The Story Of Sparks

Sparks fan Mark Radcliffe charts the life and times of one of pop's most enigmatic bands, taking listeners back in time to Sparks' chart heyday.


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6M0120080512 This Town Ain't Big Enough - The Story of Sparks: Part 1/2.
Sparks fan Mark Radcliffe charts the life and times of one of pop's most enigmatic bands.
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Long This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us: The Story Of Sparks presented by Mark Radcliffe with contributions from Ron & Russell Mael, producers Tony Visconti, Giorgio Moroder and Muff Winwood, former bassist Ian Hampton, current drummer Tammy Glover, Justin Hawkins of The Darkness, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Jimmy Somerville and featuring some rarely aired songs from their career including the early demo 'Computer Girl' and music for the proposed movie 'Mai The Psychic Girl'.
Sparks fan Mark Radcliffe looks back at one of pop's most enigmatic bands.

Alternative Titles

  • This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us - The Story Of Sparks
  • This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us

Trivia

  • First broadcast on Radio Two as an hour long programme, it was split into two 30 mnute programmes for 6Music, then joined back together for later 6Music briadcasts.

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