I’m enjoying the FFS album far more than I ever expected, which has forced me to look at Sparks. Notwithstanding a couple of well played 70’s singles there are twenty odd albums to plough through! Where do I start, are there two or three ‘must haves’ or am I better off getting one of the compilations? Advice please good people.
I caught snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan on the telly the other day – with the sound off, which perhaps helped the illusion – and I couldn’t help but see him as a member of Oasis.
That got me thinking. Benedict Cumberbatch clearly belongs in Sparks and Jonathan Ross in Spandau Ballet.
Any celebs strike you as having gone missing from a band?
Finally, the Franz Ferdinand-Sparks supergroup has a name. It’s both obvious and appropriate: FFS. We also have the first indication of what it will sound like in this YouTube teaser and gigs have been announced in Europe, expect more festivals to be added to the list. Excellent!