach to songwriting, Sparks' music is often accompanied by intelligent, sophisticated, and acerbic lyrics, and an idiosyncratic, theatrical stage presence, typified in the contrast between Russell's animated, hyperactive frontman antics and Ron's deadpan scowling. They are also noted for Russell Mael's falsetto voice and Ron Mael's keyboard style.

While achieving chart success in various countries around the world including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and the United States, they have enjoyed a cult following since their first releases. During the late 1970s, when in collaboration with Giorgio Moroder (and Telex subsequently), Sparks reinvented themselves as a new wave/synthpop duo, and abandoned the traditional rock band line up. Their frequently changing styles and visual presentations have kept the band at the forefront of modern, artful pop music.

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