A Pop Masterpiece – SPARKS Had Angst In Their Pants 40 Years Ago Today

Back in time

29 March 2022

Band: SPARKS
Who: Eccentric pop sibling stars Ron and Russell Mael
Active: Since 1966 (!) / 24 studio albums, with first-class
LP  A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip as their most recent one, came
out in 2020.

Anniversary album: ANGST IN MY PANTS – their 11th LP
Released: 29 March 1982 – 40 years ago today

AllMusic/Dave Connolly wrote: “Although mired in a rut of merely “good” albums,
Sparks had offered occasional glimpses of their old greatness on each, fanning the dim
hope that they might climb again to previous heights. The faithful were rewarded with
Angst in My Pants, the first album in years that puts their pop genius to good use.”

Score: 4/5.

TUTV: No fillers, all sparks killers.

Single: I Predict

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Full album on Spotify

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SPARKS: Facebook – All Albums

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