‘Common People’ named as Pulp’s best track by NME.COM users

1995 single narrowly beats out ''Do You Remember The First Time' and 'Disco 2000' to take top spot

NME.COM users have named ‘Common People’ as their choice for the best Pulp song.

The track, which was released as a single in 1995 and appeared on the band’s seminal fifth album ‘Different Class’, came out on top in a poll which saw over 100,000 votes cast.

‘Common People’ narrowly edged out the band’s early single ‘Do You Remember The First Time?’ and ‘Disco 2000’, which were in second and third place respectively.

‘Babies’ was fourth, with ‘Sorted For E’s And Wizz’ and ‘This Is Hardcore’ in fifth and sixth place. ‘Mis-Shapes’, ‘Bar-Italia’, ‘Underwear’ and ‘Razzmatazz’ made up the rest of the Top 10.

Pulp will receive the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music Award at this year’s NME Awards. The Sheffield band will pick up the gong at the O2 Academy Brixton ceremony on February 29, and will also play live on the night.

To see a full list of this year’s categories and nominees, and to have your say on who should win, head to NME Awards now.

The 10 best Pulp songs as voted for by NME.COM users are as follows:

1. ‘Common People’
2. ‘Do You Remember The First Time?’
3. ‘Disco 2000’
4. ‘Babies’
5. ‘Sorted For E’s And Wizz’
6. ‘This Is Hardcore’
7. ‘Mis-Shapes’
8. ‘Bar-Italia’
9. ‘Underwear’
10. ‘Razzmatazz’

Pulp – Their 10 Best Songs.