Jarvis Cocker


Jarvis Branson Cocker is an English musician and frontman for the band Pulp. Through his work with the band, Cocker became a figurehead of the Britpop movement of the mid-1990s. Following Pulp's hiatus, Cocker has led a successful solo career, and currently presents his own radio show on BBC Radio 6 Music, Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service.… Read More

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1963 Birth Born on September 19, 1963.


Cocker's penchant for TV appearances was reflected in a parody of "Common People" ("Showbiz People") which was featured on the satirical comedy show Spitting Image in 1996.
1997 - 1999 2 More Events
2001 37 Years Old In 2001 he contributed "Everybody Loves The Underdog" to the soundtrack for Mike Bassett: England Manager.
2003 39 Years Old He re-emerged in 2003 to promote a new album, under the pseudonym "Darren Spooner", for his new band Relaxed Muscle. … Read More


2004 - 2005 2 More Events
Cocker's debut album, Jarvis, was released in the UK on 13 November 2006. … Read More
In 2007, Cocker contributed to two songs on French electronica group Air's album "Pocket Symphony" – performing on "One Hell of a Party" and (with Charlotte Gainsbourg) "The Duelist".
Cocker debuted a new song, "Angela", on BBC2's "The Summer Exhibition: A Culture Show Special", on 13 June 2008 that remains available for viewing on the BBC website. … Read More
…  She later said in a 2009 interview, "When I was in my early 20s, I went out with a British pop star, Jarvis Cocker; of course, pop stars have much more celebrity, I think, than actors even. … Read More
2010 46 Years Old In 2010, Cocker was named Cultural Ambassador for Eurostar. … Read More
2011 47 Years Old In October 2011, Faber and Faber published a collection of his lyrics entitled Mother, Brother, Lover: Selected Lyrics.


2015 51 Years Old In 2015, Cocker was among the signatories of a pledge committing to a "cultural boycott" of Israel.
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