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On March 5, 1996.

On March 5, 1996, “4AD” label released “Lovelife”, the fourth and final Lush studio album. It was recorded May – August 1995, at “Protocol Studios” in London, and was produced by Pete Bartlett, Miki Berenyi, Emma Anderson, Phil King and Chris Acland.


  • Miki Berenyi – lead vocals, guitar
  • Emma Anderson – vocals, guitars
  • Phil King – bass guitar
  • Chris Acland – drums
  • Jarvis Cocker – vocal
  • Audrey Riley – cello, arrangements
  • Giles Hall – engineer
  • V23 – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Miki Berenyi, except where noted.

  1. Ladykillers
  2. Heavenly Nobodies
  3. 500 (Shake baby Shake) – Emma Anderson
  4. I’ve Been Here Before – Emma Anderson
  5. Papasan
  6. Single Girl – Emma Anderson
  7. Ciao
  8. Tralala – Emma Anderson
  9. Last Night – Emma Anderson
  10. Runaway
  11. The Childcatcher
  12. Olympia – Emma Anderson

On November 12, 2002.

On November 12, 2002, “Artemis” label released “Loose Screw”, the eighth  Pretenders studio album. It was recorded June 2001 – April 2002, and was produced by Jonathan Quarmby and Kevin Bacon.


  • Chrissie Hynde– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Adam Seymour– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Andy Hobson – bass
  • Martin Chambers– drums
  • Kevin Bacon– bass
  • Jonathan Quarmby– keyboards
  • Colin Elliot, Mark “Wiff” Smith– percussion
  • Priscilla Jones, Tom Kelly, Mark Sheridan – backing vocals
  • The Duke Quartet – strings, brass
  • Kick Horns – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Seymour and Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. Lie to Me
  2. Time
  3. You Know Who Your Friends Are
  4. Complex Person
  5. Fools Must Die
  6. Kinda Nice, I Like It
  7. Nothing Breaks Like a Heart – Chrissie Hynde, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
  8. I Should Of
  9. Clean Up Woman
  10. The Losing
  11. Saving Grace – Chrissie Hynde, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
  12. Walk like a Panther – Richard Barratt, Jason Buckle, Jarvis Cocker, Dean Honer


In April 1983.

In April 1983, “Red Rhino” label released “It”, the debut Pulp album. It was recorded August 1982 – January 1983, at “Input Studio”; “Victoria Studios” and “Southern Studios”, and was produced by Simon Hinkler.  The album was originally released as a limited vinyl mini-LP of 2000 copies.


  • Peter Boom
  • Jarvis Cocker
  • Wayne Furniss
  • Beefy Garryo
  • David Hinkler
  • Simon Hinkler
  • Mister Barry Thompson
  • Jill Taylor
  • Saskia Cocker
  • Jon Short
  • Joanne, Julie and Alison

Track listing:

All tracks by Jarvis Cocker, except where noted.

  1. My Lighthouse – Jarvis Cocker, Simon Hinkler
  2. Wishful Thinking
  3. Joking Aside
  4. Boats and Trains
  5. Blue Girls
  6. Love Love
  7. In Many Ways


On October 22, 2001.


On October 22, 2001, “Polygram” label released “We Love Life”, the seventh and final Pulp studio album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Scott Walker.


  • Jarvis Cocker– vocals
  • Mark Webber– guitars
  • Candida Doyle– keyboards
  • Steve Mackey– bass
  • Nick Banks– drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey and Mark Webber, except where noted.

  1. Weeds
  2. Weeds II (The Origin of the Species)
  3. The Night That Minnie Timperley Died
  4. The Trees
  5. Wickerman
  6. I Love Life
  7. The Birds in Your Garden
  8. Bob Lind(The Only Way Is Down)
  9. Bad Cover Version
  10. Roadkill
  11. Sunrise – Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey, Mark Webber, Mansell

On August 18, 2008.


On August 18, 2008, “Todo Mundo” label released “Everything That Happens Will Happen Today”, the second album made in collaboration between  David  Byrne and Brian Eno. It was recorded by Brian Eno in his London home studio through 2006, finished by David Byrne and Leo Abrahams in their New  York  City and London home studios through 2008; additional instrumentation recorded at “Cafe Music Studios” and “Harder Sound” in New York City. The physical releases of the album came with graphics and packaging designed by  Stefan  Sagmeister, with Richard The, Joe Shouldice, and Jared Stone; illustration by Stephan Walter; and production by Gamil Design. At the 51st “Annual Grammy Awards” in February 2009, Stefan Sagmeister won the award for “Best Recording Package”


