Are Cult Legends Sparks the World’s Most Interesting Band?

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Ron And Russell Mael Of Sparks - Credit: Michael Putland/Getty Images
Ron And Russell Mael Of Sparks - Credit: Michael Putland/Getty Images

Edgar Wright’s new film The Sparks Brothers is one of the most entertaining music documentaries in years, chronicling the improbably twisty, decades-spanning, genre-defying adventures of Ron and Russell Mael, the siblings behind the cult band Sparks.

In the new episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, the Mael brothers and Wright join host Brian Hiatt for an in-depth interview on the making of the documentary, the making of Sparks’ greatest music, and secrets behind their one-of-a-kind career. They also discuss Queen’s musical similarities to their early work, their collaboration with Giorgio Moroder, and much more.

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