Description
Sparkadia is the project of alternative pop musician Alexander Burnett. Originally a band, Sparkadia formed in Sydney, Australia, in 2004. It became Burnett's solo project in 2009.HistorySparkadia formed in Sydney in 2004 and were originally known as The Spark. The brainchild of Alexander Burnett (vocals, guitar) and Dave Hall (drums), the band became a reality with the addition of Nick Rabone (bass) and Josephine Ayling (keyboards, guitar, vocals) in 2006.They first came into prominence in Australia with their debut EP titled Things Behind the Sun. The EP was released by Australian indie label, Boundary Sounds on 20 February 2007; with the lead single "Morning Light" being the No.\xa01 most downloaded track off Australian national broadcasters Triple J's website with 32,000 downloads in two months. This was followed by extensive Australian touring and led to signing with UK indie label Ark Recordings.With a line-up change in 2008 with Tiffany Preece replacing Ayling, Sparkadia released their debut studio album, Postcards, on 31 May 2008., peaking at No.\xa023 on the ARIA albums chart. The album was recorded with producer Ben Hillier (Blur, Depeche Mode, Doves, Elbow) at 'The Pool' in Miloco Studios, London.\n\n