Big Beat is the sixth album by American rock band Sparks, released in 1976. Big Beat was recorded at Mediasound Studios, New York City in August 1976. The album was the group's first album after breaking away from their English backing band.
A1. Big Boy. A2. I Want To Be Like Everybody Else. Big Beat (LP, Album).
BPM Profile Big Beat. Album starts at 132BPM, ends at 140BPM (+8), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Sparks. The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman. Exotic Creatures of the Deep.
Duration: 35:42 Year: 1976. Culture Beat - Horizon. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.
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The Sparks' "Big Beat" Lp was recorded at Mediasound Recording studio in New York City during August 1976. In the '70s Mediasound was regarded by many artists as the place to make the best-sounding records in the business. Nicknamed "The Church", the studio had been founded in 1969 by John Roberts and Joel Rosenman, two of the promoters of the original Woodstock Festival, and it was located at 311 West 57th St. between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, in the heart of Manhattan.
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|2||I Want To Be Like Everybody Else||2:57|
|3||Nothing To Do||3:09|
|4||I Bought The Mississippi River||2:29|
|7||Throw Her Away (And Get A New One)||3:15|
|11||I Like Girls||2:58|
|12||I Want To Hold Your Hand
Written-By – John Lennon, Paul McCartney*
Producer – Earle Mankey, Ron Mael, Russell Mael
|14||Gone With The Wind
Producer – Tony ViscontiWritten-By – Russell Mael
|16||Looks Aren't Everything||3:28|
|17||Tearing The Place Apart
Producer – Tony Visconti
- A&R  – Lindsay Skilling
- Bass – Sal Maida
- Design  – Green Ink
- Drums – Hilly Boy Michaels*
- Engineer [Additional] – Bob Clearmountain, Harvey Goldberg, Michael Barbiero
- Engineer, Remix – Godfrey Diamond
- Guitar – Jeffrey Salen*
- Keyboards – Ron Mael
- Liner Notes, Coordinator [2006 Remasters] – Daryl Easlea
- Management – Sue Harris
- Mastered By  – Kieron McGarry*
- Producer – Rupert Holmes
- Producer [Associate For Widescreen Productions] – Jeffrey Lesser
- Research [Tape] – Pete Matthews
- Vocals – Russell Mael
- Written-By – Ron Mael (tracks: 1 to 11, 13, 15 to 17)
NotesUnofficial Russian version of European release.
Comes in standard jewel case with 4 page booklet.
Contains yellow "sticker" on the front cover: "21st Century Remastered Edition + 6 bonus tracks"
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 6 02498 43412 3
- Label Code: LC05064
- Matrix / Runout: 06024 984 341-2 01 ❋ 51788855
|ILPS 9445||Sparks||Big Beat (LP, Album)||Island Records||ILPS 9445||UK||1976|
|PC 34359||Sparks||Big Beat (LP, Album, Sil)||Columbia||PC 34359||US||1976|
|PCT 34359||Sparks||Big Beat (Cass, Album, Dol)||Columbia||PCT 34359||US||1976|
|9123 014||Sparks||Big Beat (LP, Album)||Island Records||9123 014||France||1976|
|L 36050, ILPS 9445||Sparks||Big Beat (LP)||Island Records, Island Records||L 36050, ILPS 9445||Australia||1976|