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Cocker Promises Second Solo Album

Brit Award nominee JARVIS COCKER has promised fans they won't have to wait as long for his second solo album as they did for his first. The former PULP frontman has garnered critical acclaim for...

Cocker 'Allowed Back In' After Brits Ban

JARVIS COCKER, once a geeky sex symbol of 90s Britpop and MICHAEL JACKSON antagoniser, is due to return to the BRIT AWARDS after being banned for over ten years.The stringy former PULP lead singer has...

By on 17 January 2007

Lily Takes Over Brit List

Quirky popstar Lily Allen is leading the way in the Brit award nominations as it was announced she's up for four prizes. Lily, currently playing a host of festivals on tour down under,...

By on 17 January 2007

Cocker To Write Eurovision Song?

JARVIS COCKER has volunteered to write a future UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest - but refuses to go up against MORRISSEY, who is in talks to pen his own song for the competition....

Albarn Slams Cocker's 'Disturbing' Stage Antics

DAMON ALBARN has blasted former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER, branding his antics during MICHAEL JACKSON's performance at the 1996 Brit Awards "disturbing". Jackson was performing EARTH SONG at the awards ceremony surrounded by worshipping...

Borat Nominated For Best Comedy

Borat has been nominated for the best comedy at the South Bank Awards.Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional Kazakh journalist goes head to head with Ricky Gervais' drama Extras and the Royle Family's one-off special The Queen...

By on 05 January 2007

Hammond: I'm 100% Fixed

Richard Hammond, the Top Gear presenter who was sent to hospital with serious brain injuries following a high-speed car crash, has said that he is now absolutely fine.In his first television interview since the accident,...

By on 22 December 2006

Brand To Host Next Year's Brit Awards

Comedian RUSSELL BRAND is to host next year's Brit Awards (14FEB07) - and has vowed to return the music show to its controversial roots. The British music award ceremony made the headlines in 1996 after...

Ditto Named 'Coolest Person In Rock'

THE GOSSIP frontwoman BETH DITTO has been named the coolest person in rock by influential British music magazine the New Musical Express (NME). The lesbian singer caused controversy earlier this month (NOV06) after defending troubled...

Cocker's Fashion Faux Pas

British pop star JARVIS COCKER's repeated outbursts that fashion and music shouldn't mix often lands him in trouble with his stylist wife. CAMILLE BIDAULT takes umbrage at Cocker's claims, and the former PULP frontman admits...

Cocker Hired Professional Lookalike

Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER hired a professional lookalike to pretend to be him during gigs to promote Pulp's 1998 album THIS IS HARDCORE. Cocker asked GARETH DICKINSON, a student who had imitated him on...

Cocker Turns Attention To Movies

Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER has vowed to write more songs for film following the success of his music in HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE and CHILDREN OF MEN. The vocalist, who also...

Cocker: 'I'm Sick Of 'Career' Rockers'

British rocker JARVIS COCKER has hit out at over-rehearsed, corporate bands - insisting it is far more rock 'n' roll when musicians "mess up". The former PULP singer is desperate to see more creative artists...

Cocker Grateful To Be At Premiere Despite Crude Song

PULP star JARVIS COCKER was honoured to be at the London premiere of CHILDREN OF MEN, because a song of his used in the film is responsible for the new movie's R rating in the...

Cocker Tells Stories

PULP star JARVIS COCKER has launched a bookish club on his MySpace blog page, www.myspace.com/jarvspace. The COMMON PEOPLE singer has recorded a series of short story readings, available as a podcast. Fans can also check...

Jarvis Cocker Becomes Just Jarvis

PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER is dropping his last name for his forthcoming solo release - so he can be held in the same esteem as MADONNA, J.LO and PRINCE. The singer thinks he's famous enough...

Cocker Releases Live 8 Rant

British pop star JARVIS COCKER is releasing his first solo work online - a revealing new track inspired by last year's Live 8 concerts. The former PULP singer's song C**TS ARE STILL RUNNING THE WORLD...

Bono, Sting + Cave Find Buried Treasure For Pirate Album

BONO, STING and NICK CAVE are among the stars who have reworked classic pirate tunes and sea chanteys for a new album inspired by JOHNNY DEPP's PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movies. The big names join...

Stars Help Gainsbourg Prepare First Album In 20 Years

A host of stars including PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER and AIR are helping CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG record her first album in two decades. Gainsbourg, the daughter of legendary French singer SERGE GAINSBOURG and actress JANE BIRKIN,...

Sinatra's Starry Accolade

1960s pop sensation NANCY SINATRA has had her musical achievements recognised with a star on Hollywood Boulevard's famous Walk of Fame. The stellar accolade comes after four decades singing, beginning with her debut hit THESE...

Cocker Almost Quit Music

PULP star JARVIS COCKER decided to retire from the music industry before changing his mind to record a solo album. Cocker, 42, indulged in a period of intense songwriting, in a bid to prove to...

Cocker's Cursing Campaign

PULP singer JARVIS COCKER is championing swearing in song lyrics because he believes, when done correctly, turning the air blue is "big and clever". Cocker, 42, is convinced cursing is sign of an intelligent mind,...

Jarvis Banned After Flatulent Jackson Protest

British rocker JARVIS COCKER is furious he has been banned from the upcoming Brit awards, after he stormed the stage and flashed his buttocks at MICHAEL JACKSON at the 1996 ceremony. The PULP singer,...

Homme And Dalle Join The Man From Unkle

Rock couple JOSH HOMME and BRODY DALLE will join British dance music star JAMES LAVELLE on his third UNKLE project. THE CULT star IAN ASTBURY has also recorded vocals for three tracks on the...

Cocker Hails Monkeys

PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER is hailing British rock phenomenon the ARCTIC MONKEYS as the saviours of the music industry - for proving talent can outweigh hype and promotion. The rockers' album WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY...

Cocker's Potter Battle

JARVIS COCKER has locked horns with HARRY POTTER creator JK ROWLING over songs he composed for upcoming movie HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. The British singer appears in the movie with RADIOHEAD...

Harry Potter Band Row

A Canadian folk band are involved in a fierce legal battle with HARRY POTTER movie makers Warner Bros, because a group with the same name appears in the next wizard fantasy film. Threepiece THE...

Pulp/radiohead Supergroup Forms For Harry Potter

PULP's JARVIS COCKER and RADIOHEAD stars PHIL SELWAY and JONNY GREENWOOD will feature in the upcoming HARRY POTTER movie THE GOBLET OF FIRE - as magical band WEIRD SISTERS. The group was originally to...

Music Festival To Honour London Terror Victims

Former MADNESS star SUGGS and punk singer/songwriter BILLY BRAGG will pay tribute to the victims of last Thursday's (07JUL05) terrorist attacks in London by performing at a free music festival in the city on Saturday...

Cocker Vows To Bring Back Pulp

PULP star JARVIS COCKER has assured impatient fans the band are merely "hibernating" and will return, silencing reports they had split for good. The charismatic COMMON PEOPLE singer's outfit were a major force in...

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