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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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.


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


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


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