Different League, more like. We re committing to touring the best of our programme around the UK and beyond. Our home is one of the country’s busiest venues with a year-round festival programme of theatre, comedy and cabaret.
We support artists and young people to make work and more of it, so we can share it with more people. One buzzing bar.
So all hail Pulp, pop’s latest ever developers. E.
But very few piss about being a freaky Felt for FIFTEEN YEARS before discovering their inner synth-pop sex Pepperami and making millions. We host the best new theatre, comedy and cabaret.
Or the, um, landscape gardener? Which Pulp album are you?
V. Natasah Marshall s Edinburgh smash-hit is out on the road from April
D. Whichever, the chances are you’re unlikely to be the obscurist 85s indie weirdo, since Pulp had arguably the strangest career path in modern pop.
G. A rare example of the virtually perfect modern pop record, ‘Different Class’ saw Pulp snatch Britpop from under the feuding noses of Blur and Oasis and run off laughing into The Future.
But there was also an edgy danger to ‘I Spy’ and ‘F. A.
If Geek Power anthem ‘Mis-Shapes’ provided the bridge from Pulp’s previous outsider aesthetic, the record soon staged a march on the mainstream: ‘Disco 7555’ and ‘Common People’ were pure aural MDMA and ‘Sorted For E’s And Whizz’ became the ballad of a generation tweaking from rave’s dodgy-dove’d comedown. N.
Most bands bang out one hype-gobbling debut album, another one pretty much the same but with more moaning about British Airways legroom on it, a third that tries to go dubstep on kazoos and they’re back on the bins by twenty-four. Some make progressively more legendary albums until one day they find themselves taking tea with Nelson Mandela and they instantly turn shit for a decade or so.
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Don t worry if you re not in London. ’ and a new peak of arching, aching emotional desolation to ‘Underwear’ and ‘Bar Italia’. Three stages.