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A Feeling Called Love: Jarvis Cocker's Favourite Albums
Luke Turner , October 30th, 2019 12:05

As he releases a compilation of music from his 6 Music Sunday Service programme, Jarvis Cocker guides Luke Turner through 13 favourite albums and tells stories of Sheffield clubbing in the 80s, getting bollocked by the BBC for mentioning Thatcher, and why you should never look for messages in musical presents from an ex


Pastels / Tenniscoats - Two Sunsets
I was up in Glasgow, Stephen Pastel gave me that record and it's since become one of my favourites because it's really nice to listen to lying down and relaxing. Sometimes that's what you want from a record, you just want to let it wash over you, and I find that one does it in a very pleasant way. Pulp and The Pastels were in similar dire financial straits because we were both signed to this terrible label called Fire Records. We both got screwed through that, but that wasn't what we bonded over. Stephen has an amazing record shop up in Glasgow called Monorail that's been going for a while. I remember him starting that back when everyone was saying 'well why would you open a record shop when that's a dead format', I think he was quite far-sighted there.