News: Jarvis Cocker returns with Likely Stories EP (20 May 2016)

Jarvis Cocker has released a 7" EP of music written for new TV series Likely Stories.

The Pulp frontman wrote the music for the Neil Gaiman show, which began on Sky Arts (May 26).

Jarvis worked on the score for the series with Scott Walker percussionist Alasdair Malloy, Serafina Steer, Bas Jan, Martin Slattery (The Hours, Black Grape) and drummer Tom Skinner (Melt Yourself Down). Portishead's Adrian Utley plays synth on the 'Main Theme'.

One track features a female choir while the lyrics to another list edible fungi found in the UK. The limited 7” was released in record shops from 20th May 2016.

He describes the music on the EP as: "Four grubby tales set in all night cafes, low rent drinking dens and doctor’s surgeries. I didn't have to leave my comfort zone for this assignment."

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