Sparks

Ron and Russell Mael

Also known as Les Sparks, Randy Sparks, Sparks, The
Members of Sparks: Adrian Fisher, Bob Haag, David Kendrick, Dinky Diamond, Earle Mankey, Harley Feinstein, Ian Hampton, Jim Goodwin (2), Jim Mankey, Leslie Bohem, Martin Gordon, Ron Mael, Russell Mael, Sal Maida, Trevor White (2)
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.allsparks.com/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparks_%28band%29

Discography of Sparks:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 No. 1 In Heaven 6 Audio 1979 Ariola Benelux
2 The Number One Song In Heaven 2 Audio 1979 Ariola Benelux
3 Tryouts For The Human Race / Beat The Clock 2 Audio 1979 Elektra
4 No. 1 In Heaven 6 Audio 1979 Elektra
5 No. 1 In Heaven 6 Audio 1979 Warner Bros. Records
6 Terminal Jive 8 Audio 1980-02-00
7 No. 1 In Heaven 6 Audio 1999 Repertoire Records
8 La Dolce Vita / My Other Voice 2 Audio 1979
9 When Do I Get To Sing "My Way" 4 Audio 1994 Logic Records
10 Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins 11 Audio 1994 Logic Records
11 This Album's Big Enough... The Best Of Sparks 14 Audio 2002-09-23 Music Club
12 In Outer Space 10 Audio 1983 Atlantic
13 No. 1 In Heaven 6 Audio 1979-03-02 Virgin
14 When Do I Get To Sing "My Way" 6 Audio 1994
15 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 5 Audio 1995-02-15
16 Balls 11 Audio 2000 Strange Ways Records
17 Lil' Beethoven 9 Audio 2002 Lil' Beethoven Records
18 More Than A Sex Machine 4 Audio 1999 WEA
19 Native Love (Medley) / Beat The Clock 3 Audio 2002-05-16 J.D. Records
20 When Do I Get To Sing "My Way" 5 Audio 1994
21 National Crime Awareness Week 2 Audio 1993-11-01 Finiflex
22 Beat The Clock 2 Audio 1979-08-00
23 Music That You Can Dance To 4 Audio 1986 Magic
24 Looks, Looks, Looks 2 Audio 1975 Island Records
25 Tryouts For The Human Race 2 Audio 1979
26 Rosebud 2 Audio 1987 Consolidated Allied Records
27 The Number One Song In Heaven 2 Audio 1979-02-23
28 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 4 Audio 1995 Logic Records
29 When Do I Get To Sing "My Way" 4 Audio 1995
30 When Do I Get To Sing 'My Way' 8 Audio 1995 Logic Records
31 Now That I Own The BBC 2 Audio 1995 Logic Records
32 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 4 Audio 1995
33 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 4 Audio 1995
34 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 3 Audio 1995
35 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 3 Audio 1995
36 Beat The Clock 2 Audio 1979 Durium Marche Estere
37 4 Track EP 4 Audio 1983 Virgin
38 Music That You Can Dance To 2 Audio 1986 Consolidated Allied Records
39 Tryouts For The Human Race 3 Audio 1979 Virgin
40 When I Kiss You (I Hear Charlie Parker Playing) 5 Audio 1995
41 Nº 1 In Heaven 6 Audio 1979 Durium
42 When Do I Get To Sing "My Way" 4 Audio 1994-09-00
43 When Do I Get To Sing "My Way" (2nd Edition) 6 Audio 1994-10-00
44 Kimono My House 10 Audio 1974 Island Records
45 Propaganda 11 Audio 1974 Island Records
46 Beat The Clock / Tryouts For The Human Race 2 Audio 1979 Ariola
47 Music That You Can Dance To 8 Audio 1986 MCA Records
48 All You Ever Think About Is Sex 2 Audio 1983 Atlantic
49 The Calm Before The Storm 3 Audio 2000-08-21 Recognition (2)
50 More Than A Sex Machine 4 Audio 1999-09-27 WEA


Brothers Ron and Russell Mael from Los Angeles, USA have been making diverse music since 1969 under various incarnations of Sparks. In 1979 they ditched the guitars and keyboards of glam geek rock and started working with Italian producer Giorgio Moroder, beginning a love affair with electronic music. Since then they have worked with a variety of people including Finitribe, Les Rita Mitsouko, Erasure and Faith No More.


Comments about Sparks: