Pulp: ‘We’re hoping to avoid murdering our own songs’

Guitarist Mark Webber says band are keeping talk of reunion gigs to a minimum

Pulp have said they are “hoping to avoid murdering their own songs” during their reunion gigs this summer.

The Sheffield band, who reunited late last year, are booked to headline Wireless Festival in London and play slots at T In The Park, Reading And Leeds Festivals and a number of European festivals throughout the summer.

Guitarist Mark Webber, speaking in The Times today (May 14), said the band were wary about ruining people’s memories of their songs. He said: “Worse than someone doing a bad cover version is someone murdering their own songs years later. We hope to avoid that pitfall.”

Webber also said that the band were not keen to tell fans what they could expect from their summer shows.

He added: “We’re not talking about what we’re doing until we’ve done it in front of people. It’s better to do something rather than talk about it.”