Different Class

Pulp - Different Class
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
1995 Ratings: #16 / 460
User Score
Based on 451 ratings
1995 Ratings: #8
Liked by 34 people
October 30, 1995 / Release Date
LP / Format
Chris Thomas / Producer
Britpop / Genres
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zachthesnack
91

This honestly feels like a long lost Bowie record to me.

I absolutely love it :)

Tielur
97

If an album can reach this magnitude of odd subject matter that is just as relatable anytime soon, I'd be stunned. This is peak oddball pop excellence.

Whynot
100

EDIT: Sorry, this album is a 100.

Having the best song of the whole britpop movement is reason enough to give more than 90 points to this record. If you add to that, massive tracks like Mis-Shapes, Underwear, Monday Morning, Common People and F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E, then you have an absolute classic from a fantastic era.

87

Album #6 (Jan. 9th)

Really, really solid album. My biggest complaint is that some songs here are much less memorable than others, but I think it would be nearly impossible to make an album full of "Common People"'s and "Disco 2000"'s (which I think are possibly two of the greatest songs I've ever heard). The album also has a fantastic opener and equally great closing track, which is something I appreciate a lot. I'm excited to spend a lot more time with this ... read more

Tobzzz
90

People ask who are the kings of britpop, Oasis or Blur? The answer is simple. Pulp.

rossbonaime
79

Growing up in the 90s, I was sort of particular about my Britpop. While I could adore a band like Blur or Oasis with one album, I could also find them sort of boring with the next. I kind of vacillate between these two once more with Pulp’s “Different Class,” an album that really works for me sometimes, and lost my interest at other times.

Without reservations, I can say that “Common People” is not only the best song on “Different Class,” but arguably ... read more

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Added on: April 13, 2012