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Danny Hoping For Love On Tinder

21st November 2014

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...

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Jarvis Cocker Always Felt He'd Be Famous

4th August 2014

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...

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Jarvis Cocker: Schoolmates' Respect Meant More

2nd August 2014

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...

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Jarvis Cocker To Judge Pulp Karaoke Contest

31st July 2014

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...

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Jarvis Cocker: Metallica Could Be A Bit Abrasive

9th June 2014

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...

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Pulp Didn't Intend To Be Political

7th June 2014

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...

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Jarvis Cocker Quit Radio To Return To Music

27th May 2014

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,...

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Is Pulp's 'Common People' Really The Best Britpop Anthem?

By Michael West | 14th April 2014

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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27th February 2014

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...

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

24th February 2014

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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6th February 2014

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).

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Jarvis Cocker Announces Year-long Hiatus From Bbc Radio 6 Music

By Joe Wilde | 28th December 2013

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,...

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Jarvis Cocker Taking Year-long Break From Bbc Radio Show

27th December 2013

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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Jarvis Cocker Fined Over Car Plates

6th December 2013

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...

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Jarvis Cocker Refusing To Mark 50th Birthday

12th September 2013

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...

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Jarvis Cocker Lost His Best Ever Song

26th August 2013

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...

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Beck Performs Sheet Music Album With Star Guests

8th July 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 8th July 2013

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...

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

By Lauren James | 5th July 2013

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...

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The Rolling Stones Throw Huge Glastonbury Party

1st July 2013

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...

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Ronnie Wood To Battle Jarvis Cocker At Sony Radio Academy Awards

10th April 2013

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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Stars Joke About Harmless Addictions During Russell Brand Comedy Supergig

7th March 2013

Jarvis Cocker and Robbie Williams were among the stars who poked fun at their harmless "addictions" to video games and reality Tv during Russell Brand's U.K. comedy supergig in aid of drug charities on Wednesday...

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Pulp's Ten Year Hiatus Properly Over With New Track 'After You'

By Lorna Greville  | 28th December 2012

Pulp is back, and not back like they were last year, doing a bit of touring, but properly back with new music and everything. Their latest track - the first new one in ten years...

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Jarvis Cocker Says Pulp Will Not Record New Music

26th November 2012

Jarvis Cocker has stated Pulp will not record any new music.The band - also formed of Candida Doyle, Mark Webber, Steve Mackey and Nick Banks - are reuniting for a Christmas show in their hometown...

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Pulp Will Not Release New Material

26th November 2012

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has ruled out making any new material with the band.The Common People hitmakers got back together in May, 2011 for a string of shows, including sets at U.K. music festivals including...

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Q Awards: Are Muse Really The Best Act In The World Today?

By Michael West | 22nd October 2012

The answer, of course, is no. But it's that time of year again folks: the Q Magazine Awards! Muse picked up the biggest gong at the event in London on Monday afternoon (October 22, 2012)...

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I Love The Beatles But It’S Time To Move On: Jarvis Cocker Reviews John Lennon Letters Book

By Hayley Avron | 10th October 2012

Jarvis Cocker has reviewed the latest book to be have been published about The Beatles. 'The John Lennon Letters', edited by Hunter Davies, is a collection of missives from the late Beatles’ songwriter, dating from...

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Damon Albarn's African Party

4th September 2012

Damon Albarn is having a ''24 hour party'' touring the UK for his Africa Express shows.The Blur singer - who is travelling with musicians including Carl Barat, Jarvis Cocker, Gruff Rhys and Eliza Doolittle on...

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Paul Mccartney Backs Pussy Riot

16th August 2012

Sir Paul McCartney has pledged his support for Russian all girl punk group Pussy Riot.The 'Hey Jude' singer has written a letter in support of the band's members - Maria Alyokhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Yekaterina...

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Madonna Appeals For Release Of Russian Punk Group

8th August 2012

Madonna appealed for the release of three members of the punk group Pussy Riot at her Russian concert last night (07.08.12).The singer was performing in Moscow as part of her 'MDNA Tour' when she told...

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