Drowned In Sound

Drowned In Sound (October 25, 2012)

"We think of ourselves in terms of what we’re doing, as opposed to who we are"



"Well, it might have changed through the years. When we first started off, the only contrarian aspect was we didn’t want to be American. We wanted to be sort of mainstream British. But then I guess a slight failure to become really that kind of led to the direction of what we’ve done. But now I think there is a certain element of not wanting to fit in with things, just because there’s not anything interesting from our perspective that we want to fit into. We’re sort of automatically contrarian."



Video: Edinburgh, UK

Singing in the Shower




West Sussex Gazette

West Sussex Gazette (October 24, 2012)

Sparks drop in at Brighton


The Latest

The Latest (October 23, 2012)

Sparks: Two Hands, One Mouth



Many brothers in rock seem to fall out but you are still working together after 40 years. What’s the secret?

"Have a common vision about what your music is, and to stand for something that you truly believe in and that you think is truly special, unique, and in its own universe."

Do you have certain pre-gig rituals?

"Usually sacrificing a virgin or two. The usual stuff!"



Video: Manchester, UK

Propaganda / At Home At Work At Play





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Reviews: Belgium

MusicZine(October 20, 2012)
Live photos
Sparks, Vooruit Gent op 19 oktober 2012 – Pics


Cutting Edge (October 21, 2012)
Sparks, Vooruit Gent (Dutch)


Storia Della Musica
Sparks @ Vooruit, Gent, 19/10/2012 (Italian)
(And about Belgian beers)



English translation by Google




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BBC 6 MUSIC

TODAY! October 22nd Monday, from 2.30pm (UK).

Radcliffe and Maconie


Scotsman.com

Scotsman.com (October 21, 2012)

Sparks gear up for return to Edinburgh with picturehouse gig


“It’s going beneath the production gloss of the albums. There’s a lot of bombast in Sparks’ music. On songs like At Home At Work At Play, In The Future and Looks Looks Looks, some of the ­lyrics may have got lost because they were played too fast or whatever. Hopefully audiences will discover new aspects to them.”


Reviews: Latvia

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Vakardienas analītiķis (October 6, 2012)
Live at Jūras vārti in Ventspils (Latvian)


draugiem.lt (October 8, 2012)
Live and backstage photos
Sparks "Two Hands, One Mouth" tūres koncerts


Ventspils.lv
Live photos
KONZERT DER AMERIKANISCHEN GRUPPE „SPARKS” 05.10.2012.


KulturasDiena.lv (October 19, 2012)
Grupas Sparks koncerta recenzija. Pasaules mums abiem nepietiek (Latvian)
(Group Sparks concert review. World is not enough for both of us)

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