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Sparks / A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip

Sparks / A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip / new album

Sparks release a new studio album, A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip in July.

The record follows up 2017’s Hippopotamus and will be supported in the autumn with some European live dates.

A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip is available via the band’s official store, and there’s a wide range of options available, including a double vinyl picture disc, a 2LP coloured vinyl set, a deluxe CD in hardcover book and the usual bundles.

A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip will be released on 3 July 2020 (was 15 May).

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A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip - CD in hardcover book

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A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip - purple and blue 2LP vinyl

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A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip - standard CD

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  1. All That
  2. I’m Toast
  3. Lawnmower
  4. Sainthood Is Not In Your Future
  5. Pacific Standard Time
  6. Stravinsky’s Only Hit
  7. Left Out In The Cold
  8. Self-Effacing
  9. One For The Ages
  10. Onomato Pia
  11. iPhone
  12. The Existential Threat
  13. Nothing Travels Faster Than The Speed Of Light
  14. Please Don’t Fuck Up My World

 

25 responses to Sparks / A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip

  1. StevenX says:

    When I bought my Chevrolet Spark last year, I bought an extra logo on Ebay so I could add an “s”. Now my car is a “Sparks”!

  2. Steve says:

    Hi,.is someone knows if some bonus tracks will be on Deluxe book cd edition? Thanks.

  3. K P Young says:

    Love Sparks, already booked my ticket for the roundhouse and preordered all the different vinyl plus the cd. They are so unique, always look forward to anything from these guys

  4. Jerry Murphy says:

    My fave band. Can’t wait to hear the new stuff. Album and cd already ordered. The Mrs. and I are even considering flying to England to see them. Ron and Russell rule!

  5. Sparkless says:

    I thought FFS and Hippopotamus were terrible and I’m done with Sparks.

  6. eric C says:

    the FFS album was a wonderful collection of pop songs..
    Kimono My House, Propaganda, Indiscreey (Prod T Visconti), N°1 song in heaven and Some others are wonderful , and the humour and second sesn in their lyrics is fun

  7. richard says:

    Ordered a couple of days ago via the bands site.
    Hope this will hit the top 10 like the last LP.
    Lets face it it’s Sparks and it’s going to be an event !!
    Ron & Russell rock.

  8. Timm Davison says:

    That picture disc vinyl looks amazing! Hopefully the finished product stays pretty close to the mockup they have shown.

  9. Trash says:

    Preordered this – Sparks albums are always interesting even if they can be a bit hit and miss at times.

    The last album Hippopotamus was superb though.

    However my favourite albums in their canon are:

    – Kimono My House
    – Indiscreet
    – No1 Song in Heaven (possibly my favourite)
    – Music You Can Dance to (the version with Change on it)
    – Li’l Bethoven

    But every album has great tracks on it and each one sounds different to the previous one.

  10. Mike Williams says:

    I like the fact that if you order the 3 vinyl versions set, you get 3 different covers on each vinyl set!

  11. Michael McA says:

    They are spoiling us.

    Hope they’ve done a version of ‘Handcuffed To A Parking Meter’ for it.

    The best band in the world. Always have been.

    This is not an opinion.

  12. Joe says:

    Not a fan of their music, but I think it’s a great set of vinyl and CDs with slightly different sleeve for anyone who collecting

  13. Eamonn says:

    When is the new doc about them by Edgar ‘legend’ Wright out? Spaced meets Sparks, bloomin’ marvellous!

  14. Ken says:

    I still think the Georgio Moroder-produced 6 track Lp of 1979 is their best. I just love this record.I literally can’t get enough of No1 song in Heaven,Tryouts for the Human Race and Beat the Clock. For an added bonus they even got the Great and supper funny Peter Cook to record radio adverts for the LP. Sparks with the Donna Summer-like Moroder production was an ace sound they have never really ever recreated since. Just a stand alone LP unique in the Sparks cannon.

    • Michael says:

      They sort of kept the mood going with the follow-up Terminal Jive (co-produced by Moroder) but it wasn’t as effective. I do love When I’m With You and Stereo…

  15. Wolfgang says:

    Sparks are also touring this year. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday) “officially” but if you buy at the official store now you can get also buy tickets straight away. I got already tickets for the Paris show.

  16. Toni Nestor says:

    So many formats and bundle variations to choose from but you gotta love Sparks!! I have already preordered the book format cd, the picture disc and coloured vinyl versions, most definitely something for the girl with everything!!

  17. Allan Buchan says:

    They’ve been on a roll ever since 2002’s Lil’ Beethoven – one of the most original albums ever from so called “old timers”. Live they are something else.

  18. Tim Barton says:

    New Sparks is great news, especially considering the recent lengthy gaps between new material. Looking forward to this one!

  19. DonnieBiscuits says:

    I love it. For once an album where a ‘splatter vinyl’ would actually make sense and it is released on picture disc. Gotta love those crazy guys!

  20. Sammy Waslow says:

    It’s a great time to be a Sparks fan. Tickets for two shows booked for this tour.

  21. ed says:

    super duper excited, probably the first time Ive decided to ditch the CD format and have pre-ordered the gorgeous paint splattered vinyl and a cassette!
    cannot wait to see them tour in October!!

    • Richard Rootes says:

      I think those are picture discs – and will sound dreadful
      I’d go for the coloured vinyl if I were you…..

  22. Tim Abbott says:

    An ever-reliable band who’ve barely put a foot wrong in this century. Last album was terrific, even if it didn’t quite capture the heights of their early 2000s masterpieces, or the incredible FFS album. Looking forward to this one!

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