Different Class

Pulp - Different Class
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Based on 9 reviews
1995 Ratings: #17 / 471
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Based on 610 ratings
1995 Ratings: #14
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This honestly feels like a long lost Bowie record to me.

I absolutely love it :)


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.


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.


The so called "Battle of Britpop" was viewed through the eyes of class. The former construction workers of Oasis vs the college educated southern Blur. Then there was Pulp. Often forgotten due to not having a US hit like Oasis did with Wonderwall or Blur with Song 2 (and the existence of Gorillaz I guess) and so is often forgotten when talking about the british bands of the 90's at least in America. But despite that, Different Class has what I feel like is the defining britpop song of ... read more


Standout: Mis-Shapes
Favorites: Common People, Disco 2000, Live Bed Show, Something Changed, F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E., Underwear, Monday Morning, Bar Italia
Least favorite: I Spy


Please for gods sake, get this man some ass! I mould almost hear him thrusting into the mic.

Also, I may up my rating later, going to need to listen again but this is where I stand for now.

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Added on: April 13, 2012