Sparks is a veteran pop/rock duo consisting of California-born brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals). First known as Halfnelson, they became famous in Europe beginning in the early 1970s and hit it big worldwide with "This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us" (1974).

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • I Predict (1982)
  • Cool Places (1983)

Pop charts debut year: 1982

Years active: 1967-present

Genres: Art rock, art pop, glam rock, new wave, synth-pop, power pop, disco, chamber pop

Labels: Lil' Beethoven, Island, Atlantic, Bearsville, Warner Bros., Curb, Virgin, Underdog, Carrere, CBS, Elektra, RCA, Roadrunner, Domino



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