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Sam Sparro

Born: Nov 8, 1984 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australi
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Genre: Other
Biography: Australian-born vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Sam Sparro shot to fame in the United Kingdom with the release of his 2008 debut single, "Black and Gold." His style of music is derived from contemporary R&B, particularly his gospel-trained vocals, and often harks back to the '80s, but it's a thoroughly ...Read full biography
Sam Sparro
Released: 2008
Label: Island
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Sam Sparro's debut album shows he was influenced by Prince (especially the tracks "Hot Mess" and the penultimate song "Clingwrap") and Stevie Wonder. With a modern electro-funk beat running through most ...Read full review
Return to Paradise
Released: 2012
Label: Virgin
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Vocalist Sam Sparro has always evinced a love of '70s and '80s disco, funk, and soul in his decidedly electronic-based dance music. His 2008 debut showcased plenty of Stevie Wonder-meets-Prince-sounding ...Read full review
More Sam Sparro albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (4)