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Sparks is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals), renamed from Halfnelson, formed in 1968. 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 wide-eyed hyperactive frontman antics and Ron's sedentary scowling. They are also noted for Russell Mael's falsetto voice and Ron Mael's keyboard style. Wikipedia

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2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 -
2013 Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa -
2012 Holy Motors -
2012 Bunheads -
2012 Some Jerk with a Camera -
2010 Kick-Ass -
2010 Neds -
2010 Miliband of Brothers -
2010 Brothers in Arms -
2009 Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever -
2007 Boarding Gate -


597 Songs »
1 Amateur Hour 1974
2 This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us 1974
3 Here In Heaven 1974
4 Falling In Love With Myself Again 1974
5 The Number One Song In Heaven 1979
6 Thank God It's Not Christmas 1974
7 Angst In My Pants 1982
8 Talent Is An Asset 1974
9 Complaints 1974
10 Equator 1974
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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