Sparks

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Genre

Reichlich seltsamer Pop. Der Stil der Band hat sich im Laufe der Jahre von Sixties-Sounds zu Glam Pop zu Power-Pop zu Metal zu Mainstream-Pop zu Electronica zu Art-Pop gewandelt.

Line-Up

Kollaborationen

Diskographie

Alben

Singles (kleine Auswahl)

  • 1974 "This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us"
  • 1974 "Something For The Girl With Everything"
  • 1979 "The Number One Song In Heaven"
  • 1980 "When I'm With You"
  • 1994 "When Do I Get To Sing 'My Way'?"
  • 1994 "When I kiss you (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing)"
  • 2006 "Perfume"

Charts

Jahr Titel Charts
D US UK A CH S F NOR FIN NZ
1974 Kimono My House - 101 4 - - - - - - -
1975 Propaganda 49 63 9 - - 50 - 16 - -
1976 Indiscreet - 169 18 - - 6 - 18 - -
1976 Big Beat - - - - - 24 - - - -
1977 Introducing Sparks - - - - - 41 - - - -
1979 No.1 In Heaven - - - - - 43 - - - -
1981 Whomp That Sucker - 182 - - - - - - - -
1982 Angst In My Pants - 173 - - - - - - - -
1995 Gratuitous Sex & Senseless Violins 29 - - - - - - - - -
2006 Hello Young Lovers - - - - - 48 - - - -
2008 Exotic Creatures of the Deep - 54 - - - - - - - -
Singles
1974 This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us 12 - 2 - 7 - - - - -
1974 Amateur Hour 12 - 7 - - - - - - -
1974 Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth 40 - 13 - - - - - - -
1975 Something For The Girl With Everything - - 17 - - - - - - -
1975 Get In The Swing - - 27 - - - - - - -
1975 Looks Looks Looks - - 26 - - - - - - -
1979 The Number One Song In Heaven - - 14 - - - - - - -
1979 Beat The Clock - - 10 - - - - - - -
1982 I Predict - 60 - - - - - - - -
1983 Cool Places - 49 - - - - - - - -
1995 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 61 - 36 - - - - - - -
1995 When Do I Get To Sing 'My Way' 7 - 32 - 22 - - - - -
1995 Now That I Own The BBC 81 - - - - - - - - -
1997 This Town Ain't Big Enough (vs. Faith No More) - - 40 - - - - - - -

Jahrescharts

Jahr Titel Kritiker Charts
NME Spex
1974 Kimono My House
20
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1974 Propaganda
55
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2006 Hello Young Lovers
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31

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Trivia

  • Der Name Sparks wurde von einem Marx Brothers-Stück entlehnt.
  • 2006 waren die Sparks in einem Cameo-Auftritt in der Serie Gilmore Girls zu sehen. Bereits 1976 spielten sie als Sparks in "Rollercoaster" mit George Segal.

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