Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival programme, announced today in the Observer's Review section, is a study in contrasts. In an eclectic line-up for the South Bank Centre's summer arts jamboree, the former Pulp lead singer has put vintage Disney tunes on the same bill as heavy rockers Motorhead and made strange bedfellows of folk singer Melanie, a star of the Sixties and Seventies, and subversive Eighties band The Jesus And Mary Chain.
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