Jarvis Cocker

Happy 50th Birthday, Jarvis Cocker: Words to Live By

It’s the very wonderful Jarvis Cocker’s 50th birthday today, and if you’re unsure as to who he may be, might I suggest starting here?

The Great British Songbook #8: ‘Common People’

I don’t know much about the personal circumstances into which William Shatner was born. I’m not aware if he was raised on a dirt-poor farm or carried around by servants in a penthouse suite at the top of the only invisible …

News Roundup: Emma Watson’s Post-‘Potter’ Plans, Harper Seven Rules Twitter

Emma Watson is looking forward to NOT being part of an astonishingly successful film franchise for a little while, if only because living under a microscope isn’t all that much fun when you’re that young: “It has been quite hard and pressured making the Harry Potter films,” she says. “I’m so happy to be …

Five Great British Gentleman Singers

The British Gentleman Singer is a unique beast. Part peacock, part librarian, he exists in a strange world where being the beefiest, brawniest man in the room won’t necessarily get you all the girls.

WATCH: Pulp Return to the Stage for Small French Gig

Ah, do you remember the first time? Some very lucky French fans are singing exactly that after seeing Pulp perform their first show nearly a decade on Wednesday night (May 25).

Jarvis Cocker Takes On Children’s Classic ‘Peter and the Wolf’

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker descended Royal Festival Hall in London on Wednesday (December 29) for the first of four readings of Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev‘s Peter and the Wolf.

Something Changed: Pulp Reunite for European Festival Shows

Here at Anglophenia, we never thought we'd see the day! We couldn't be more thrilled to learn that Britpop stalwarts Pulp are reuniting for a slew of shows next summer.

Anglo For Your Ear: Pulp’s “Underwear”

There’s “political” Jarvis Cocker, and then there’s “sexy” Jarvis Cocker. Those categories aren’t mutually exclusive, of course, as demonstrated by his former band’s best-known classic, …

Pete Doherty’s Meltdown a Rousing Success: Watch Video.

Pete Doherty‘s rendition of “Chim Chim Cheree” at this weekend’s Meltdown Festival was, apparently, a revelation.