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Jarvis Cocker Delays Album Release Due To Coronavirus
Christian Eede , March 24th, 2020 20:55

The release has been pushed back four months

Jarvis Cocker has delayed the release of his first album with his new JARV IS... project.

Beyond the Pale was originally due to be released on May 1, but will now be available from September 4 as a result of the ongoing coronavirus, AKA COVID-19, pandemic.

"Like everyone else we are trying to make sense of this new reality," a press release announcing the decision said. "It's a drag to have to make these changes but we're sure you understand why they're necessary."

The band - which includes Serafina Steer (harp, keyboards, vocals), Emma Smith (violin, guitar, vocals), Andrew McKinney (bass, vocals), Jason Buckle (synthesiser and electronic treatments) and Adam Betts (drums, percussion, vocals) alongside Jarvis - have also pushed back a tour which was scheduled to run through May following the album's release. They will now play the series of UK shows in November. You can find the rescheduled dates below.

In the meantime, the band have hinted at the possibility of putting on "virtual performances," though details on how these might materialise are yet to be shared. Find full details of JARV IS...'s debut album here.

JARV IS... UK Tour Dates


22nd - O2 Institute, Birmingham
23rd - Albert Hall, Manchester
25th - Barrowlands, Glasgow
27th - Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool
28th - Marble Factory, Bristol
30th - Roundhouse, London