Further Complications Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker recently promoted this second solo CD by providing the musical accompaniment for some yoga classes in Paris. But there's not much… Further Complications Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker recently promoted this second solo CD by providing the musical accompaniment for some yoga classes in Paris. But there's not much… 2009-05-19 Jarvis Cocker Rock
Music Review

Further Complications (2009)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: May 19, 2009; Lead Performance: Jarvis Cocker; Genre: Rock

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker recently promoted this second solo CD by providing the musical accompaniment for some yoga classes in Paris. But there's not much about Further Complications that would encourage you to do the downward dog. Indeed, the raucousness of ''Homewrecker!'' or the title track will come as a definite surprise to longtime Cocker watchers, though not necessarily a bad one. And the man's droll wordplay is still the dominating factor on such tracks as ''I Never Said I Was Deep'' and the misleadingly named ''F---ingsong.'' B+

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Originally posted May 13, 2009 Published in issue #1048 May 22, 2009 Order article reprints