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Sparks

Sparks

Sparks is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by brothers Ron and Russell Mael, 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. Although the band's long career has led some to regard them as precursors of many different musical genres, including glam rock, new wave, synthpop, electronica, and most recentl ... more on Wikipedia

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