History Music / Sparks

26th Oct '16 2:41:15 AM ThornBrain
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In 2014 they formed FFS with their PostPunk {{Big Name Fan}}s Music/FranzFerdinand and released a self-titled album in 2015, followed by a tour.

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In 2014 they formed FFS with their PostPunk {{Big Name Fan}}s Music/FranzFerdinand and released a self-titled album in 2015, followed by a tour.
tour. The brothers have a new album on the way in 2017.
26th Oct '16 2:39:41 AM ThornBrain
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* UnwantedAssistance: The title character of "Suzie Safety" is always helping and protecting the narrator from every little possible danger, and he's starting to resent it. [[invoked]]

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* UnwantedAssistance: The title character of "Suzie Safety" is always helping and protecting the narrator from every little possible danger, and he's starting to resent it. [[invoked]]
26th Oct '16 12:10:19 AM JakesBrain
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** He sings lead on ''one line'' in the FFS song "Collaborations Don't Work", although you can frequently hear him embedded in the backing vocals.
29th Jul '16 2:17:23 PM collapsingnewpeople
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* LongRunner: As of 2014, Sparks have been around in one form or another for ''45 years''.[[note]]This includes their earliest incarnation, Urban Renewal Project, and the original Halfnelson ''A Woofer in Tweeter's Clothing'' demo album, both from 1969.[[/note]]

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* LongRunner: As of 2014, In 2018, Sparks (including Halfnelson) will have been around in one form or another a band for ''45 ''50 years''.[[note]]This includes their earliest incarnation, Urban Renewal Project, and the original Halfnelson ''A Woofer in Tweeter's Clothing'' demo album, both from 1969.[[/note]]
12th Jul '16 7:04:19 AM longWriter
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* StopHelpingMe: The title character of "Suzie Safety" is always helping and protecting the narrator from every little possible danger, and he's starting to resent it. [[invoked]]


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* UnwantedAssistance: The title character of "Suzie Safety" is always helping and protecting the narrator from every little possible danger, and he's starting to resent it. [[invoked]]
30th May '16 3:32:23 AM AgentTaffy
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** "Amateur Hour" (specifically about how TheirFirstTime will always be underwhelming, but eventually "amateur hour" will be over), "Under the Table with Her", "Sextown U.S.A.", "All You Ever Think About is Sex".

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** "Amateur Hour" (specifically about how TheirFirstTime will always be underwhelming, but eventually "amateur hour" will be over), "Under the Table with Her", "Sextown U.S.A.", "All You Ever Think About is Sex".Sex", "Get in the Swing".
29th Mar '16 1:17:37 AM Solle
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In 2014 they formed FFS with their PostPunk {{Big Name Fan}}s Music/FranzFerdinand and released a self-titled album in 2015. They are currently on tour with FFS.

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In 2014 they formed FFS with their PostPunk {{Big Name Fan}}s Music/FranzFerdinand and released a self-titled album in 2015. They are currently on tour with FFS.
2015, followed by a tour.
26th Mar '16 7:52:21 PM ThornBrain
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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: The video for "All You Ever Think About is Sex" is of the band miming the song while Ron gets repeatedly [[PieInTheFace pelted with pie]]. Nobody besides Ron reacts to it.
26th Mar '16 7:21:03 PM ThornBrain
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* RevolvingDoorBand: In the situations where the Mael brothers have hired a backing band rather than session musicians, said group will change with every few albums. Backing band Bates Motel[[note]]guitarist Bob Haag, bassist Leslie Bohem, and drummer David Kendrick[[/note]] and drummer Tammy Glover stayed with them for five albums each[[note]]'''Bates Motel''': ''Whomp that Sucker'' through ''Music That You Can Dance To'', '''Tammy Glover''': ''Balls'' through ''The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman''[[/note]], and guitarist Dean Menta for four albums.[[note]]''Lil' Beethoven'' through ''The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman''[[/note]]
10th Jan '16 5:59:44 PM 4isaMN
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-> ''...and it ain't me who's gonna leave.''
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