Different Class is the fifth studio album by English Britpop band Pulp. It was released on Island Records in the UK on 30 October 1995, and in the US on 27 February 1996. The album was a critical and commercial success, entering the UK Albums Chart at number one and winning the 1996 Mercury Music Prize. It has been certified four times platinum and had sold 1,300,000 copies in the United Kingdom as of September 2017. In 2013, NME ranked the album at number 6 in its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.