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Cocker Thrilled His Underwear Is Worth Double Fergie's

Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER is thrilled his underwear is worth more than double those worn by pop pin-up FERGIE.The two stars joined Nick Cave, Sacha Baron Cohen and Dame Helen Mirren, among others, who...

Jarvis Cocker's Jackson Regret

Jarvis Cocker regrets his Michael Jackson protest.The former Pulp singer says he was uncomfortable with the attention he attracted when he invaded the stage during the 'Thriller' star's performance of 'Earth Song' at the 1996...

Cocker: 'I'm Not Quitting Any More'

Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER has given up on his plans to retire from the music business because he has been re-energised by his new tunes.The Common People hitmaker was close to quitting after Pulp's...

Jarvis Regrets Jackson Brits Protest

British rocker JARVIS COCKER regrets his headline-grabbing mockery of MICHAEL JACKSON at the 1996 Brit Awards - because he wasn't prepared for the notoriety which followed his stage invasion.The former Pulp star stunned the music...

Cocker Campaigns Against New London Building

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER is protesting against the building of a new office complex near his east London apartment. The rocker is desperate to halt the erection of the development, which will boast a movie...

Cocker Lands Puppet Role In Fox Film

Former PULP star JARVIS COCKER is to provide the voice for a puppet in WES ANDERSON's new movie adaptation of beloved ROALD DAHL tale FANTASTIC MR. FOX. The Common People singer joins a cast that includes...

Cocker Gets Cooking

JARVIS COCKER has joined the long list of pop stars learning to cook in 2009. The Pulp frontman is sharpening his knives at home and is committed to mastering a few basic meals in 2009 -...

Cocker 'Celebrates' Credit Crunch

British pop star JARVIS COCKER refuses to let the ongoing economic crisis get him down, insisting the world should "celebrate" the credit crunch. The Pulp frontman is adamant the current financial downturn will force people to...

Pulp Frontman Cocker Denies Tory Backing

Jarvis Cocker has been forced to deny supporting the Conservative party after calling a Tory government "necessary" in a magazine interview. In an interview with GQ, the Pulp frontman, who has recently embarked on a...

By on 30 April 2009

Cocker Courts Controversy With Conservative Comments

Former PULP singer JARVIS COCKER has courted controversy after telling a magazine he thinks a Conservative government is "necessary". Speaking to GQ, the 45-year-old rocker gave his views on the current Labour regime and revealed...

By on 29 April 2009

Cocker Splits From Wife

PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER has split from his wife of six years. The Common People singer wed French stylist Camille Bidault-Waddington in 2003 and the couple has a six-year-old son Albert together. But the star has...

Independent Record Stores Fight Back

Over 50 independent record shops across the UK participated in the day, with special events planned in some stores, including gigs and exclusive vinyl and CD releases.In addition, the Rough Trade chain of stores revived...

By on 18 April 2009

Cocker Helps Fight Against Knife Crime

PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER and former SUGABABE MUTYA BUENA are headlining a London concert to raise awareness of the city's knife crime culture. Dozens of teenagers have died in gang-related stabbings in 2008 alone. Organisers...

Jarvis Joins Knife Crime Benefit

JARVIS COCKER was among the artists who congregated to perform at the South Bank Centre in London last night (December 14th).Beatboxer performer Shlomo curated the event, which was organised in aid of anti-knife crime schemes...

By on 15 December 2008

Jarvis Cocker To Edit Today Programme

JARVIS COCKER has been confirmed as one of the guest editors of BBC Radio 4's Today programme.The former PULP frontman will use the programme to discuss financial issues and the complications that have arisen from...

By on 12 December 2008

Beck To Appear On Charlotte Gainsbourg Album

BECK is collaborating with CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG on her forthcoming album, it he been reported.The ODELAY star said he has been working with the French actress in Los Angeles on the follow-up to 2006's 5:55, reports...

By on 19 November 2008

Jarvis To Lecture Fans

JARVIS COCKER is planning to incorporate a lecture into his five-date UK tour next month.The former PULP frontman gave lectures about the nature of lyrics in modern music in Manchester and Brighton earlier this year...

By on 29 October 2008

Cocker's Lyrical Lecture

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER has turned lecturer to teach wannabe songwriters the art of penning lyrics. The singer was hired as the keynote speaker at Manchester, England's In The City music conference on Tuesday...

Stars' Protest Placards To Go Under The Hammer

Rap legend CHUCK D, JARVIS COCKER, MICHAEL STIPE and BILLY BRAGG are auctioning off placards they made for a photospread in U.S. magazine Under The Radar's Protest Issue to benefit charity War Child International. The...

Jarvis To Lecture On Lyrics

JARVIS COCKER has been added to the bill of forthcoming Manchester event In The City on October 7th.The former PULP frontman will deliver a lecture entitled Saying The Unsayable, which will focus on the function...

By on 25 September 2008

Kt Tunstall To Head To The North Pole

Newly-wed songstress KT TUNSTALL is planning a trip to the North Pole.The Scottish musician, whose hits include SUDDENLY I SEE and OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD, will join a host of other celebrities, including JARVIS...

By on 08 September 2008

Cocker Fury At U.s. Media's Treatment Of Obama

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER used a recent Brooklyn stage appearance to slam the American press over the way they represent U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA. The controversial rocker took to the stage at Brooklyn's...

Cocker To Write Movie Soundtrack?

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER is reportedly working on songs for a forthcoming film by WES ANDERSON. The 44-year-old has written a handful of tracks for the director's next project, a children's film based on...

'Jarvis Rocker' On Next Album?

It appears JARVIS COCKER may be giving vent to his inner rock monster on his forthcoming album.The former PULP frontman has said he intends to test new material during three US dates this month, with...

By on 17 July 2008

Cocker To Deliver Lyrics Lecture

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...

Cocker + Ditto Duet Released For Charity

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...

Massive Attack Confirmed As Curators Of Meltdown Festival

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...

By on 14 February 2008

Cocker Denies Writing Eurovision Song

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,...

Kooks And Cocker Kick Off Charity Gigs

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...

By on 01 October 2007

Beastie Boys Invite Cocker + Allen To Sing On Album

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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