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His 'N' Hers

25 Aug 2003 | Format: MP3

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  • Label: Universal-Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright: (C) 1994 Island Records Ltd.
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  • Total Length: 50:40
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  • ASIN: B001KNJM6E
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 12,188 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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30 of 31 people found the following review helpful By russell clarke TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 17 Aug 2006
Format: Audio CD
In much the same way that a parent, although they love their children unconditionally, has a golden period of their kids childhood (usually the post toddler phase when they are forming their own distinct personality but still retain that cherubic cuteness) so it is the same with music. Pulp, as everyone should be aware, were around for a very long time before they broke through and I saw them live several times just as they were on the cusp and you could sense they had something special about them. Though I am intensely fond of the "Separations" material ("My Legendary Girlfriend" is the first Pulp song I ever heard and is still one of my favourites) there is no doubt for me that "His N Hers" released in 1994 is their finest moment. It catches them while they still had a certain eccentric gaucheness about them but had written songs that clearly showed an acute pop sensibility with an burgeoning perverse yet mature awareness of social minutiae. Pulp more than any other band around at the time and indeed since sang with eloquence and no little humour about the lives they , or rather Jarvis, had lived.

Of course in raconteur, clown, comedian, social commentator and singer Jarvis Cocker they had a front man who you just knew would be a star the first time you laid eyes on him. Exuding discounted faux glamour their synthetic mini operas were witty, clever, sometimes audacious and nearly always as catchy as a summer cold. Their sound was given an organic base by Russell Seniors pullulating violin and scabrous guitars. Candida Doyles lurid keyboard, piano; synthesizer lines give the music the grimy yet alluring quality that made it so intoxicating. Most importantly Pulp had the songs.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Maclennane VINE VOICE on 2 May 2008
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Somehow more raw, more angry, more honest than Different Class; I found it harder to get into at first, but after a few listens, there simply isn't a weak song on there, and there are angst-ridden haunting tracks aplenty. It has something of an eighties feel, but Pulp were never quite at home with the shoutiness of Liam or the inanity of Country House, just as they didn't know what to do when they got properly famous.

If you've got into Pulp through Disco 2000 or Es and Whizz, this wil be a revelation.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Chris on 15 Mar 2003
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An album full of dizzying emotional intensity as Jarvis gasps and groans his heart out to a succession of screwed up characters. The result is an immensely enjoyable listen - and they make it sound easy.
The album opens up a storm with Joyriders, a portrayal of a certain type of youth which instantly leaps out as authentic to anyone who wasn't born with a silver spoon in his/her mouth. Lipgloss is engaging but the touching Have You Seen Her Lately? and She's A Lady prove more ultimately satisfying on repeated listenings. Lust asserts itself as the major theme, yet it is usually coupled with hang-wringing emotionalism (the simultaneous innocence and perversity of Babies and the hunger and urgency of Do You Remember the First Time? and Pink Glove being highlights) - apart from the thwarted longings of Joyriders' thugs!
If I could change anything, it would be the running order. I'd prefer to finish with a flashier number rather than the low-key Someone Like the Moon and David's Last Summer, but that's what the programming function on the CD player's for.
In spite of some of their headline-hitting scenes, Pulp are musically unpretentious. Almost all of the songs have some element of a poppy hook to keep you screaming along with the ever wonderful lyrics. The balance struck between the cheery and the bleak contributes to making His 'n' Hers an unfailingly convincing collection.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By michael william cain on 1 April 2002
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Superior to 'A different class', in many ways. Lyrically and musically it seems more genuine and sophisticated. 'Lipgloss' is one of the finest songs of the 90's, along with 'do you remember the first time'. Brilliant fusions of 'upbeat', seemingly disco beats with aching, melancholic lyrics. Great album
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Pablo on 28 Mar 2009
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My first review for Amazon! Just had to say how much I love this album. It brings backs so many lovely memories of the mid 1990s, and is wonderful in all respects. Clever, intelligent, melodic, it just hits all the right notes even now in 2009. The opening chords to "Babies" still makes my spine tingle 15 years later every time I hear it, and remains one of my all time favourites. Just sit back with a beer, low lights and enjoy - Jarvis just exudes smoothness and intelligence, and it's a pleasure to listen to. Just enjoy.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By BabyLamb on 20 Feb 2009
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I'll get to the point here. His 'n' Hers is an utterly fantastic album in every possible way. The songs are tuneful, meaningful and heartfelt and are beautifully played and sung all the way through although it does sound ever-so-slightly dated today. The production is a bit flat compared with Different Class and This Is Hardcore but this disc has more longevity than the former yet more accessibility than the latter.
Anyway, the songs themselves; unfortunately the album opens with arguably the weakest track (weak being a relative term) in 'Joyriders' which is short and rocky enough for one not to mind but the tracks that follow are all in a different class (it's been a long day). 'Lipgloss' is a Pulp classic, as are 'Babies' and 'Do You Remember The First Time?' and all rightly so; catchy but perverted, prime Pulp material. On a personal note though the tracks 'Pink Glove' and 'Have You Seen Her Lately?' are for me some of the best numbers the band has ever recorded, from the irresistible hooks right down to the tuneful wail of Mr. Cocker. The tenth track, 'Someone Like The Moon', is much-maligned by Pulp fans and I cannot see why; it is slower than the preceding tracks but is almost tragic and mournful, a different direction from the band here. The final track is probably longer than is necessary and a bit uninspired when contrasted with what has gone before but it is a grower.
My only complaint is that 'Razzmatazz' is not on the CD (at least the British version of it) which is a shame since it would make an outstanding album unbearably and overwhelmingly amazing.
Five stars awarded, easily.
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