While the older Pulp albums are okay in their own little way, "His 'n' Hers" is where Pulp's music really solidified. While the earlier albums are dark and grey (indicative of the "Dark Period" the band was going through), this one is much more solid and upbeat. Jarvis Cocker's vocals on "Acrylic Afternoons" and "Happy Endings" have a way of getting under your skin, good stories coming from a good storyteller. The best moments on the album come curtosey of "Babies", "Do You Remember The First Time?" and "She's A Lady", which are both energetic and inspiring.
All the Pulp albums come with the liner note "NB. Please do not read the lyrics whilst listening to the recording", a plea you'll inevitably break when you go rushing for the lyric book half way through the first song. Fans who were exposed to Pulp through "Different Class" might need a little time to let this album fully sink in (it takes about 4 or 5 listenings). But there is no excuse for owning "Different Class" and not this.