Jarvis Cocker of Pulp - once characterized as a "cross between Abba and The Fall".

Pulp – Live At Leeds University 2000 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Jarvis Cocker of Pulp - once characterized as a "cross between Abba and The Fall".

Jarvis Cocker of Pulp – once characterized as a “cross between Abba and The Fall“.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Pulp – live at Leeds University – Aug. 27, 2000 – BBC 6 Music

Perennial favorites Pulp to end the weekend. Recorded in concert at Leeds University in 2000, right at the time they were riding the crest of a huge popularity wave, after many years of struggling.

Characterized as an eclectic mix of Art-Rock, Post-Punk, Britpop, Indie and Alternative, Pulp have weathered numerous personnel changes, an extended hiatus and a reunion which has seen their popularity reach new heights, as has been evidenced by a number of Festival appearances since getting back together in 2011.

Always a band with an edge, showcased nicely by the darkly ironic lyrics of Jarvis Cocker, Pulp have managed to maintain a large audience and critical popularity.

This is one to play loud – and you can probably sing along to. It fades in on the first song, but it’s all there. I’m sure Jarvis would approve.

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