  • Leo Abrahams– guitars, percussion, piano, hurdy-gurdy, bass  guitar, Dubreq Stylophone, programming, glockenspiel
  • David Byrne– vocals, guitars
  • Brian Eno– bass guitar, vocals, backing vocals,  electric drums,  Kaoss Pad, keyboards, guitars, , brass, backing vocals, traps, keyboards
  • Seb Rochford– live drums
  • Steve Jones– guitars
  • Tim Harries– bass
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Barry Danielian – brass
  • Dan Levine – brass and arrangement
  • Dave Mann – brass
  • Paul Shapiro– brass
  • Mauro Refosco– murky pandeiro, cricket shaker, reco reco, peddler’s rattle bongo, conga, tambourine, zabumba, cahon, tamborim, shaker
  • Robert Wyatt– frame drum
  • Jarvis Cocker– guitar
  • Melanie Hall QC – backing vocals
  • Darla Eno – vocals
  • Irial Eno – vocals
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Patrick Dillett – mixing, live brass and percussion recording
  • Robert Harder – live drum recording
  • Cherif Hashizume – live drum recording
  • Sagmeister, Inc.– design
  • Stephan Walter – illustration

Track listing:

All lyrics written by David Byrne; all music by Byrne (vocals) and Brian Eno (instrumentation), except “Strange Overtones” co-written byLeo Abrahams.

  1. Home
  2. My Big Nurse
  3. I Feel My Stuff
  4. Everything That Happens
  5. Life Is Long
  6. The River
  7. Strange Overtones
  8. Wanted for Life
  9. One Fine Day
  10. Poor Boy
  11. The Lighthouse


On April 18, 1994.


On April 18, 1994, “Island” released “His ‘n’ Hers” the fourth Pulp studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1994, at “Britannia Row” in London, and was produced by Ed Buller. In 1998, “Q”  magazine  readers voted the album 70th greatest album of all time.


  • Jarvis Cocker– vocals, school piano, Vox Marauder guitar, EMS Synthi A
  • Russell Senior– Fender Stratocaster guitar, violin, bowed bass
  • Candida Doyle– Farfisa Compact Professional II Organ, Stylophone 350S, Korg Trident II, Fender Rhodes piano, Wurlitzer piano, Hohner Clavinette, Steinway Grand piano
  • Nick Banks– drums, percussion, treated cymbals, timpani
  • Steve Mackey– Fender Jazz bass

Track lsiting:

All music by Pulp, all lyrics by Jarvis Cocker.

  1. Joyriders
  2. Lipgloss
  3. Acrylic Afternoons
  4. Have You Seen Her Lately?
  5. Babies
  6. She’s a Lady
  7. Happy Endings
  8. Do You Remember the First Time?
  9. Pink Glove
  10. Someone Like the Moon
  11. David’s Last Summer


On March 30, 1998.


On March 30, 1998, “Island” label released “This Is Hardcore”,the sixth Pulp album. It was recorded in 1997, at “CTS Studios”, and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The cover photo was art directed by Peter Saville and the American painter John Currin. In 2013, magazine “NME” ranked “This Is Hardcore” at number 166 in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Jarvis Cocker – vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Russell Senior – guitar, violin, arranger
  • Mark Webber – guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Steve Mackey – bass, arranger
  • Nick Banks – drums, percussion
  • Anne Dudley – piano, string arrangements
  • Chris Thomas – piano
  • Neneh Cherry – vocals
  • Mandy Bell, Carol Kenyon, Jackie Rawe – backing vocals
  • Nicholas Dodd– orchestration
  • Magnus Fiennes, Mark Hayley, Matthew Vaughan, Olle Romo – programming
  • Pete Lewis – engineer
  • John Currin, Peter Saville – artwork
  • Howard Wakefield, Paul Hetherington – artwork, design, Smart blur ‘painterly effect
  • Horst Diekgerdes – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jarvis Cocker, all music by Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey and Mark Webber, except where noted.

  1. The Fear
  2. Dishes
  3. Party Hard
  4. Help the Aged
  5. This Is Hardcore – Nick Banks, Jarvis Cocker, Candida Doyle, Mark Webber, Peter Thomas, Steve Mackey
  6. TV Movie
  7. A Little Soul
  8. I’m a Man
  9. Seductive Barry
  10. Sylvia


On October 30, 1995.


On October 30, 1995, “island” label released “Different Class”, the fifth Pulp studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at the “Town House” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The album was big commercial success, going four times platinum. In 2013, ”NME” magazine  ranked the “Different Class” at number 6 in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Jarvis Cocker– vocals, guitars, vocoder, mellotron, micromoog, synare
  • Russell Senior– guitar, violin
  • Candida Doyle– organ, minimoog, piano
  • Steve Mackey– bass
  • Mark Webber– guitars, piano
  • Nick Banks– drums, cymbals, percussion
  • Matthew Vaughan, Olle Romo , Anthony Genn, Mark Haley – programming
  • Chris Thomas – guitar, keyboards
  • Anne Dudley– orchestral arrangement, conducting
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader

Track listing:

Lyrics by Jarvis Cocker, music by Pulp

  1. Mis-Shapes
  2. Pencil Skirt
  3. Common People
  4. I Spy
  5. Disco 2000
  6. Live Bed Show
  7. Something Changed
  8. Sorted for E’s & Wizz
  9. Feeling Called Love
  10. Underwear
  11. Monday Morning
  12. Bar Italia