Sparks
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1970
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Sparks

Sparks Biography (Wikipedia)

Sparks is an American pop and rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1972 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals). The duo formed in 1968 under the name Halfnelson. 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 distinctive falsetto voice and Ron Mael's intricate and rhythmic keyboard playing style.

While achieving chart success in various countries around the world including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy 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/synth-pop band, 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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Sparks Performances & Interviews


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This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us
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This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us
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Amateur Hour
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Amateur Hour
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Fly Bi
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Fly Bi

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At Home, At Work, At Play
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At Home, At Work, At Play
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The Number One Song In Heaven
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The Number One Song In Heaven
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The Rhythm Thief
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The Rhythm Thief
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Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth
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Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth
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Beat The Clock
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Beat The Clock
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You Earned The Right To Be A Dick
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You Earned The Right To Be A Dick
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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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Propaganda
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Propaganda
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When Do I Get To Sing My Own Way (Radio 1 Session, 19 Oct 1994)
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When Do I Get To Sing My Own Way (Radio 1 Session, 19 Oct 1994)
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Past BBC Events

6 Music Festival: 2017
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6 Music Festival, Glasgow
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6 Music Festival: 2017

6 Music Festival: 2017

6 Music Festival, Glasgow
Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-28T21:46:49
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2015
Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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