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4050538529166
Past Tense - The Best of Sparks

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Format: CD
Label: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMEN
Genre: Rock/Pop
Rel. Date: 11/15/2019
UPC: 4050538529166

Past Tense - The Best of Sparks
Artist: Sparks
Format: CD
New: Available to Order $19.98
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DISC: 1

1. Wonder Girl
2. Girl from Germany
3. This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us
4. Amateur Hour
5. Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth
6. Something for the Girl with Everything
7. Get in the Swing
8. Looks, Looks, Looks
9. Big Boy
10. Forever Young
11. Tryouts for the Human Race
12. The No. 1 Song In Heaven
13. When I'm With You
14. Tips for Teens
15. Funny Face
16. Angst in My Pants
17. I Predict
18. Cool Places (with Jane Wiedlin)
19. I Wish I Looked a Little Better
20. With All My Might
21. Change

DISC: 2

1. Music That You Can Dance To
2. So Important
3. Singing in the Shower - By Les Rita Mitsouko - The Sparks
4. National Crime Awareness Week (Psycho Cut)
5. When Do I Get to Sing "My Way"
6. (When I Kiss You) I Hear Charlie Parker Playing (Radio Edit)
7. Pulling Rabbits Out of a Hat
8. The Calm Before the Storm
9. The Rhythm Thief
10. Suburban Homeboy
11. Dick Around
12. Perfume
13. Good Morning
14. Lighten Up, Morrissey
15. Johnny Delusional - By FFS
16. Missionary Position
17. Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)
18. Check Out Time 11am

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Past Tense is a brand new career-spanning collection by the provocateurs of pop - Sparks. Masters of reinvention, with an unappeasable ambition and a ravenous hunger for the now, Sparks brothers Ron and Russell Mael have been creating eye-poppingly brilliant pop music for more than 50 years. PAST TENSE: THE BEST OF SPARKS is an immaculate lesson in how to stay consistently interesting for fifty years. With sleeve-notes by Simon Price*, each track is hand-picked by Ron and Russell to best epitomise the era of Sparks from which they are drawn - forerunners of art rock, inventors of the synth duo, masters of new wave pop, Europop experimentalists and self-revisionists, in the 21st century they pioneered the electronic opera before delivering 2017s pop masterpiece Hippopotamus.