|I took an air rifle Shot a magpie to the ground And it died without a sound Your skin's so pale Against the fallen autumn leaves No-one saw us but...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Weeds, an excellent tune which compares the English working class to this type of plants, is only one of the various epic, melodramatic tunes in the key of Scott Walker (who produced the record) present here that use elements of nature to symbolise aspects of modern society and the human condition itself.
MichaelJun 9, 2005One of the best albums of the 21st Century so far...and we are 5 years into it now...dare I say as good as "Different Class"?yes. And One of the best albums of the 21st Century so far...and we are 5 years into it now...dare I say as good as "Different Class"?yes. And horribly overlooked.… Expand
CateR.Nov 14, 2001they roXoR and i want to have all their babies.
AnnMarieNov 30, 2001I crossed Pulp off my list around 1999, figuring they had fallen into the depths of post Brit Pop depression. I kept hearing news of this I crossed Pulp off my list around 1999, figuring they had fallen into the depths of post Brit Pop depression. I kept hearing news of this album, but it kept being pushed back and redone and I thought it was never coming out. I didn't expect much of it either. But upon one listen I've realized that Pulp has just done what VERY few other bands can do. Pick themselves up, reinvent their style, and make awesome music once again. It's a different sound, a different direction, but its still Jarvis and it sounds equally as great as His n' Hers and Different Class. … Expand
giuliaFeb 13, 2005i love pulp, but their earlier work was better. its a shame that they stopped to play together.
mistereelsNov 14, 2001Not as immediately enjoyable as their early stuff. But just like one of Jarvis' stupid trees it sure is a grower.
Sep 25, 2011I am so disappointed that this was their last record. Sometimes I wish they had stopped after This Is Hardcore which is truely my favourite.I am so disappointed that this was their last record. Sometimes I wish they had stopped after This Is Hardcore which is truely my favourite. This album just sounds horribly... vague.… Expand
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