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Jarvis Cocker

Despite not being sold-out — maybe a little surprising? — and joking he was “knackered” and grabbng for water after opening with “Angela,” Jarvis put all of himself into last night’s show at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. There were jumps and dance moves. He even did the worm. (Really.) Opening the night were Little Joy, the band best known as a Strokes side-project, playing without the Stroke in the project. Apparently Fab is off making a record with Nickel Eye and that Phrazes For The Young guy and etc.? Photographer Andrew Youssef kindly files these photos. And on the Jarvis front, here’s a cool remix of “You’re In My Eyes (Discosong)” by Pilooski.

Comments (11)
  1. wingedgopher  |   Posted on Jul 28th, 2009 0

    Ol’ Jarvis sure is aging gracefully. I want to be him when I’m middle-aged.

  2. gustavo  |   Posted on Jul 28th, 2009 0

    come on! little joy is awesome!

  3. Grim Pinata  |   Posted on Jul 28th, 2009 0

    Jarvis was great, despite the lack of “…running the world”

    What was not great was Noel Fielding from the Mighty Boosh (wearing a mondo poncho) talking all the way through Big Julie. Well, that and the guy who thought he was at an Agnostic Front show and kept trying to start fights.

  4. ants in my pants  |   Posted on Jul 28th, 2009 0

    not saying that jarvis couldn’t have imagined the eyeballs in hand on his own, but I’m also not putting it past him that he didn’t steal that from early press photos of sonic youth/thurston moore… or that thurston moore stole it from somebody else… so I guess I’m not saying anything at all.

  5. kat  |   Posted on Jul 28th, 2009 0

    seems kind of Guillermo Del Toro’s “Pan’s Labyrinth” monster-esque to me..

  6. Jarvis can really rock a suit.

  7. sass  |   Posted on Jul 28th, 2009 0

    guys, the mustachioed man who plays with little joy is nick valensi, so fabs’ absence can’t be explained by the strokes recording

  8. You  |   Posted on Jul 28th, 2009 0

    The Mustachioed Man Is not Nick Valensi. He is the bass player in a band called the Dead Trees.

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