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

Sparks Announce New EU Tour Dates

Sparks have announced 2 new dates for their Hippopotamus European Tour, which are both on general sale now:   Ateliér Babylon, Bratislava – September 10th 2017     La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris – October 1st 2017     A full list of tour dates can be reached by going to the Calendar section of the website or… Read More

What The Hell Is It This Time? Out Now

The new single from Sparks: “What The Hell Is This Time?” is out now.  Watch the video below or Buy and Stream the track here.      Directed by Galen Johnson and Evan Johnson Live action director: Courtney Stephens Cinematographer: Meena Singh Editor: Galen Johnson Visual Effects: Galen Johnson and Evan Johnson Producer: Adam Kurland… Read More


Due to phenomenal demand, extra dates have been added to Sparks’ The Hippopotamus Tour this September! 18 September – Norwich, The Waterfront 19 September – Newcastle, Bolier Shop 28th September – London, 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire Don’t miss out, get your tickets now:

Sparks’ Hippopotamus Fan Video

We are seeking your participation to help create a fan spoken-word video of “Hippopotamus”. A selection of those videos will be chopped and edited together into an official Sparks’ Fan Music video and uploaded to Sparks’ YouTube channel. Here’s what you do: – Choose ONE line from the ‘Hippopotamus’ song – Shoot a maximum 15-second… Read More

Sparks announce tour dates and reveal video for Hippopotamus single

  Sparks have announced the first run of European dates in The Hippopotamus Tour and revealed the video for the Hippopotamus single The title track is now available to buy and stream HERE, and the video for it is below. Head over to the Calendar for more information about The Hippopotamus Tour. Fan club pre-sale Wednesday 29th March, general… Read More

Sparks’ reveal new single Hippopotamus and confirm album release date

Ron and Russell appeared on BBC Radio 6 Music today. In an interview with Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie, they announced that the new Sparks album ‘HIPPOPOTAMUS’ will be out on 8th September. The first single – the title track – was revealed and will be released TONIGHT at midnight (GMT), AND tour dates will… Read More