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  Topic: New Tracks, my impressions
Dal

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PostForum: Music Only   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:48 pm   Subject: New Tracks, my impressions

Yes, you've missed a few key lyrics in "Unaware", so don't get rubbed the wrong way by it. It's actually quite a touching song about a parent regarding the innocence of a baby in a cot and ...
  Topic: Sparks at Rough Trade
Dal

Replies: 1
Views: 1035

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:02 pm   Subject: Sparks at Rough Trade
Ah, I've just seen it on the live thread. I should have thought of that. Still, it's no bad thing to have an extra link, as it was really good! Especially "I Wish You Were Fun".
  Topic: Sparks at Rough Trade
Dal

Replies: 1
Views: 1035

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:59 pm   Subject: Sparks at Rough Trade
Sparks did a mini-gig at Rough Trade East yesterday, and someone filmed it.
I can't see a link to this anywhere on the boards, so in case it's not been posted yet, here is the YouTube link:
https:// ...
  Topic: Hippopotamus album lyrics
Dal

Replies: 8
Views: 2398

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:39 pm   Subject: Life With The Macbeths
I'll add this one.
(Note: In "Edith Piaf" the words "want so strong" should be "one so strong" and the missing words from "What The Hell Is It This Time" are & ...
  Topic: Hippo arrives !
Dal

Replies: 37
Views: 5181

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:48 pm   Subject: Re: Hippo arrives !
Amazon uk have been good to me and sent the CD a day early. Happy Days..

After one listen i will say its a full on classic sparks album.
Shades of "The Seduction" on" Li ...
  Topic: Hippo arrives !
Dal

Replies: 37
Views: 5181

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:51 pm   Subject: Hippo arrives !
I have not had any dispatch confirmation from the sparks store its been dispatched yet :( anyone else heard anything? Im assuming it should arrive on release date.
Yes, mine arrived first thing this ...
  Topic: Your Ideal Three Hours´ Meeting With The Mael Brothers . . .
Dal

Replies: 11
Views: 5287

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:27 am   Subject: Your Ideal Three Hours´ Meeting With The Mael Brothers . . .
I would consider murdering someone if it meant I could be in the studio while R&R were working on an album.
  Topic: TODAY, I AM NO LONGER A CRIMINAL !!!
Dal

Replies: 35
Views: 12810

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:15 pm   Subject: TODAY, I AM NO LONGER A CRIMINAL !!!
Mark 11 is funny though.

Obviously a man with a lot of time on his hands who may perhaps be questioning his own sexuality.

Well, I'm sure we've all been there. I've only just realised, ther ...
  Topic: TODAY, I AM NO LONGER A CRIMINAL !!!
Dal

Replies: 35
Views: 12810

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:13 pm   Subject: TODAY, I AM NO LONGER A CRIMINAL !!!
Aussie and Ron = Genius, I couldn’t agree more.
I don’t mean about the original posting, which is great (all power to you, PlanetRick), but the unbelievably poisonous thing it mutated into, via Mark ...
  Topic: TODAY, I AM NO LONGER A CRIMINAL !!!
Dal

Replies: 35
Views: 12810

PostForum: General Sparks Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:01 pm   Subject: TODAY, I AM NO LONGER A CRIMINAL !!!
"Thou shalt not lie with man-kind, as with womankind: it is abomination. Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself there-with: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie d ...
  Topic: Most popular suggestions will form the basis the set
Dal

Replies: 5
Views: 2357

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:53 am   Subject: Most popular suggestions will form the basis the set
Just to point out.."form the basis of the set"..to my mind always meant..that the songs FROM the top selection would be considered for inclusion,(nothing was guaranteed)and played with other ...
  Topic: Most popular suggestions will form the basis the set
Dal

Replies: 5
Views: 2357

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 8:31 pm   Subject: Most popular suggestions will form the basis the set
If R&R are intending to make a commercial release of the Shepherds Bush gig they may have wanted to avoid the need to have one track which has songwriting credits beyond "Ron and Russell Mael ...
  Topic: 21X21 fan reviews...Exotic creatures of the deep
Dal

Replies: 130
Views: 24729

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 8:45 pm   Subject: 21X21 fan reviews...Exotic creatures of the deep
A sublime concert from a unique and utterly wonderful artistic force. Christ, I love this band! When I think how much pleasure and creative inspiration they've given me over the last 35 years, I sho ...
  Topic: An Idea For What To Do Next
Dal

Replies: 7
Views: 2607

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Sat Jun 14, 2008 9:31 pm   Subject: An Idea For What To Do Next
I suppose they could do "The Singles" from each album. But I think there were different ones for different countries, so it might be a bit messy.
  Topic: How about this for a new topic? THANK YOU!!
Dal

Replies: 13
Views: 3927

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Sat Jun 14, 2008 9:28 pm   Subject: How about this for a new topic? THANK YOU!!
More of the same from me, too.
And to the web-streamers. I had no idea we were going to get access to all of those gigs.
  Topic: tuesday june 3 - webstream update
Dal

Replies: 18
Views: 11781

PostForum: Official Announcements   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:50 pm   Subject: Re: webstream SOUND...???
PLEASE PLEASE PLEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAASEE do something about the sound which is TERRIBLE!!!

CD Pulse was poor, but justin.tv is even worse!

What's the point of an OK-ish picture and terrible sound?? ...
  Topic: 21X21 fan reviews...14)Music That You Can Dance To
Dal

Replies: 53
Views: 11553

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:20 pm   Subject: 21X21 fan reviews...14)Music That You Can Dance To
One question - why has Russell taken to saying "Thank Ya" over the last week or so? Has he been saying this before and I haven't noticed? It sounds odd to me, but then I'm from the home coun ...
  Topic: 21X21 fan reviews...14)Music That You Can Dance To
Dal

Replies: 53
Views: 11553

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:17 pm   Subject: 21X21 fan reviews...14)Music That You Can Dance To
Just got back from the gig.
Autons were excellent. If they had been supporting any band other than Sparks, the headliners would have been getting seriously worried.
MTYCDT had really in-your-face ...
  Topic: 21X21 fan reviews...14)Music That You Can Dance To
Dal

Replies: 53
Views: 11553

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:55 pm   Subject: 21X21 fan reviews...14)Music That You Can Dance To
One question - why has Russell taken to saying "Thank Ya" over the last week or so? Has he been saying this before and I haven't noticed? It sounds odd to me, but then I'm from the home coun ...
  Topic: 21X21 fan reviews...11)Angst In My Pants
Dal

Replies: 51
Views: 12096

PostForum: Sparks Live   Posted: Fri May 30, 2008 1:14 pm   Subject: 21X21 fan reviews...11)Angst In My Pants
i dont guess there will be wedding clothes

IMHO the album is packed with great songs but its horribly produced, this could be another winner of the 21x21 spectacular

Nicotinaaa ...
 
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