Jarvis Cocker‘s band JARV… IS have announced a vinyl edition of their This Is Going Hurt original soundtrack.
The group wrote and performed both the score and a collection of original songs for the medical comedy-drama, which aired earlier this year on BBC One. JARV… IS later released the soundtrack on digital streaming services.
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Today (September 29), JARV… IS have confirmed that the ‘This Is Going To Hurt’ album will arrive on vinyl on October 21. £1 from each copy sold will go to a charity benefiting NHS workers.
“It’s our love song to the NHS,” the Pulp and JARV… IS frontman said in a statement. See the announcement post beneath.
JARV… IS’ soundtrack was recorded by Drew Dungate-Smith at Narcissus Studios in London. The majority of the performances are live takes, and were often recorded while the band watched key sequences from the TV show.
Per a press release, Cocker had access to the scripts from an early stage in the production process.
Comprising seven episodes, This Is Going To Hurt is based on Adam Kay’s award-winning memoir of the same name. The series follows Kay (Ben Whishaw) as he works as a junior doctor in an NHS hospital.
You can see the full tracklist for JARV… IS’ ‘This Is Going To Hurt’ below, and pre-order the vinyl edition here.
12: ‘Shruti (The Golden Thread)’
Over the summer, Jarvis Cocker confirmed that Pulp will reunite for a series of live concerts next year. The Sheffield band haven’t played a show together since 2012.
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