Sparks: Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins - (LP Vinyl Album) - pre-order [2019-11-15]



Sparks: Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins - (LP Vinyl Album)

Originally released in November 1994 following an unprecedented 6 year hiatus, Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins marked a return to the commercial success that had alluded the band for much of the 80s. Delivering some of their highest chart positions in 15 years and the now fan favourite single, When Do I Get To Sing “My Way”.

Their matchless flair for the avant garde and contemporary experimental ever present, Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins presented another reinvention in sound and style so typical of Sparks’s uniquely extra-ordinary career.

A 1994 NME review called the record one of ‘their finest moments’. Q declared the album a ‘triumph’. ‘a precious box of jewels’ said Melody Maker. Surprise and delight for the new unashamedly European dancefloor sound full of ‘style and wit’ was evident.

Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins is now reissued, for the first time, as a deluxe edition to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the original release.

Compiled, curated and designed by Ron & Russell Mael.

"Sparks: Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins", is out Friday, 15th November 2019 on BMG and available for pre-order now.

NB: All products ordered with a pre-order will be dispatched together close to the latest pre-order release date. If you want earlier dispatched for another product then please place separate order(s).

1xLP Track Listing

LP 1 (Remastered Original Album):

  1. Gratuitous Sax
  2. When Do I Get To Sing "My Way"
  3. (When I Kiss You) I Hear Charlie Parker Playing
  4. Frankly, Scarlett, I Don't Give A Damn
  5. I Thought I Told You To Wait In The Car
  6. Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil
  7. Now That I Own The BBC
  8. Tsui Hark
  9. The Ghost Of Liberace
  10. Let's Go Surfing
  11. Senseless Violins

Format: 1xLP Album
Bar Code 4050538517125
Label: BMG
Release Date: Friday, 15th November 2019

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