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Jarvis Cocker Is Growing Veg During Pandemic

Jarvis Cocker has been growing vegetables during lockdown.The Pulp frontman has turned to gardening as a way to relax amid the coronavirus pandemic, and he's delighted to be growing his own food.He told the 'Slacker'...

Florence Welch Given Glastonbury Advice By Jarvis Cocker

Florence + The MAChine have been bumped up the bill to replace headliners the Foo Fighters after frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg at a show in Sweden and cancelled the band's Friday...

We Might Have Just Found Out Who Inspired Pulp's 'Common People'!

Ever since it was released nearly twenty years ago, music fans have speculated as to the inspiration behind Pulp’s classic single ‘Common People’. Now, a Greek newspaper has come up with a theory that the...

Greek Politician Responds To Rumours His Wife Is Pulp's Common People Girl

Editors at The Athens Voice publication insist the installation artist is the Greek with "a thirst for knowledge" who "studied sculpture at St. Martin's College" as per Pulp star Jarvis Cocker's lyrics in...

Jarvis Cocker Shares 'Nu Troglodyte' Manifesto Railing Against Modern Technology

Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has published an alternative ideal for living in the modern world, entitled the ‘Nu-Troglodyte Manifesto’ and which espouses the benefits of living “offline”. Writing in the latest edition of Another...

Jarvis Cocker Always Felt He'd Be Famous

Jarvis Cocker always thought he'd be famous.The Pulp frontman didn't find success with the band until over 15 years after they had formed, but he insists they always knew deep down that they'd make it...

Jarvis Cocker To Judge Pulp Karaoke Contest

British rocker Jarvis Cocker has signed up to judge a Pulp karaoke contest in New York City.The band's frontman will preside over the competition, which will be held at the Industry City venue in Brooklyn...

Chris Martin: I Sing Pulp On Karaoke

Chris Martin sings Pulp songs on karaoke. The Coldplay frontman, who is a big fan of the 'Disco 2000' band, claims he couldn't do what Pulp do but he still likes to get up on...

Could Prince Still Play Glastonbury?

Festival goers could still party like its 1999 this weekend, as rumours that Prince could still appear at Glastonbury continue to surface. As we previously reported, it was revealed this week that negotiations to book...

Jarvis Cocker: Metallica Could Be A Bit Abrasive

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker thinks Metallica's forthcoming headline appearance at Glastonbury could be ''a bit abrasive''.The frontman has voiced his concerns about the metal act topping the bill at Worthy Farm later this month and thinks...

Pulp Didn't Intend To Be Political

Pulp never intended to be political.The 'Common People' band - made up of Jarvis Cocker, Steve Mackey, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle and Mark Webber - were ''surprised'' at how their working class anthems were perceived...

Is Pulp's 'Common People' Really The Best Britpop Anthem?

Pulp's Common People has been named the ultimate Britpop anthem by BBC6 Music listeners, beating the likes of The Verve's Bittersweet Symphony and Oasis's Wonderwall. More than 300,000 listeners voted for the track to celebrate...

Pulp's Common People Voted Top Britpop Anthem

Pulp hit Common People has been named the U.K.'s most popular Britpop anthem in a new poll.The 1995 release beat Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve to take the top spot in a survey of...

Jarvis Cocker Announces Year-long Hiatus From Bbc Radio 6 Music

Jarvis Cocker has apparently been taking a note out of Justin Bieber's book, by announcing his year-long hiatus from his popular radio show Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service. In a recent sit-down with the Radio Times,...

Ronnie O'sullivan And Celebrity Pals Got Ronnie Wood Clean

Top snooker player Ronnie O'sullivan has revealed how he enlisted the help of artist Damien Hirst and former Pulp star Antony Genn to get Ronnie Wood into rehab.The world snooker champion and the Rolling Stone...

Jarvis Cocker Lost His Best Ever Song

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker fears he has lost his greatest ever song after a voicemail message containing the melody was erased by a cell phone company.The Common People hitmaker calls his own number and sings...

'The World's End' Soundtrack Is A Glorious Tribute To The 1990s

The World's End - the third and final instalment of Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto' comedy trilogy starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Paddy Considine - hits cinemas nationwide on July 19, 2013. It centres around five...

Pulp's Ten Year Hiatus Properly Over With New Track 'After You'

Pulp is back, and not back like they were last year, doing a bit of touring, but properly back with new music and everything. Their latest track - the first new one in ten years...

Jarvis Cocker Says Pulp Will Not Record New Music

Jarvis Cocker has stated Pulp will not record any new music.The band - also formed of Candida Doyle, Mark Webber, Steve Mackey and Nick Banks - are reuniting for a Christmas show in their hometown...

Pulp Will Not Release New Material

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has ruled out making any new material with the band.The Common People hitmakers got back together in May, 2011 for a string of shows, including sets at U.K. music festivals including...

Blur, Pulp And Muse Dominate The Q Awards

Britpoppers Blur fought off competition from The Stone Roses to be named best live act, but lost out to Muse for the mantle of best act in the world, Sky News Reports.Muse have had a...

Pulp To Headline First Coachella Cruises

Pulp will headline the first S.S. Coachella festival cruises at the end of 2012.Jarvis Cocker and his bandmates, who performed at the 2012 Coachella festival in California in April (12), will set sail with Hot...

Pulp's 'Accidental' Hit

Jarvis Cocker says Pulp's 'Common People' was a ''popular song by accident.'' The band's 1995 single was a number two hit in the UK, and has remained the band's defining moment, and Jarvis admits as...

Pulp To Tour?

Jarvis Cocker has suggested Pulp will tour again.The Britpop group - who reunited last year after splitting in 2002 - took to the stage as London's Royal Albert Hall on Saturday (31.03.12) as part of...

Jarvis Cocker Set For Night-time Radio Show

Pulp star Jarvis Cocker is to host a new late-night radio show exploring what Britons get up to after hours.The rocker will take to the streets to investigate the unusual nocturnal activities of listeners, from...

Pulp To Play Teenage Cancer Trust Show

Pulp are to perform at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust next month.The reformed group - who made their live return last year after an eight-year absence - will headline...

Pulp Hint At 2012 Return After Cryptic Tweet

Pulp have been one of the more popular among the slew of artists making their active return to live music as the demand for nostalgia echoes across the music industry's decaying wasteland, their shows last...

Beyonce Battling U2 For UK Festival Awards Crown

Beyonce, U2, Foo Fighters and Muse are battling it out to be named Headliner of the Year at the UK Festival Awards.All acts who headlined festivals in the UK in 2011 are in the running...

Cocker Hints Pulp Reunion Is Over

British singer Jarvis Cocker hinted that his reunion with Pulp is over during the band's last gig of its summer tour on Sunday (04Sep11).The 1990s Britpop icons announced last year (10) they would be reteaming...

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