Pulp hero Jarvis Cocker releases second solo collection Further Complications next month. It was produced by poker pro Steve Albini. How’d that happen? From Paste: “The two met while the former Pulp frontman was in Chicago for last year’s Pitchfork Music Festival; Jarvis paid a visit to Albini’s Electrical Audio studio to put some new songs through their paces. The experience (and the price: ‘very cheap’) was perfect, and thus a partnership was born.” P4K bromance! They slap-a-da bass, mon! Garagey first single “Angela” debuted on BBC2 in June of last year, and Jarv’s been playing it on tour. This is our first time hearing it with Albini’s studio magic.
Jarvis Cocker – “Angela” (MP3)
Coincidentally, I just got off a call with our ad sales head Angela not ten minutes before receiving this track, so it’s hard not to make that connect. Unfortunately, quoting these lyrics would get me fired for sexual harassment. (Just kidding, there are no moralz in blogging.) How come there are (almost) no songs named “Scott”? If you write one I will post it. (I will not post it.)
Further Complications is out on Rough Trade 5/18. It will look like this: