Mis-Shapes
by Pulp

Album: Different Class (1995)
Charted: 2
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Songfacts®:

  • The sleeve notes contain the following cryptic message: We shall fight them in "The Beeches" - and "The Stag" and "The King's Head" if it comes to that. You know the score - ten blokes with 'taches in short-sleeved white shirts telling you that you're the weirdo. Fear not brothers and sisters - we shall prevail. Live on.

    Pulp singles were often known for having strange sleeve notes, possibly referencing back to the lyrics of the song in general.
  • Unusually, the first ever playing of this song live was on a major festival stage - the Glastonbury Festival in 1995.
  • The song was released in a double A-side with "Sorted for E's and Whizz" in 1995, reaching #2 on the UK Charts - the band's second successive #2, after the classic "Common People."

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