Sparks announce new album and European tour

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(Image credit: Sparks)

US art rock duo Sparks will release their latest album, A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip, through BMG Records on May 15. The band have released a short video teaser for the album in their own idiosyncratic style. The band have also announced tour dates for October.

2020 is a busy year for the Los Angeles band. As well as their new album the band will release their own written musical feature film this year, Annette, starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard and directed by Leos Carax. 

The band wills also be the subject of a new documentary directed by Spaced and Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright.

Sparks will also be touring the UK and Europe in October. They will play:

Oct 11: Oslo Rockerfeller Music Hall, Norway
Oct 12: Stockholm Cirkus, Sweden
Oct 14: Copenhagen The Knocerthuset, Denmark
Oct 15: Berlin Metropol, Germany
Oct 17: Amsterdam Paradiso, The Netherlands
Oct 18: Brussels AB Flex, Belgium
Oct 20: Paris Casino de Paris, France
Oct 21: London Roundhouse, UK
Oct 23: Manchester Albert Hall, UK
Oct 24: Glasgow The Barrowland Ballroom, UK
Oct 26: Belfast Limelight Club, UK
Oct 27: Dublin Vicar Street, Ireland

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.