Sparks confirm 21-night London residency

They'll perform all their albums - including their new one

Sparks have confirmed they will play a record breaking 21-night residency in London.

As first reported on NME.COM, the group will play 21 nights at the Islington Academy in the north of the city, performing a different album each night between May 16 and June 11.

They will then perform the world premiere of their new album at Shepherd’s Bush Empire on June 13. It means they will be performing around 250 songs during the residency.


The full list of dates, with accompanying album, are as follows:

‘Halfnelson/Sparks'(May 16)

‘A Woofer In Tweeter’s Clothing’ (17)

‘Kimono My House’ (18)

‘Propaganda’ (20)

‘Indiscreet’ (21)


‘Big Beat’ (23)

‘Introducing Sparks’ (24)

‘No 1 In Heaven’ (25)

‘Terminal Jive’ (27)

‘Whomp That Sucker’ (28)

‘Angst In My Pants’ (30)

‘In Outer Space’ (31)

‘Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat’ (June 1)

‘Music That You Can Dance To’ (3)

‘Interior Design’ (4)

‘Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins’ (6)

‘Plagiarism’ (7)

‘Balls’ (8)

‘Lil’ Beethoven’ (10)

‘Hello Young Lovers’ (11)

‘Untitled New Album'(premiere) (13)

Tickets are £20 per show, but if you buy for three or more nights they go down to £18. A golden ticket for every show is £350, and you will also get a poster and exclusive track on CD.

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.