His 'n' Hers is the fourth studio album by Pulp and is commonly cited as the band's breakthrough album, reaching number 9 in the UK charts.


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Release and aftermath[edit]Edit

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic [1]
Robert Christgau [2]
Sputnik Music [3] 2006 re-issue
Drowned in Sound (8/10) [4]

In 1998, Q magazine readers voted it the 70th greatest album of all time. A "deluxe edition" of His 'n' Hers was released on 11 September 2006. It contained a second disc of B-sides, demos and rarities. "Lipgloss", "Do You Remember the First Time", "Razzmatazz", and a new mix of "Babies" were released as singles, the latter as part of the "Sisters EP". The album closer, 'David's Last Summer', is notable as being one of Pulp's most narrative songs, delivered entirely in spoken word apart from the chorus despite being an uptempo track.

It lost out to Elegant Slumming by M People in the 1994 Mercury Music Prize by, as presenter Mark Radcliffe put it in an edition of British rock show 'The White Room', "one measly vote".

Track listing[edit]Edit

All the music is written by Pulp, all lyrics are written by Jarvis Cocker.

  1. "Joyriders" – 3:25
  2. "Lipgloss" – 3:34
  3. "Acrylic Afternoons" – 4:09
  4. "Have You Seen Her Lately?" – 4:11
  5. "Babies" – 4:04
    • Does not appear on the vinyl album release
  6. "She's a Lady" – 5:49
  7. "Happy Endings" – 4:57
  8. "Do You Remember the First Time?" – 4:22
  9. "Pink Glove" – 4:48
  10. "Someone Like the Moon" – 4:18
  11. "David's Last Summer" – 7:01

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 11 from CD 2 were previously unavailable

Note: Though album credits state that "You're a Nightmare" was previously unavailable, the same version was actually released as a B-side to "Lipgloss" single


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