Sparks have announced details of a new studio album.
The Mael brothers will release Hippopotamus on September 8, 2017 on BMG.
Watch the “Hippopotamus” single video below:
The tracklisting for Hippopotamus is:
Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)
What The Hell Is It This Time?
I Wish You Were Fun
So Tell Me Mrs. Lincoln Aside From That How Was The Play?
When You’re A French Director (featuring Leos Carax)
The Amazing Mr. Repeat
A Little Bit Like Fun
Life With The Macbeths
The band have also announced a run of dates in support of the band. Sparks will play:
Monday 07 August — Vega Theater, Copenhagen
Tuesday 08 August — Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway
Thursday 10 August — Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden
Saturday 12 August — Flow Festival, Helsinki, Finland
Monday 11 September — Lucerna Music Bar, Prague
Tuesday 12 September — Columbia Theatre, Berlin
Thursday 14 September — Paard van Troje, Den Haag
Friday 15 September — Den Atelier, Luxembourg
Saturday 16 September — Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
Wednesday 20 September — Queens Hall, Edinburgh
Friday 22 September — O2 Ritz, Manchester
Saturday 23 September — Rock City, Nottingham
Sunday 24 September — O2 Institute 1, Birmingham
Tuesday 26 September — 02 Academy, Bristol
Wednesday 27 September — O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
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