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No relation to the late Music/JoeCocker.

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After a hiatus from his solo career due to commitments with the Music/{{Pulp}} reunion and his radio show, in 2017 he first released a collaboration with classical pianist Chilly Gonzales, ''Room 29'', then formed a new band under the name "Jarv Is". Primarily a touring outfit performing Music/{{Pulp}} material alongside Jarvis' solo work, they also performed several new songs, and in 2020 these songs were released on an album called ''Beyond The Pale''.



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* ''Beyond The Pale'' as Jarv Is (2020)


** Collaborations: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (with [[Music/Magazine Barry Adamson]]) and "I Picked a Flower" (with The Pastels)

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** Collaborations: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (with [[Music/Magazine [[Music/{{Magazine}} Barry Adamson]]) and "I Picked a Flower" (with The Pastels)



* SeductionLyric: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (technically by [[Music/Magazine Barry Adamson]], but with Jarvis on vocals) involves a peculiar approach to seduction.

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* SeductionLyric: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (technically by [[Music/Magazine [[Music/{{Magazine}} Barry Adamson]], but with Jarvis on vocals) involves a peculiar approach to seduction.


** Collaborations: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (with Barry Adamson) and "I Picked a Flower" (with The Pastels)

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** Collaborations: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (with [[Music/Magazine Barry Adamson) Adamson]]) and "I Picked a Flower" (with The Pastels)



* SeductionLyric: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (technically by Barry Adamson, but with Jarvis on vocals) involves a peculiar approach to seduction.

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* SeductionLyric: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (technically by [[Music/Magazine Barry Adamson, Adamson]], but with Jarvis on vocals) involves a peculiar approach to seduction.


** Several collaborations: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (Barry Adamson) and "I Picked a Flower" (The Pastels)

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** Several collaborations: Collaborations: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (Barry (with Barry Adamson) and "I Picked a Flower" (The (with The Pastels)



-->"I met her in the museum of palaeontology, and I make no bones about it"
-->"He says he loves you like a sister – Well, I guess that's relative"

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-->"I met her in the museum of palaeontology, and I make no bones about it"
-->"He
it"\\
"He
says he loves you like a sister – Well, I guess that's relative"


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* SeductionLyric: "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis" (technically by Barry Adamson, but with Jarvis on vocals) involves a peculiar approach to seduction.
-->''Oooohhh, set the controls for the heart of the pelvis\\
Haven't you heard my name rhymes with Elvis\\
And one thing I know is this\\
That your mouth is telling me to give you\\
A big kiss''


In 2010, Jarvis was given his own Sunday afternoon radio show on BBC 6Music – "Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service". This sedate and low-key two hour show blends music, spoken-word recordings, and interviews with guests as well as promising to "put the boringness back into Sunday".

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In 2010, Jarvis was given his own Sunday afternoon radio show on BBC 6Music – "Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service". This sedate and low-key two hour show blends music, spoken-word recordings, and interviews with guests as well as promising to "put the boringness back into Sunday".
Sunday". He aired its final show on December 31, 2017.


* NerdGlasses: Part of his image from the late '90s on. He wore contacts during the early '90s until he had a situation with [[EyeScream chile containers]].

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* NerdGlasses: Part of his image throughout the '80s and again from the late '90s on. onwards. He wore contacts during the early to mid '90s until he had a situation with [[EyeScream chile containers]].


* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: Wielder of dry British wit both lyrically and in-person.


* SelfTitledAlbum: ''Jarvis''.

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* SelfTitledAlbum: ''Jarvis''.''Jarvis'', sometimes also titled ''The Jarvis Cocker Album''.


Jarvis Branson Cocker originates from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, though he now divides his time between London and Paris, and can best be described as a dryly witty, spindly-legged, tweed-jacketed dabbler in everything related to his passion for the arts. His most well-known and memorable foray has been into the world of music with Music/{{Pulp}} and his solo career, where his catchy tunes and witty, observational style of lyric writing have garnered praise from critics and fans.

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Jarvis Branson Cocker (born 19 September 1963) originates from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, though he now divides his time between London and Paris, and can best be described as a dryly witty, spindly-legged, tweed-jacketed dabbler in everything related to his passion for the arts. His most well-known and memorable foray has been into the world of music with Music/{{Pulp}} and his solo career, where his catchy tunes and witty, observational style of lyric writing have garnered praise from critics and fans.


!!Solo Discography:
* ''Jarvis'' (2006)
* ''"Further Complications"'' (2009)
* ''Music from '[[Creator/NeilGaiman Likely Stories]]''' (EP, 2016)
* ''Room 29'' with Chilly Gonzales (2017)



%%* AllLoveIsUnrequited: "Slush", "Leftovers".



