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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...

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British band PULP will be honoured with the PRS for Music Heritage Award on Monday (04May15). The accolade, presented as a commemorative plaque, will be presented to frontman JARVIS COCKER at The Leadmill in Sheffield,...

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British rocker JARVIS COCKER will attend an album listening event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of PULP's classic record DIFFERENT CLASS. Following the playback of the 1995 disc, Cocker will be interviewed onstage at the...

Iggy Pop Lands Full-time Radio Slot

The rocker previously filled in for British star Jarvis Cocker after the singer decided to take a year-long break from his show on the station, and now BBC bosses are giving Iggy Pop...

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...

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British rocker JARVIS COCKER, who fronts U.K. band PULP, has written an alternative manifesto ahead of the country's general election in May (15), urging Brits to give up the Internet and TV as part of...

Paloma Faith: 'I'm Probably The Most Punk Person In Music'

Paloma Faith thinks she's ''the most punk person in music''.The 'Only Love Can Hurt Like This' hitmaker feels dismayed with the majority of current musicians because she believes they are all too well-behaved.She said: ''Everyone's...

David Harewood And Stephen Fry Join Climate Change Campaign

Stars including actor David Harewood, funnyman Stephen Fry and rocker Jarvis Cocker are fronting a new climate change campaign.Former Homeland star Harewood opens the 'Show the Love' campaign video by reciting a line from William...

Jarvis Cocker Gives Advice For Surviving Boozy Festive Parties

British rocker Jarvis Cocker has given fans tips on how to survive during the booze-fuelled party season.The Pulp frontman has ended up injured following festive bashes so he is urging revellers to prepare for the...

Danny Hoping For Love On Tinder

Danny O'Donoghue is hoping to find love on Tinder.The 34-year-old singer admitted he has downloaded the dating app onto his phone, and although he is yet to use it, hopes it may lead to him...

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: Schoolmates' Respect Meant More

Jarvis Cocker says earning ''grudging respect'' from the ''hard'' kids at his school meant more than selling records.The Pulp frontman admits he has never lost the desire to impress his childhood peers, and was relieved...

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...

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...

Jarvis Cocker Quit Radio To Return To Music

British rocker Jarvis Cocker walked away from his popular U.K. radio show to concentrate on reviving his music career.The Pulp frontman has spent three years hosting Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service on Britain's Bbc 6 Music,...

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...

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Pulp star Jarvis Cocker is to go head-to-head with former Catatonia frontman Cerys Matthews for the Radio Broadcaster of the Year prize at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, which will be handed out in London...

Iggy Pop To Take Over Jarvis Cocker's Bbc Radio Spot

Iggy Pop has landed a year-long British radio show after signing on to temporarily replace Pulp star Jarvis Cocker as the singer takes a break from his popular Bbc 6 Music programme.Cocker will cut short...

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Pulp star Jarvis Cocker will share his songwriting secrets with music fans at the upcoming South by Southwest festival in Texas after signing up to host a lecture there next month (Mar14).

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,...

Jarvis Cocker Taking Year-long Break From Bbc Radio Show

British rocker Jarvis Cocker is set to embark on a year-long hiatus from his Bbc radio show in the hopes of keeping the eclectic programme fresh and exciting.The Pulp frontman has been hosting Jarvis Cocker's...

Jarvis Cocker Fined Over Car Plates

British rocker Jarvis Cocker has been hit with a $405 (£270) fine over a number plate blunder on his car.The Pulp frontman is the proud owner of a U.S. model Chrysler vehicle, but his prized...

Jarvis Cocker Refusing To Mark 50th Birthday

British rocker Jarvis Cocker is refusing to celebrate his upcoming 50th birthday because he finds the milestone too depressing.The Pulp frontman turns 50 on 19 September (13), but the singer insists he won't be throwing...

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...

Beck Performs Sheet Music Album With Star Guests

Singer/songwriter Beck brought his innovative sheet music album to life on stage in London last week (ends07Jul13) with help from stars including Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker and rockers Franz Ferdinand.The Loser hitmaker released his latest...

Song Reader: Beck Plays Album Of Sheet Music At London's Barbican

It is perhaps Beck's strangest album. Song Reader - the record made up entirely of sheet music - was played in full at London's Barbican Theatre on Sunday (July 7, 2013), with a huge cast...

Beck Summons An Army To Help Him Turn 'Song Reader' Into Music

Depending on the way you look at it, Beck's decision to release his last album in the form of sheet music was either incredibly innovative or unforgivably pretentious. Released in December 2012, Song Reader comprised...

The Rolling Stones Throw Huge Glastonbury Party

The Rolling Stones threw a star-studded after-party to celebrate their Glastonbury gig. The rockers booked 20 rooms at the Babington House hotel in Somerset, South West England, and invited a group of famous friends, including...

Ronnie Wood To Battle Jarvis Cocker At Sony Radio Academy Awards

British rockers Ronnie Wood and Jarvis Cocker will go head to head for a top broadcasting prize at the U.K.'s Sony Radio Academy Awards next month (May13).The Rolling Stones star and the Pulp frontman are...

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Lawson - Interview

With the recent release of the first single from their highly anticipated second album, Lawson's vocalist, Andy, took some time to talk to Contact...

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Lifehouse - Interview

Lifehouse released their seventh studio album, 'Out of the Wasteland' on 22nd June 2015. Lifehouse's Jason Wade took some time to talk to Contact...

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Is Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Gearing Up To Star In 'Big Trouble In Little China' Remake?

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Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams perform a live rendition of 'So Many Pros' from Snoop's funk-filled new album 'Bush'.

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