Todd Rundgren and Sparks reunited to make their first tunes jointly in 50 yrs with the new tune “Your Fandango,” a collaboration born out of the impending documentary about the Mael brothers, The Sparks Brothers.
The track will function on a new assortment of collaborations Rundgren is doing work on. In accordance to Brooklyn Vegan, Rundgren reconnected with the Maels following remaining interviewed by Edgar Wright for The Sparks Brothers Rundgren served as producer on Sparks’ 1971 debut album Halfnelson, which — just after the duo’s title alter to Sparks from Halfnelson — was afterwards retitled eponymously.
Rundgren informed Salon of the collaboration in February: “They sent me this track that sounded considerably like a completed products, other than for the point that I think there was some placeholder things that was intended to be designed a minimal even further and they just hardly ever bought around to it. I begun just dressing it up and introducing some vocal parts, writing some lyrics for it. And, in the conclude, you know — they sent me the monitor, I sent again what I did to them. We were both of those satisfied with it.”
The video was created and directed by Finnish artist Liisa Vääriskoski, who also performs the job of a Victorian painting arrive to everyday living. “Your Fandango” will also be released as a seven-inch single later on this calendar year that is accessible to preorder now.
In addition to The Sparks Brothers, Ron and Russell Mael have also contributed the primary story notion, script and soundtrack for the approaching Leos Carax-directed musical Annette, which will serve as the opening movie at the Cannes Film Pageant.