Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker’s BBC 6 Music present will end on the finish of December, the Pulp frontman has introduced.

His weekly Sunday Service programme was launched in January 2010.

Cocker, who has periodically taken breaks from his radio present to pursue different tasks, has been absent from it since July.

He’ll return to current 5 final programmes, ending on 31 December. From 7 January, the slot can be stuffed by Amy Lame for a brand new present.

Cockersaid: “It isn’t goodbye, it is simply farewell.

“We wished to say farewell correctly and so we will do a run of 5 extra-special exhibits all through December, beginning this Sunday.

“Let’s preserve heat collectively.”

The top of 6 Music, Paul Rodgers, mentioned Mr Cocker had been an integral a part of the station’s improvement and referred to as the present “an actual mould-breaker”.

“Jarvis will at all times be an vital a part of the 6 Music household and we’re wanting ahead to him returning to work on new tasks with us,” he added.

Lame mentioned she would miss Cocker however her new present was a “dream come true”.

“I am unable to wait to get cracking, join with listeners, and preserve the choice spirit of music and tradition alive and properly.”