The Strokes and Jarvis Cocker cover The Cars’ “Just What I Needed” at Reading

August 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

My favorite clip from this past weekend’s Reading Festival to surface so far. Love Cocker’s strutting around the stage. [via The Awl]

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Pulp Reunites, Of Course

November 10th, 2010 · 5 Comments

As with any reunion news that surfaces these days, Pulp’s reformation is no great surprise. The only band that would genuinely shock me with a reunion is The Smiths, and that’s only because I know what a grudge-holding drama queen Morrissey is. Short of The Smiths, though, anyone seems fair game. As a fan, I’m […]

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Jarvis takes a swipe at The Killers, premieres new video

May 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Guardian is featuring Jarvis Cocker as its guest reviewer for Singles Club this week. Well, Jarvis and his kids. He’s given a predictable mix of pop, alternative, and hip-hop. But his take on The Killers’ “The World We Live In” is hilarious and spot on: The Killers – The World We Live In That […]

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New Jarvis Cocker “Angela” mp3

April 20th, 2009 · Comments Off on New Jarvis Cocker “Angela” mp3

Jarvis Cocker’s new record Further Complications was recorded in Chicago by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio. I would pay good money to have been a fly on the wall during those sessions. “Angela” is the first single from that meeting of the minds, and it sounds as though Cocker has been cozying up to some […]

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