Articles tagged sparks

10 Jun 2015 // 3:30 AM

FFS: FFS

Virtually every song on FFS unfolds with boundless energy and hooks aplenty. It could almost be called “zany”, but these songs are a little too poignant for that.

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Mutual Fans Franz Ferdinand and Sparks Team for ‘FFS’ Album and Tour

This week, the bands that span two generations and two continents are releasing FFS, a full album of songs written and recorded together after more than a decade of appreciating each other’s music from afar.

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9 Jun 2015 // 11:23 AM

FFS - “Piss Off” (video)

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks have merged forces for the FFS album releasing today (our review comes tomorrow).

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6 Aug 2013 // 11:02 PM

Wampire: Curiosity

Wampire's humor is in the right place; it's just that the Oregon duo can't stop reminding us that there is humor to be found inside the music.

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Sparks: The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman

Who else but Sparks could create a half-English, half-Swedish musical about Ingmar Bergman's fictional, fantastical journey to Hollywood... and still make it good?

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29 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Sparks: Hello Young Lovers

What's the difference between carnivalesque and arrested development?

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13 Aug 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Sparks: Lil’ Beethoven

This album’s just too damn weird to review. Really. Like if I told you that Lil’ Beethoven, the umpteen-millionth album from Sparks, was some

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