Sparks have introduced their twenty sixth (!) studio album, The Lady Is Crying in Her Latte, to be launched on Might twenty sixth by way of Island Information, the label that helped break the experimental artwork rock duo practically 5 a long time in the past.
The band, comprised of brothers Ron and Russell Mael, revealed the brand new partnership by way of Twitter with a newspaper graphic of the duo and an announcement that heralded their return to the label for a “new, daring, style defying, fashionable masterpiece.” See Sparks’ full put up beneath.
The Lady Is Crying in Her Latte marks practically 50 years for the reason that brothers signed to Island Information and launched their breakthrough 1974 LP, Kimono My Home. They launched three extra albums below the label earlier than departing in 1976. In a joint assertion, the band mirrored on that period as “the one which ceaselessly cemented our relationship with the UK and in addition uncovered Sparks to a much bigger viewers around the globe.”
“And right here we discover ourselves in 2023, virtually 50 years later, re-signing with Island Information, once more with an album that all of us really feel is as daring and uncompromising as something we did again then,” they added. “We’re comfortable that after a lot time, we’ve reconnected with Island, sharing the identical spirit of journey that all of us had method again when, however with our new album.”
Wanting forward, the band are set to headline two nights at London’s Royal Albert Corridor in Might and also will seem at Primavera Sound. Test for any offers on Sparks’ 2023 itinerary right here and revisit our recap of their 2022 North American tour opener.
The group’s final studio album was 2020’s A Regular Drip, Drip, Drip. In 2021, Sparks debuted their musical romance movie, Annette, for which the brothers contributed the story, lyrics, and full soundtrack. The yr additionally noticed the discharge of Edgar Wright’s music documentary, The Sparks Brothers. Take a look at our interview with Wright about “your favourite band’s favourite band” right here.
— SPARKS (@sparksofficial) January 24, 2023