Glasgow show upgraded due to demand

The Glasgow show has been moved from the O2 ABC to the larger O2 Academy. Original tickets remain valid. Ticket link is now: SEETICKETS

Sparks announce 3 UK shows in May 2018

Sparks have kicked  off 2018 by announcing 3 UK shows in May.   “We’re extremely thrilled to continue the celebration of Hippopotamus live in concert with all our UK fans.  The joy you expressed last year was overwhelming. Bring on 2018!”   ‘Hippopotamus’, their 23rd album, received unanimous acclaim and a UK Top 10 hit… Read More


It’s official: HIPPOPOTAMUS is #7 in the Official UK Charts ✨ Ron and Russell are visibly ecstatic and would like to thank everyone who bought a copy of the album. You are amazing!

A Message From Ron & Russell

Ron and Russell would like to thank everyone for helping to get Hippopotamus at no. 6 in the midweek chart in the Official UK Charts.   Buy/Stream your copy of the new album here:


Win a pair of tickets to Sparks’ U.K. show of your choice PLUS Ron’s tie! How to enter: 1) Take a picture of yourself holding the new Sparks album Hippopotamus, or listening to it on streaming/YouTube, etc.* 2) Post the picture publicly to social media (Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook) using the hashtag #SparksTixAndTie Deadline to enter… Read More

Sparks Release Beautiful Video For Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)

Click above to watch the beautiful music video for Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me). The stop-motion video was created by BAFTA Cymru nominated animator/puppeteer Joseph Wallace.   “Perfectly capturing the mood of the song ‘Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me),’ the video is also a rapturous work of art in its own… Read More


  Ron and Russell will be doing a Live Webchat at 1pm (UK Time) on Wednesday 23 August with The Guardian. Click here to join the chat live.   If you can’t join the chat live, you can still submit questions in advance via the same link.

Tour update

The first week of The Hippopotamus Tour is now complete. Thank you to everyone who came to the shows in Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki. Shows are selling out and new shows are being added so keep an eye on The Calendar. Photo by Marius Dale for Rockefeller

Singing in the Shower at La Cigale!

Sparks will join Catherine Ringer (Les Rita Mitsouko) as her special guests at the 30th anniversary jubilee show of the legendary La Cigale theater in Paris on September 4th!    Tickets available at

Selected Sparks sheet music is available on

A selection of Sparks songs now have their sheet music up online at Sheet Music Direct. Some of the tracks included are: This Town Ain’t Big Enough For Both Of Us Amateur Hour The Number One Song In Heaven When Do I Get To Sing My Way Hippopotamus and many more! Click here to go… Read More