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Jarvis Cocker Joins The Strokes Onstage

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker joined The Strokes during their co-headlining set at Reading last night (27.08.11). 'Common People' singer Jarvis appeared with the New York band to perform a version of The Cars' 'Just What I...

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Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker picked up an honorary degree from the University of the Arts London at the British capital's Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday (20Jul11).

Jarvis Cocker Set For Honorary Degree From Common People College

Rocker Jarvis Cocker is to receive an honorary degree from the British university he immortalised in Pulp hit Common People.The singer studied fine art and film at University of the Arts London and later referenced...

Jarvis Cocker To Release Lyric Book

British rocker Jarvis Cocker is to put all his lyrics down in print in a new book.The Pulp frontman will release Mother, Brother, Lover: Selected Lyrics in October (11) and the tome will feature song...

Pulp Close Wireless Festival

Pulp performed a triumphant set to close London's Wireless festival last night (03.07.11).The legendary Britpop group - who are playing their first shows since originally splitting in 2002 - closed the three day festival in...

Jarvis Cocker And Borrell To Man Fairground Rides For Charity

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker and Razorlight's Johnny Borrell are to work on fairground rides in London this week (beg13Jun11) to raise money for charity.Cocker, who made his British live comeback with Pulp at the Isle...

Pulp Reformed For Friend

Pulp were inspired to reunite by the death of a friend. The 'Common People' group are playing a string of festival dates this summer - their first shows since splitting in 2002 - and frontman...

My Chemical Romance Influenced Pulp

My Chemical Romance are influenced by indie group Pulp.The 'Planetary (Go!)' rockers said they related to the British group's hit 'Common People' when they were growing up and desperate to leave their native New Jersey.Guitarist...

Jarvis Cocker Likes Tight Underwear

Jarvis Cocker only wears tight-fitting underpants.The Pulp star refuses to wear baggy boxer shorts as he hates the lack of support they offer.He said: "I'm wearing American Apparel Y-fronts. Not boxers. I find that boxers...

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PULP star JARVIS COCKER has signed up to narrate four performances of PETER AND THE WOLF at the Royal Festival Hall in London next month (Dec10). The Prokofiev classic will be performed by the Philharmonia...

Pulp To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival

Pulp will headline the UK's Isle Of Wight festival.The 'Common People' group announced last week they are reforming with their original line up, and have today (26.11.10) been confirmed as one of the three headliners...

Pulp To Reform For 2011 Festival Gigs

PULP are reuniting to headline a British music festival in 2011 - just a year after former frontman JARVIS COCKER denied the band was getting back together.Last year (09), the singer sparked rumours the 1990s...

Pulp Reform For Wireless

Pulp have reformed.The legendary Britpop group - comprising of Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey, Russell Senior and Mark Webber - are to headline the Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park on July...

Kt Tunstall's Greenland Panic

KT Tunstall turned to dance music after having a crisis of confidence in Greenland. The Scottish folk rocker said she had a revelation while on a visit to the icy country, which she attended with...

Jarvis Cocker's Christie Collaboration

Jarvis Cocker is to feature on Tony Christie's new album. The former Pulp frontman and the singer - who both hail from Sheffield, North England - will collaborate to rework the theme from classic British...

Pulp To Reform For Glastonbury?

Jarvis Cocker wants Pulp to reform for next year's Glastonbury Festival.The singer is keen to follow in the footsteps of fellow Britpop band Blur and reunite for the world famous music event.He told BANG Showbiz:...

Cocker Creates Nature Album

Rocker JARVIS COCKER has created a free album for fans - featuring the sounds of nature.The former Pulp frontman has teamed up with Britain's National Trust to record a compilation of sounds, including ducks quacking...

Bono And Cocker Win At Sony Radio Awards

BONO and former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER were the big winners at the U.K.'s annual Sony Radio Academy Awards on Monday (10May10).The event in London honoured the best of British radio talent, and Cocker, who...

Cocker Joins Fight For British Radio Station

JARVIS COCKER has become the latest celebrity to back a campaign to save a British radio station, after BBC bosses recently announced plans to shut it down.The corporation's 6 Music, an alternative station for lesser-known...

Kate Moss' Small Show

Kate Moss and Lily Allen were among a host of stars who watched James Small's debut menswear collection yesterday (24.02.10).The supermodel and the 'No Fear' singer came out to support the up-and-coming designer as he...

Kasabian Impale Nme Awards

Kasabian showered the audience with severed limbs at the NME awards last night (24.02.10). The band were joined on stage by Mighty Boosh comedian Noel Fielding who assumed the role of bloodthirsty Romanian ruler Vlad...

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"I've got a girlfriend now so my hygiene's improved a bit, but I didn't used to bath that often." Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER has started washing now he's in a relationship.

Jarvis Cocker Shops For Song

Jarvis Cocker mistakes shopping lists for his song lyrics.The former Pulp singer admits he is incredibly disorganised and often gets his musical ideas mixed up with his 'To Do' lists when looking back through his...

Cocker Awarded Honorary Degree In Hometown

British rocker JARVIS COCKER has been awarded a doctorate from England's Sheffield Hallam University.The former Pulp frontman returned to the university he once attended in his hometown for the ceremony. The Common People hitmaker...

Pulp To Reform?

Jarvis Cocker says Pulp could reform soon.The 'Disco 2000' singer said he was prompted to consider a reunion of the iconic Britpop band after mistaken reports they would reform to play Glastonbury.He said: "I got...

Cocker Dismisses Pulp Reunion

JARVIS COCKER has ruled out a PULP reunion at the Glastonbury festival, insisting comments he made about performing at the 2010 event were "twisted" in the media.The Common People singer reportedly told British newspaper The...

Cocker Eyes Pulp 'Reunion' At Glastonbury

JARVIS COCKER is planning a PULP 'reunion' at the 2010 Glastonbury festival in England.The Common People hitmakers have never officially split but Cocker has worked as a solo artist since the band's We Love Life...

Cocker Returns To Radio

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER is returning to the airwaves - as a radio DJ.The British rocker is set to host his own Sunday afternoon slot on BBC 6 Music early next year (10). Cocker...

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PULP star JARVIS COCKER will receive an honorary doctorate at Sheffield Hallam University in England, where he studied as a teen. The rocker will collect the degree at a ceremony next month (Nov09).

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