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  • Pulp’s Nick Banks: “I Thought ‘Common People’ Was A Tuneless Dirge”
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    Pulp’s Nick Banks: “I Thought ‘Common People’ Was A Tuneless Dirge”

    Pulp drummer Nick Banks has revealed that he wasn’t a big fan of what is arguably the band’s most enduring song, Common People. Banks said he thought the iconic single, which was recently voted the public’s favourite Britpop anthem in a BBC Radio poll, sounded like a “tuneless dirge.” Speaking recently to BBC morning show

  • Pulp Top BBC’s ‘Greatest Britpop Anthems’ Poll
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    Pulp Top BBC’s ‘Greatest Britpop Anthems’ Poll

    Over 30,000 BBC Radio 6 listeners have voted on their favourite Britpop anthems in a poll launched by DJ Steve Lamacq, with some of the genre’s most enduring names making the final top 10, which was helmed by Pulp‘s 1995 single Common People from their classic 1995 album Different Class. As The Telegraph writes, the

  • Pop Is The Drug: 13 Songs About Addiction
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    Pop Is The Drug: 13 Songs About Addiction

    Addictions are shifting, shadowy things. They can start small and swell into something monstrous, or remain tiny and well-hidden for years and years. The internal conflict of the addict, not to mention the social stigma and shame attached to the label, can be as strong and overwhelming as the addiction itself, so it’s no wonder

  • Listen: Pulp Release Studio Version Of After You
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    Listen: Pulp Release Studio Version Of After You

    Though technically After You isn’t a previously unheard track, Pulp fans can now experience the tune in an unheard quality. On Christmas, the band released the studio version of the tune, which featured on the 2001 album We Love Life. Even though it was released, back in the day the track existed purely as a

  • Watch: Pulp Perform On Fallon
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    Watch: Pulp Perform On Fallon

    English rockers Pulp have recently performed on Jimmy Fallon, playing their cult classic Common People as well as an off-air web-only performance of Like A Friend. According to Consequence of Sound, Pulp are in the US for a run of one-off shows ahead of their appearance at this year’s Coachella Festival and two sold-out performances

  • Radiohead, Pulp and Mumford and Sons play secret Glastonbury shows
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    Radiohead, Pulp and Mumford and Sons play secret Glastonbury shows

    This year’s Glastonbury headliners U2, Coldplay and Beyonce on the Pyramid stage and The Chemical Brothers, Primal Scream and Queens Of The Stone Age headlining the Other stage, would be more than enough to keep most festival-goers very happy. But for a few lucky punters this year Radiohead and Pulp made some surprise appearances on the Park

  • Pulp Reissues On The Way
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    Pulp Reissues On The Way

    Recently reformed Britpop giants Pulp are to reissue their first three albums, originally released in the eighties and early nineties, later this year. The albums in question are the 1983 debut It, 1987’s Freaks and 1992’s Separations. The NME reports that the reissued LPs will come out on August 8, and benefit from new liner

  • Watch: Pulp’s First Reunion Show in 2011
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    Watch: Pulp’s First Reunion Show in 2011

    Britpop legends Pulp recently played their first reunion show since deciding to reform back in late 2010. The band played at Le Bikini in Toulouse, France. They played through a set of old classics, and frontman Jarvis Cocker was described as looking as spry and devilish as ever. Pulp will be out here for the

  • Pulp Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced
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    Pulp Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced

    Britpop icons Pulp have announced some Splendour in the Grass 2011 sideshows. The band decided to reform in late 2010, and after a large amount of interest in the reunion they’ll be playing at various festivals such as the Wireless Festival in London’s Hyde park, the Isle of Wight Festival and they will be headlining

  • Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced
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    Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced

    While tickets are still available for Splendour In The Grass, festival promoters have decided to start announcing Splendour sideshows. Good news for fans in WA as mini festival Bright Side will being taking place for the second year running in WA with Splendour acts The Hives, Pulp, Modest Mouse, Tame Impala, The Kills, The Grates,

  • Pulp Aim To Avoid ‘Murdering’ Own Songs
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    Pulp Aim To Avoid ‘Murdering’ Own Songs

    Pulp guitarist Mark Webber has said he hopes that the newly-reformed band will avoid making a mess of their own songs as they take to the road on tour. The band, a key group during the Britpop revival of the 90s, got back together late last year and have a slew of shows lined up

  • Pulp take a few pointers from YouTube fans in preparation reunion tour
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    Pulp take a few pointers from YouTube fans in preparation reunion tour

    With Pulp due to return to the stage after nearly a decade on hiatus, they have decided to take inspiration from some of their more exhibitionistic fans. They’ve transformed the band’s official website into PulpTube, an impressive collection of videos taken from YouTube of the best and …err, worst Pulp covers, it makes for some

  • Coldplay + Pulp will headline Splendour in the Grass 2011 line up
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    Coldplay + Pulp will headline Splendour in the Grass 2011 line up

    Update: Kanye West, Foster The People, Regina Spektor, Bliss n Eso, Grouplove, Janes Addiction, PULP, Architecture In Helsinki, Coldplay, The Living End, Modest Mouse, The Hives Confirmed via JJJ Breakfast Update: Friendly Fires now confirmed, Kanye West, James Blake now rumoured Daily Spa has reported that the first confirmed acts for the Splendour In The

  • Pulp reform
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    Pulp reform

    It seems that despite Jarvis Cocker‘s many denials about the potential for a reunion that Pulp are getting back together for a run of festival shows next year. Cocker will be joined by his Different Class cohorts Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey, Russell Senior and Mark Webber to headline next year’s Primavera Sound Festival

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