Jarvis Cocker is a musician & broadcaster from the north of England. He formed the band Pulp in 1978 whilst at secondary school. They went on to become one of the most successful UK groups of the 1990s. Between 2009 & 2017 he presented the BBC 6 Music programme Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service as well as the ongoing, award-winning BBC Radio 4 documentary series Wireless Nights. He has honorary doctorates from both Sheffield Hallam University & Central Saint Martin's School of Art (which he attended 1988-91). His lyric collection Mother, Brother, Lover was published by Faber in 2011. Good Pop, Bad Pop is his first work of long-form prose. He divides his time between Paris, London & the Peak District. His star-sign is Virgo.