Jarvis Cocker hosted the BBC's fourth-annual "Wireless
Nights Prom" on Thursday night (9/10) at London's Royal
Albert Hall, which was part of the two month Proms classical
music series which have been going for 120 years.
is host of BBC 4's popular "Wireless Nights" series and
brought his idiosyncratic style to this very special event,
pitched as "an underwater dream...on a voyage through
by the BBC Philharmonic and the Manchester Chamber Choir,
Jarvis guided the audience -- and radio listeners -- on
that aquatic dream, telling stories set to compositions
by Bach, Wagner, and Debussy. He also sang a few appropriate
covers: Echo & The Bunnymen's "Ocean Rain," Tim Buckley's
"Song To The Siren," and The Beatles' "Good Night.
Cocker is the founder, frontman, lyricist, and sole consistent
member of the Britpop band Pulp,