Kimono My House

Sparks - Kimono My House
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I was so excited to listen to this record just by the name and the cover art alone. And the music definitely lived up to my expectations!

This is just a bundle of fun. Brothers Ron and Russell make up this lively duo, with Ron handling most of the keyboarding and songwriting and Russell behind those vocals with crazy falsettos. The energy is on full blast throughout this whole thing with the really grandiose Queen-esque glam rock instrumentation featuring layered guitars, ... read more

Well after a couple weeks break we're back with one of the weirder album covers I've seen. And the music itself definitely matches the energy you'd expect. Russel Mael and his brother, Ron, write and perform some unique progressions and catchy hooks all over this album. Russell sounds like a zanier version of Freddie Mercury with (obviously not as powerful a delivery) a consistent falsetto that really caught me off guard on first listen. We crescendo into the first song with ... read more
This is everything Queen could ever hope to be

(also, god-tier album cover)
very fun!
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Added on: May 26, 2015