Latest Pulp News


Florence Welch Given Glastonbury Advice By Jarvis Cocker

Florence + The MAChine have been bumped up the bill to replace headliners the Foo Fighters after frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg at a show in Sweden and cancelled the band's Friday...

We Might Have Just Found Out Who Inspired Pulp's 'Common People'!

Ever since it was released nearly twenty years ago, music fans have speculated as to the inspiration behind Pulp’s classic single ‘Common People’. Now, a Greek newspaper has come up with a theory that the...

Greek Politician Responds To Rumours His Wife Is Pulp's Common People Girl

Editors at The Athens Voice publication insist the installation artist is the Greek with "a thirst for knowledge" who "studied sculpture at St. Martin's College" as per Pulp star Jarvis Cocker's lyrics in...

Jarvis Cocker Shares 'Nu Troglodyte' Manifesto Railing Against Modern Technology

Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has published an alternative ideal for living in the modern world, entitled the ‘Nu-Troglodyte Manifesto’ and which espouses the benefits of living “offline”. Writing in the latest edition of Another...

Noel Gallagher: Revolver Was Pivotal To The 90s

Noel Gallagher believes the 90s music scene would ''never have happened'' without The Beatles album 'Revolver'.The 'In The Heat Of The Moment' singer's former group Oasis became the biggest band in the world during the...

Jarvis Cocker's Disco 2000 Muse Loses Cancer Battle

The woman who inspired Pulp's 1995 hit Disco 2000 has lost her battle with bone marrow cancer.Deborah Bone, 51, who was a childhood friend of Pulp star Jarvis Cocker, was diagnosed with cancer in 2013....

Ed Sheeran Wanted For Brits

Ed Sheeran is the top fans' choice to perform at next year's BRIT Awards with MasterCard.The 'Thinking Out Loud' hitmaker topped a poll of dream performers for the 2015 ceremony with 21 per cent of...

Jarvis Cocker Always Felt He'd Be Famous

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...

Jarvis Cocker: Schoolmates' Respect Meant More

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...

Jarvis Cocker To Judge Pulp Karaoke Contest

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...

Chris Martin: I Sing Pulp On Karaoke

Chris Martin sings Pulp songs on karaoke. The Coldplay frontman, who is a big fan of the 'Disco 2000' band, claims he couldn't do what Pulp do but he still likes to get up on...

Could Prince Still Play Glastonbury?

Festival goers could still party like its 1999 this weekend, as rumours that Prince could still appear at Glastonbury continue to surface. As we previously reported, it was revealed this week that negotiations to book...

Jarvis Cocker: Metallica Could Be A Bit Abrasive

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...

Pulp Didn't Intend To Be Political

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...

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

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...

Pulp's Common People Voted Top Britpop Anthem

Pulp hit Common People has been named the U.K.'s most popular Britpop anthem in a new poll.The 1995 release beat Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve to take the top spot in a survey of...

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

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,...

Ronnie O'sullivan And Celebrity Pals Got Ronnie Wood Clean

Top snooker player Ronnie O'sullivan has revealed how he enlisted the help of artist Damien Hirst and former Pulp star Antony Genn to get Ronnie Wood into rehab.The world snooker champion and the Rolling Stone...

Rizzle Kicks Kissed Jarvis

Rizzle Kicks' Jordan Stephens kissed Jarvis Cocker at Glastonbury festival. The 21-year-old singer angered the Pulp frontman at the event in southern England this summer after he spotted him showing off his dance moves backstage...

Jarvis Cocker Lost His Best Ever Song

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...

Movie Reviews: Elysium

Hollywood has been giving movie audiences a dismal look into the future of late, and director Neill Blomkamp's Elysium is the latest to depict the Earth of a hundred years from now as a gigantic...

'The World's End' Soundtrack Is A Glorious Tribute To The 1990s

The World's End - the third and final instalment of Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto' comedy trilogy starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Paddy Considine - hits cinemas nationwide on July 19, 2013. It centres around five...

Beck Performs Sheet Music Album With Star Guests

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...

Jarvis Cocker: 'Pulp Won't Perform For Rest Of The Year'

Reunited rockers Pulp are taking the rest of 2013 off after performing a string of comeback concerts over the past two years.Frontman Jarvis Cocker hinted at another hiatus at Christmas (12) when he signed off...

Pulp To Release First Single In 11 Years

Reformed rockers Pulp are planning to release their first new single in 11 years.The Common People hitmakers got back together in May, 2011 for a string of shows, including sets at U.K. music festivals including...

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

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...

Jarvis Cocker Says Pulp Will Not Record New Music

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...

Pulp Will Not Release New Material

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...

Blur, Pulp And Muse Dominate The Q Awards

Britpoppers Blur fought off competition from The Stone Roses to be named best live act, but lost out to Muse for the mantle of best act in the world, Sky News Reports.Muse have had a...

Jarvis Cocker's Dj Struggle

Pulp frontman JARVIS COCKER struggled with the decision to become a radio Dj as he didn't want to follow in his father's footsteps.The Disco 2000 hitmaker reveals his choice to become a radio presenter like...

Pulp
Advertisement

Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend

There's a lot to look forward for Wireless' 10th anniversary event.

Owner Of Anti-Kanye Glastonbury Flag Responds To Lily Allen

The pop star burned part of the flag after she spotted it walking round the Glastonbury camp site.

Advertisement

Lionel Richie On Course For Number One Album After Glastonbury Show

Soul legend Lionel Richie could be headed back to the top of the charts, with the news...

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorce 'best thing for family'

The Hollywood duo - who have children Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and Samuel...

Advertisement