Reunited Pulp Perform First Gig in 15 Years

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Cocker performs in 2009 (Photo: Jordi Vidal/Redferns)
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Kevin O'Donnell

As they lead up to a headlining slot at the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona this weekend, Pulp warmed up at an intimate club in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday - their first show with the original lineup since 1996. Jarvis Cocker and Co. delivered a thrilling 20-song set of classics and fan favorites, including "Do You Remember the First Time?," "Disco 2000," and "Common People." Watch footage from the gig here (via Stereogum).

Pulp look to be in top form: Cocker seems to be having a total blast during "Disco 2000," prowling and shimmying across the stage - dude can still rock some mean leg-kicks at 47. And while the video for "Common People" is shakier than the other two, the rendition is the best of the set: Cocker, drenched in dizzying strobe lights, leads the crowd through a massive sing-along.

Pulp haven't announced any plans to tour the U.S., but the British rockers have a few European festival dates lined up, including an appearance at Isle of Wight Festival June 10-12 and London's Wireless Festival July 1-3.

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