Jarvis cock o’t’north?

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TWO of the coolest dudes to have strutted a stage in the past decade or more will provide a fascinating contrast in styles on the final night of this year’s Leeds Festival.

First in front of the Sunday evening jury will be studied cool New York-fashion, when Julian Casablancas and The Strokes continue their comeback.

They’ll be followed on to the Bramham Park main stage by a skinny bloke from Sheffield who, despite not possessing a single consciously cool muscle in his wiry frame, may well take the prize without even trying.

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back Jarvis Cocker, pictured, and his old mates Pulp, for the only scheduled northern date since their reformation, which should be worth the ticket price alone.

While The Strokes and Pulp will fight it out in the coolness stakes, it will be no contest for the most spectacular act, with Friday headliners Muse having promised to create a one-off stage show for the occasion.

Saturday night will see My Chemical Romance topping the main stage bill for the first time, while bands of the quality of Elbow, Madness, The Offspring, The Streets and Beady Eye are already confirmed.

Go to www.festivalrepu blic.com or www.seetick ets.com for ticket details.