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Cocker Denies Writing Eurovision Song

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER has denied he will be writing a song for the Eurovision Song Contest. Earlier this year (07), the 44-year-old expressed interest in penning Britain's entry track for the international competition,...

Kooks And Cocker Kick Off Charity Gigs

The Kooks and former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker will play to a select audience in a tiny Oxfam store in east London tonight.As part of the month-long Oxjam festival, the Southampton indiekids will play in...

By on 01 October 2007

Beastie Boys Invite Cocker + Allen To Sing On Album

The BEASTIE BOYS are to revisit their instrumental album THE MIXUP by asking a host of celebrities like JARVIS COCKER, LILY ALLEN and M.I.A. to rework tracks and add vocals. The album was released to...

Jarvis And Jamelia Among Oxjam Stars

Jarvis Cocker, Fatboy Slim and Jamelia have all signed up to perform in a charity shop.The stars are among a number of celebs who have agreed to lend their support to the Oxjam music festival...

By on 11 September 2007

Music Stars To Perform In Charity Shop

Kind hearted stars JARVIS COCKER, JAMELIA, FATBOY SLIM and THE KOOKS are showing their generous side - they are performing a special concert in a charity shop. The music stars have signed up with charity...

V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

By on 18 August 2007

Manics Legend Lays Into Snow Patrol

Manic Street Preachers guitarist Nicky Wire has laid into fellow V Festival headliners Snow Patrol, calling them "utterly deplorable".The Manics will play the Channel 4 stage at V this weekend, but Wire is not planning...

By on 17 August 2007

V Festival Shuffles Line-up

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

By on 17 August 2007

V Festival Advocates Sexual Health

V Festival will this year spearhead a sexual health and awareness campaign through goody bags handed out around the two sites.In coalition with the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), 40,000 goody bags will be dished out...

By on 07 August 2007

Jarvis' Faves Regroup At His Behest

One of Jarvis Cocker's favourite bands, Artery, have decided to reform after a request from the Pulp frontman himself. The post-punk art rockers from Sheffield were asked to play at Jarvis' Meltdown festival at the Royal...

By on 23 July 2007

Latitude Revellers Prepare For Fiery Finish

Revellers at Latitude festival will see the Rapture, Jarvis Cocker and Arcade Fire close this year's festival in somewhat damp conditions.Tonight's headliners will close the three-day Suffolk festival after yesterday's pleasant summery conditions were ideally...

By on 15 July 2007

Cocker Against England Smoking Ban

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER is dreading the imminent smoking ban in England. Despite spending most of the year in Paris, Cocker is a frequent visitor to his home nation and believes once the ban...

The Stooges Set For V Festival

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

By on 05 June 2007

Jarvis Cocker: Talent Shows Are Talentless

Former PULP singer JARVIS COCKER has slammed TV talent shows which he claims continually produce talentless 'stars'.The spindly COMMON PEOPLE singer said shows such as POP IDOL and X FACTOR seem to produce winners who...

By on 05 June 2007

Cocker Slams Reality Music Shows

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER has blasted TV talent shows - criticising contestants for having "zero personalities". The Common People hitmaker is saddened by the popularity of music talent series because they encourage contestants to...

Jarvis Slams Tv Talent Shows

Former Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker clearly doesn't want to be one of the common people when it comes to TV talent shows.The 43-year-old star told the Radio Times magazine that the voices of celebrity wannabes...

By on 05 June 2007

Cocker's Pain At Estranged Father Reunion

Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER's recent reunion with his father after 30 years was not a happy one. The Common People hitmaker hadn't seen his father since he was seven years old, but managed to...

New Acts Confirmed For Latitude

Charlotte Hatherley has been added to the line-up for the Latitude Festival, playing on the Uncut stage.The former Ash guitarist released her second solo album, The Deep Blue, earlier this year after quitting from her...

By on 31 May 2007

Clooney Waitress To Play At Glasto

A singing waitress from Richmond plucked from obscurity by George Clooney for a gig onboard a Cannes yacht has landed a slot at Glastonbury festival.Victoria Hart was booked for the exclusive gig after a friend...

By on 30 May 2007

Noel Monkeys Around At 40

Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher received a cheeky gift for his 40th birthday in the shape of a monkey.Rock's elder statesman received a number of outlandish gifts for his birthday, marking another milestone for the guitarist...

By on 29 May 2007

Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

By on 22 May 2007

Ronson Confirmed For V Festival

Superstar producer Mark Ronson has been added to the Virgin Festival bill along with former Sugababe Mutya Buena.Ronson will be bringing the highly successful remix and cover album Version to the masses in what is...

By on 08 May 2007

Jarvis' Meltdown Line-up Revealed

Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival line-up has been announced, with a host of legendary bands confirmed for the Southbank event.The former Pulp frontman has acted as curator for the festival, which will run from June 16th...

By on 01 May 2007

Cocker Appeals To Fans For Support

Former PULP rocker JARVIS COCKER wants fans to help him choose acts to support him on his forthcoming North American tour. The ORDINARY PEOPLE singer, whose solo album JARVIS is released in the US on...

Cocker Laughs Off Pulp Reunion

English singer JARVIS COCKER has upset PULP fans after denying reports the group is reuniting. The COMMON PEOPLE star was joined by his former Pulp bandmates, bassist STEVE MACKAY, guitarist RICHARD HAWLEY and keyboard player...

Cocker And Ditto To Release Duet

THE GOSSIP frontwoman BETH DITTO and former PULP singer JARVIS COCKER are set to release their duet of HEAVEN 17 track TEMPTATION. The pair performed the 1983 synth classic at the NME Awards in London...

Muse Take Home Best Band At Nme Awards

Three-piece rock outfit Muse picked up best band at the suitably rock and roll NME awards ceremony last night.For Muse, the award will cap an amazing year which has seen them complete a sell-out arena...

By on 02 March 2007

Cocker To Curate Meltdown

JARVIS COCKER is to curate the Meltdown Festival in London this summer (07), and he's warned highbrow music fans to expect some "very low" culture. The former PULP frontman will choose the bands and visual...

Air And Phoenix To Rock Versailles

French pop acts AIR and PHOENIX have picked out an unusual location to team up for fans - they'll be playing the royal palace of Versailles, near Paris, later this year (07). The historic venue,...

Arctic Monkeys Take Home Double Brit Awards

UK indie band the Arctic Monkeys were celebrating last night after walking out of the Brit awards last night as double winners.The group won best British group and British album for their debut album Whatever...

By on 15 February 2007

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