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Pulp drummer Nick Banks responds after seeing original ad that led him to join band

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Pulp drummer Nick Banks has responded after a music photographer on social media shared a copy of the original advertisement Pulp shared in a local Sheffield newspaper for a drummer.The advertisement, which appeared in the Sheffield Star in the 1980s was shared by a Kevin Wells today (October 8) who asked Banks directly if it was this advertisement that he replied to and subsequently led him to join the hit Britpop band.The ad, which featured in the paper’s ‘wanted’ section read: “Pulp are looking for a drummer.

If you find one, please send him to 31, Flockton Court, Rockingham Street off West Street, Sheffield. Should no one be at home, post a contact address through the letterbox.

Thanks.”Responding to the post, Banks confirmed it was the original advertisement. Writing on  Twitter, he said: “Wow that’s amazing Kev”.He went on: “If it wasn’t for the scorching [chillis] I’ve just had I’d say it almost brought a tear to my eye.

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