Fact: Rockers Pulp introduced a special guest to the stage at Britain's Leeds Festival on Sunday night (28Aug11) - former guitarist Richard Hawley. The musician joined his ex-bandmates partway through their set and played with them for the rest of the gig.
Quote: "I managed to hit 40 this year, which was a f**king miracle. On my thirtieth, my dad sent me a card saying, '30 - I didn't think you'd make it to Thursday.'" British singer/songwriter Richard Hawley is pleased to have survived his hellraising youth.
Quote: "I rang my missus and told her I was nominated - she said, 'I'm cooking breakfast, what the f**k is the Mercury Prize?'" British singer/songwriter Richard Hawley's girlfriend is less-than-impressed his album COLES CORNER has a Mercury Music Prize nomination, announced in London yesterday (18JUL06) morning.