-->''Well, I try my best to keep my feelings hid.''
-->''And I'm getting good 'cos I've been practising ever since I was a kid.''
-->''I'll hold your hand - but at arms length, you'll see.''
-->''I've got it covered.''
-->''Apparently, I am in love with you''

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-->''Well, I try my best to keep my feelings hid.''
-->''And
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''And
I'm getting good 'cos I've been practising ever since I was a kid.''
-->''I'll
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''I'll
hold your hand - but at arms length, you'll see.''
-->''I've
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''I've
got it covered.''
-->''Apparently,
''\\
''Apparently,
I am in love with you''



* ClassicalMusic: ''Room 29'' is a Classical crossover album, based musically around piano and Jarvis' vocals with occasional orchestration.
* ConceptAlbum: ''Room 29'', billed as "A song-cycle about a piano in a hotel room," centers around events from the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood, written from the point of view of the baby grand piano in Room 29.



* {{Instrumentals}}: The two excerpts of "Loss Adjuster" in ''Jarvis'' are brief piano pieces.

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* {{Instrumentals}}: {{Instrumentals}}:
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The two excerpts of "Loss Adjuster" in ''Jarvis'' are brief piano pieces.pieces.
** "Marmont Overture", "Interlude 1 - 'Hotel Stationary'", "Interlude 2 – '5 Hours a Day'", and "The Tearjerker Returns" from ''Room 29''.



* {{Leitmotif}}: ''Room 29'' has recurring title and "Tearjerker" leitmotifs.



* {{Minimalism}}: ''Room 29'' is primarily Jarvis on vocals and Chilly Gonzales on piano. Occasionally they are joined by additional classical orchestration, but the compositions remain sparse.



* NiceToTheWaiter: "Belle Boy" is about the crap hotel belle boys put up with from patrons.
-->''Life could be a bed of roses''\\
''If it wasn’t filled with so many pricks,''\\
''Who wanna take it out on the bell boy''



* OneWomanSong: "Angela".

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* OneWomanSong: "Angela".OneWomanSong:
** "Angela" from ''Further Complications''.
** "Clara" from ''Room 29'', written about Creator/MarkTwain's daughter Clara and her family's troubles.



* PopStarComposer: Recorded four pieces for Neil Gaiman's ''Likely Stories'' miniseries, released together as an EP.



* SpokenWordInMusic: The intro to "Big Julie" features a clip of Carson [=McCullers=] reading from her book ''The Member of the Wedding''.

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* SpokenWordInMusic: SpokenWordInMusic:
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The intro to "Big Julie" features a clip of Carson [=McCullers=] reading from her book ''The Member of the Wedding''.Wedding''.
** Several tracks from ''Room 29'' include clips from film historian David Thomson, taken from a conversation he had with Jarvis in 2014.


* AllLoveIsUnrequited: "Slush", "Leftovers".

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* %%* AllLoveIsUnrequited: "Slush", "Leftovers".


** "Fat Children"
** Implied with "Quantum Theory".

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** The narrator of "Fat Children"
Children" is murdered by young muggers.
** Implied with "Quantum Theory". Theory".
-->''Last night I slipped through time''\\
''To a parallel dimension''\\
''You were alive and happy''



* {{Instrumentals}}: The two excerpts of "Loss Adjuster" in ''Jarvis''.

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* {{Instrumentals}}: The two excerpts of "Loss Adjuster" in ''Jarvis''.''Jarvis'' are brief piano pieces.



* NonAppearingTitle: "Quantum Theory"

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* NonAppearingTitle: "Quantum Theory"Theory".



* OverlyLongGag: Jarvis's website features videos of him standing around, sitting around, running around, and tuning/playing a guitar, all of which go on for minutes on end. And they're not loops.
* PrecisionFStrike: "Fuckingsong" does not say the title until the last second of the song, where it is used as both the [[IntercourseWithYou euphemism]] and expletive.

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* OverlyLongGag: Jarvis's website features around the time of ''Further Complications''' release featured videos of him standing around, sitting around, running around, and tuning/playing a guitar, all of which go went on for minutes on end. And they're not they weren't loops.
* PrecisionFStrike: "Fuckingsong" does not say the title until the last second of the song, where it is used as both the [[IntercourseWithYou euphemism]] and the expletive.



* SelfTitledAlbum: ''Jarvis''

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* SelfTitledAlbum: ''Jarvis''''Jarvis''.



* SpokenWordInMusic: The intro to "Big Julie" features a clip of Carson [=McCullers=] reading from her book ''The Member of the Wedding''

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* SpokenWordInMusic: The intro to "Big Julie" features a clip of Carson [=McCullers=] reading from her book ''The Member of the Wedding''Wedding''.



** "Fuckingsong"

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** "Fuckingsong""Fuckingsong":



* TitleTrack: "Further Complications"

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* TitleTrack: "Further Complications"Complications".

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* SesameStreetCred: He played the lead singer of The Weird Sisters in ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.

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