Jarvis Cocker

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Jarvis Cocker picks ‘Covid heroes’ for Big Issue special
The edition is intended to lead readers through ‘new thinking and creativity’

Nosheen Iqbal

09, Aug, 2020 @6:08 AM

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Jarv Is… Beyond the Pale review – caveman Cocker rolls back the years
The ex-Pulp frontman’s pell-mell search for connection is a pulsating, sleazy treat

Kitty Empire

18, Jul, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Lockdown playlists for every mood, part one: chosen by Jarvis Cocker, Haim and Lianne La Havas
Music stars pick soundtracks to get you through the next phase, for when you’re feeling angry, in need of a boost - or ready for a dance

Jude Rogers

24, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Glastonbury defies coronavirus threat to announce lineup with Kendrick Lamar
Over 90 more names including Pet Shop Boys, Dua Lipa and Noel Gallagher have been announced for 50th-anniversary edition of the festival

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

12, Mar, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Jarvis Cocker's Running the World in line for Christmas chart spot
In light of the Conservative election victory, fans have started a campaign to get the explicit song to the festive No 1 spot

Laura Snapes

16, Dec, 2019 @5:12 PM

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Sheffield's post-punk explosion: synths, steel and skinheads
In the late 70s, the city’s bands set out to create the sound of the future – while trying to avoid getting beaten up. Jarvis Cocker and other leading lights recall a revolutionary scene

Daniel Dylan Wray

12, Dec, 2019 @5:00 PM

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The week in theatre: Light Falls; The Antipodes; Botticelli in the Fire – review
Sarah Frankcom signs off in Manchester with elegiac Simon Stephens and a little bit of Jarvis Cocker

Susannah Clapp

03, Nov, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Light Falls review – Simon Stephens' guilt-ridden love letter to the north
Sarah Frankcom says her farewell as the Exchange’s artistic director with this moving testament to the power of family life

Michael Billington

30, Oct, 2019 @10:52 AM

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Jarvis Cocker: 'Politics has turned into Game of Thrones – I can't see it ending well'
The former Pulp frontman is back with new band Jarv Is, unable to resist his holy grail: the perfect pop song. He talks about the death of mainstream politics – and how he still believes in the good of common people

Dave Simpson

05, Sep, 2019 @2:29 PM

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End of the Road festival review – potent bacchanalia and mysticism
‘See you in the twilight zone’ says one musician; EOTR has enough weirdness, charm and shaggy charisma to weather our end-of-days era

Jazz Monroe

02, Sep, 2019 @11:01 AM

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Bluedot festival review – up, up and away for musical trip to outer limits
From a pristine Kraftwerk to astronaut Helen Sharman, Jarvis Cocker to New Order’s closing set, the science/music fusion achieves liftoff

Daniel Dylan Wray

22, Jul, 2019 @11:26 AM

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Jarvis Cocker to compose music for Manchester Royal Exchange's new season
Cocker to collaborate on new Simon Stephens play, while Lucy Ellinson to play Macbeth and Neil Bartlett to stage 24-hour work on Remembrance Sunday

Laura Snapes

04, Jun, 2019 @11:21 AM

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