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22nd April 2008

"It's about girls liking sex too, which sometimes boys forget." Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER confirms his upcoming solo album is solely about sex....

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Cocker To Deliver Lyrics Lecture

10th April 2008

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER will lecture on the importance of lyrics by musicians including LEONARD COHEN and AMY WINEHOUSE at an arts festival in May (08). The 44-year-old will talk about the "function of...

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Cocker + Ditto Duet Released For Charity

19th February 2008

The duet JARVIS COCKER and BETH DITTO performed at last year's (07) NME Awards has been released to raise money for a homeless charity. The former Pulp frontman and U.S. rocker Ditto performed a cover...

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Massive Attack Confirmed As Curators Of Meltdown Festival

14th February 2008

Bristolian dance legends Massive Attack have been confirmed as curators of this year's Meltdown festival, to be held at London's Southbank Centre.The Blue Lines stars will be responsible for selecting the acts for this year's...

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Cocker Denies Writing Eurovision Song

5th December 2007

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,...

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Kooks And Cocker Kick Off Charity Gigs

1st October 2007

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...

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Beastie Boys Invite Cocker + Allen To Sing On Album

19th September 2007

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...

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Jarvis And Jamelia Among Oxjam Stars

11th September 2007

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...

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Music Stars To Perform In Charity Shop

11th September 2007

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...

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V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

18th August 2007

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...

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Manics Legend Lays Into Snow Patrol

17th August 2007

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...

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V Festival Shuffles Line-up

17th August 2007

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...

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V Festival Advocates Sexual Health

7th August 2007

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...

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Jarvis' Faves Regroup At His Behest

23rd July 2007

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...

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Latitude Revellers Prepare For Fiery Finish

15th July 2007

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...

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Cocker Against England Smoking Ban

6th June 2007

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...

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The Stooges Set For V Festival

5th June 2007

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...

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Jarvis Cocker: Talent Shows Are Talentless

5th June 2007

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...

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Cocker Slams Reality Music Shows

5th June 2007

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...

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Jarvis Slams Tv Talent Shows

5th June 2007

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...

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Cocker's Pain At Estranged Father Reunion

5th June 2007

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...

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New Acts Confirmed For Latitude

31st May 2007

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...

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Clooney Waitress To Play At Glasto

30th May 2007

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...

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Noel Monkeys Around At 40

29th May 2007

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...

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Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

22nd May 2007

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...

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Ronson Confirmed For V Festival

8th May 2007

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...

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Jarvis' Meltdown Line-up Revealed

1st May 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 4505

20th April 2007

"Listening to the music on the British charts right now you wouldn't even know there was a war going on." Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER isn't a fan of current British pop music....

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Cocker Appeals To Fans For Support

2nd April 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 4239

8th March 2007

"I hated that term (Britpop) and never considered Pulp to be a part of that... I actually don't think that much interesting music came out of Britpop really, maybe other people would disagree with me."...

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