I Predict

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"I Predict"
Single by Sparks
from the album Angst in My Pants
B-side Moustache
Released 1982
Format 7", 12"
Genre New wave[1]
Length 2:56
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Ron Mael, Russell Mael
Producer(s) Mack
Sparks singles chronology
"Funny Face"
"I Predict"
"Cool Places"

"I Predict" is a song by Los Angeles band Sparks. It was released in 1982 as the only single from Angst in My Pants, although an effort was made to release "Eaten by the Monster of Love" as a second single. The group promoted the single with a typically eclectic performance on Saturday Night Live. They also performed "Mickey Mouse", another Angst in My Pants track.


A music video made to accompany the single featured Ron Mael in drag doing a striptease. The video was directed by David Lynch.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Predict" — 2:56
  2. "Moustache" — 3:32


  • Russell Mael - Vocals
  • Ron Mael - Keyboards and Synthesizers
  • Leslie Bohem - Bass guitar and additional background vocals.
  • Bob Haag - Guitar and additional background vocals.
  • David Kendrick - Drums.
  • James Goodwin - Synthesizers
  • Mack - Synthesizer programming

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 60


  1. ^ "Sparks - I Predict". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "allmusic - I Predict - Sparks". Rovi. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 

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