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This is the most recent information about Pulp that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Pulp, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Pulp vs the Swingle Sisters

Band Name Origins:

  • From an economics schoolbook which had the commodity "Arabicus Pulp" listed. Jarvis dropped the first bit. Submitted by: DDT

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Inside Boozin'""Inside Susan"Lori Tirol

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Do You Remember The First Time?," Pulp"I Should Have Known Better," The Beatles

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Sported for E's and Wizz" originally "Sorted for E's and Wizz"
Scarlett Lopez
"Snorted for E's and Wizz" originally "Sorted for E's and Wizz"
Scarlett Lopez

Change a Letter:

"Mild End" originally "Mile End"
Josh

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Common People""Common Seattle"Fack Sabbath
"Common People""Porridge People"Jakko Wakko
"Common People""Chipmunk People"Colin Slater
"Common People""Common Sense"Joe Johnson

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Common PeopleThe Royal FamilyBucky Bunny

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Dude Looks Like A Lady
   Aerosmith
She's A Lady
   Pulp
Dude Looks Like She's A Lady
Raphael
Common People
   Pulp
Earth People
   Dr. Octagon
Common Earth People
o
Common People
   Pulp
Everyday People
   Sly and the Family Stone
Common Everyday People
Just like you and me!
crazmo

Misheard Lyrics:

"Disco 2000"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not down and lonely 30 years ago
Original Lyrics:
On that damp and lonely Thursday years ago
"Something Changed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, this song, 2 hours before we met
Original Lyrics:
I wrote this song 2 hours before we met
"Disco 2000"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never knew that you'd get married,
I would be living down here on my own
In that dump and only thirty years ago.
Original Lyrics:
I never knew that you'd get married,
I would be living down here on my own
On that damp and lonely Thursday years ago.
"Disco 2000"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't even bring a baby.
Original Lyrics:
You can even bring your baby.
There are additional Pulp misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna live like coloured people
Original Lyrics:
I wanna live like Common People

Story about this misheard lyric by: miss bad example

This was my mate J who misheard this. It came up in conversation in about 2004 when we were talking about the Goodness Gracious Me parody called Hindi People and I said "I've never been able to listen to Common People in the same way again". J said something along the lines of "What song's that then?" which struck me as being odd as Common People had been around for about ten years by this point, and it's not like it's underplayed... So after a few minutes of "you know Common People"/"no I don't" I decided to sing it, and J looked at me with a look of utter horror, then admitted he'd been hearing it as "I wanna live like coloured people". For TEN years. Then he said something like "I wondered how they'd gotten away with playing such a racist sounding song for so long"! Apparently listening to DJs introducing song titles (or indeed the lyrics of songs) is not something he deems important...

There are additional Pulp misheard stories available.

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Disco 2000"
The Dated Lyrics:
Disco me up in the year 2000
Why They're Dated:
1. The year 2000 has come and gone. 2. Disco was already dead (I think) by the 80s.
Submitted by: Left of Centre
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Sorted 'Fore Sand Wizz" originally "Sorted for E's and Wizz"
Submitted by: Ron N. O'Connor

Songs That Are Banned:

"Sorted For E's And Wizz"
Banned by the BBC in 1997 because of it's references to rave drugs (despite the fact that they are mentioned in a negative context). The band also drew flack for an insert in the single, which featured instructions on how to make a paper wallet to store drugs in. The single still managed to hit #2 in the UK .
Submitted by: Ryan

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