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Lewis Capaldi Wins Big At Q Awards 2019

Lewis Capaldi was among the big winners at the Q Awards 2019.The 'Someone You Loved' hitmaker walked away with the trophy for Best Track - which was awarded for the chart-topping track - at the...

Neil Young And Bob Dylan Wow Hyde Park Crowd

Neil Young and Bob Dylan both wowed 65,000 fans as they shared headline billing in Hyde Park on Friday night (12.07.19).The two music legends came together for an historic night in London which saw them...

The Strokes Set For All Points East

The Strokes will play their first UK show in four years at All Points East Festival.The 'Last Nite' rockers - whose last live performance was in 2017 at Lollapalooza Chile - will make their comeback...

Jarvis Cocker Wants Christmas Hit

Jarvis Cocker wants to write a Christmas hit.The Pulp frontman is a huge fan of festive music and admitted he has spent years trying to craft his own Christmas classic but it has eluded him...

Bono, Michael Stipe Feature On Dead Cat Record

Bono, Michael Stipe and Pharrell Williams are among the stars to have contributed to an album about an artist's dead cat.Sophie Calle has compiled a 37-track record which has been named 'Souris Calle' in honour...

Jarvis Cocker And Bez To Compete In 'Bargain Hunt' Special For Bbc Music Day

It's Common People vs 24 Hour Party People! Former Pulp star Jarvis Cocker is to face off against Happy Mondays’ Bez in a one-off special episode of ‘Bargain Hunt’ to mark 2018’s BBC Music Day.The...

Jarvis Cocker Supports Sheffield Protest Against Tree-felling

Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has voiced his support for a popular movement in Sheffield to prevent the council from up-rooting thousands of trees in the city.The 54 year old star is joining fellow Sheffield-based...

Jarvis Cocker Signs Mammoth Book Deal

The musician has penned a six-page proposal for a tome called This Book is a Song, which will reportedly combine biographical details, essays, illustrations and photographs. According to editors at Britain's The...

Jarvis Cocker To Release New Album With Chilly Gonzales

Jarvis Cocker has announced he's releasing a new album with Chilly Gonzales.The Pulp frontman made the revelation when he teased fans with a video trailer for the LP on Friday (27.01.17) which showed him entering...

Jarvis Cocker Joins Mercury Prize Judging Panel

The Common People hitmaker and Sam Smith's La La La collaborator Naughty Boy will join Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell, singer Jamie Cullum, spoken word artist Kate Tempest, and radio DJ Annie MAC among...

Jarvis Cocker Feared For Missing Son During Paris Attacks

The former Pulp frontman and his 12-year-old son Albert both live in the French capital, and Cocker reveals he flew into a panic when he heard gunmen were roaming the streets of the...

Jarvis Cocker To Celebrate Thunderbirds 50th Anniversary With Special Concert

The Pulp frontman has teamed up with British conductor Charles Hazlewood to bring the music of Gerry Anderson's 1960s sci-fi puppet series to the stage at Bristol's Colston Hall on 1 December (15),...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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