new music: Sparks

sparks album cover

Sparks, Hippopatamus [BMG] out September 8, 2017

–art-pop, glam rock. Cinematic, international, avant-garde, cabaret style art pop/ glam rock from California brothers Ron Mael and Russell Mael. They’ve been around since the 70s. I’d not heard of them. The music reminds me of Wonderstuff and Dresden Dolls. Lots of piano. Varied instrumentation. It’s super creative, fun, daring, edgy.

‘Hippopotamus’ tracklisting:

01. Probably Nothing
02. Missionary Position
03. Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)
04. Scandinavian Design
05. Giddy Giddy
06. What The Hell Is It This Time?
07. Unaware
08. Hippopotamus
09. Bummer
10. I Wish You Were Fun
11. So Tell Me Mrs. Lincoln Aside From That How Was The Play?
12. When You’re A French Director
13. Amazing Mr. Repeat
14. A Little Bit Like Fun
15. Life With The Bacbeths

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