Pulp Reforms, Confirms European Festivals

Photo of Jarvis COCKER and PULP and Russell SENIOR and Steve MACKEY, L-R: Russell Senior, Jarvis Cocker, Steve Mackey - performing on TV show

Britpop band Pulp has reformed and will play shows in 2011.

The band from Sheffield in the north of England has been on hiatus since 2002 and frontman Jarvis Cocker has pursued a solo career. The reunion features the full original line-up, which has not played together since 1996.

In a statement, Pulp said the members "decided to get together and play some concerts next summer." The first confirmed 2011 shows are Live Nation's London festival Wireless with Barclaycard (July 3) and the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona (May 27).

The band is also tipped to play 2011 Glastonbury Festival, where the gave a memorable headline performance in 1995.

Universal Music reissued Pulp's albums "His 'n' Hers," "Different Class," and "This is Hardcore" in the U.S. in November 2009.


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