Sparks re-sign to Island Records almost 50 years after breakthrough album

New record 'The Girl Is Crying In Her Latte', described as "bold and uncompromising", arrives in May

A new movie musical written by Sparks duo Ron and Russell Mael is in the works

The upcoming musical, titled 'X Crucior', marks the pair's latest film venture following 2021's 'Annette'

Sparks are at work on their 27th studio album

The follow-up to 2021's 'Annette' is on its way

‘The Sparks Brothers’ wins Best Music Film at the BandLab NME Awards 2022

The Edgar Wright-directed documentary beat out ‘Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry’, ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power’, ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’, ‘Summer Of Soul’

Beyoncé, Billie Eilish and Jonny Greenwood among those shortlisted for 2022 Oscars

The Academy has released shortlists for 10 categories including Original Song and Original Score

Documentaries on Billie Eilish, Tina Turner and more eligible for 2022 Oscars

Documentaries on The Velvet Underground, Sparks and Brian Wilson are also eligible for nomination

Listen to “Weird Al” Yankovic’s accordion-only cover of Sparks classic

His rendition is featured on the recent Sparks documentary film

‘Annette’ review: Adam Driver takes top billing in a mad, must-see musical

As enigmatic stand-up Henry, the 'Marriage Story' actor hits top form