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Sparks Announce New Album, Share “Hippopotamus” Video

Hippopotamus Due Out September 8

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Los Angeles legends Sparks have announced a new album, Hippopotamus, and shared a video for its title track. The album is due out September 8. It's the first studio album in eight years, since 2009's The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman, from the brother duo of Ron and Russell Mael. Although in 2015 Sparks teamed up with Scotland's Franz Ferdinand as FFS and released their self-titled debut album. Check out the "Hippopotamus" video below, followed by the album's tracklist and the band's tour dates. Above is the cover art.


Hippopotamus Tracklist:

01 Probably Nothing
02 Missionary Position
03 Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)
04 Scandinavian Design
05 Giddy Giddy
06 What The Hell Is It This Time?
07 Unaware
08 Hippopotamus
09 Bummer
10 I Wish You Were Fun
11 So Tell Me Mrs. Lincoln Aside From That How Was The Play?
12 When You're A French Director [ft. Leos Carax]
13 The Amazing Mr. Repeat
14 A Little Bit Like Fun
15 Life With The Macbeths 

Sparks Tour Dates:

08-07 Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega Theater
08-08 Oslo, Norway - Rockefeller
08-10 Stockholm, Sweden - Cirkus
08-12 Helsinki, Finland - Flow Festival
09-11 Prague, Czech Republic - Lucerna Music Bar
09-12 Berlin, Germany - Columbia Theatre
09-14 The Hague, Netherlands - Paard van Troje
09-15 Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Den Atelier
09-16 Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique
09-20 Edinburgh, Scotland - Queens Hall
09-22 Manchester, England - O2 Ritz
09-23 Nottingham, England - Rock City
09-24 Birmingham, England - O2 Institute 1
09-26 Bristol, England - O2 Academy
09-27 London, England - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

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