Sparks have announced their new album Hippopotamus for September 8th release, plus an EU & UK tour.

For the past forty years, Sparks have consistently been one of pops pivotal influencers, and the band’s new album will carry on a the tradition of innovation. Four new songs were played at the 6 Music Festival last Friday, (watch the performance here: and give a taste of the new records catchy, intelligent and sometimes downright insane tone.

UK Tour Dates

Wednesday 20 Sep              Queens Hall, Edinburgh

Friday 22 Sep                       O2 Ritz, Manchester

Saturday 23 Sep                   Rock City, Nottingham

Sunday 24 Sep                      O2 Institute 1, Birmingham

Tuesday 26 Sep                   02 Academy, Bristol

Wednesday 27 Sep              O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London