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PJ Harvey announces ‘Let England Shake’ reissue, shares title track demo

PJ Harvey's vinyl reissue series continues with 2011's Let England Shake, due out January 28 via Island/UMC. It has been remastered for vinyl, with cutting by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the eyes and ear of original co-producer John Parish. Like with the previous reissues, the album's demos are...

PJ Harvey announces “beautiful and profound” narrative poem, ‘Orlam’

PJ Harvey has announced a new narrative poem titled Orlam. The singer-songwriter wrote on her official website that the book is “the product of six years’ intense writing”, confirming a publication date of April 28, 2022. You can pre-order it from here. Orlam is described as “a beautiful and profound...

PJ Harvey to Publish Book-Length Poem Orlam

PJ Harvey will publish a new narrative poem, Orlam, via Picador Poetry in April 2022 in the United Kingdom. Six years in the making, the full-length work is composed in the Dorset dialect and set in a magical realist version of Harvey’s native West Country, the press release notes. (A page-by-page English translation is included in the book.) Check out the cover below.

PJ Harvey releasing book-length narrative poem, ‘Orlam’

PJ Harvey is releasing a new book-length narrative poem, Orlam, due out in April of 2022 via Picador Poetry. It was written over the course of six years, in the traditional Dorset dialect, and the book also features an English translation. Here's the synopsis:. Nine-year-old Ira-Abel Rawles lives on Hook...
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Blue Raincoat and Reservoir sign producer and PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish

Producer, composer and artist John Parish has signed a global deal with Blue Raincoat Music Publishing and Reservoir encompassing all his work across a 25-year career. Since the mid-’90s Parish has worked with a range of artists, while also writing for film, stage and TV. He collaborated on five PJ Harvey albums, co-producing and featuring on the Mercury Award-winning Let England Shake and Mercury-nominated To Bring You My Love, and also co-writing and performing on Dance Hall At Louse Point and A Woman A Man Walked By.

PJ Harvey, Jarvis Cocker Added to Glastonbury ‘Live At Worthy Farm’ Livestream

PJ Harvey and Jarvis Cocker are among the newly-announced acts for Glastonbury Festival’s ‘Live At Worthy Farm’ has unveiled more acts, set times and special guests for its livestream event later this month. ‘Live At Worthy Farm’ will take place between May 22-23 and is described as a “five-hour journey...

PJ Harvey announces ‘White Chalk’ & ‘Peel Sessions’ reissues (hear “When Under Ether” demo)

PJ Harvey's ongoing reissue campaign continues with the announcement of a new edition of her seventh LP, 2007's White Chalk. The reissue was cut by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering with the help of John Parish, and comes out June 25. Like previous reissues in the campaign, a collection of unreleased demos written for the album, em>White Chalk - Demos, is also being released. It includes a previously unreleased version of "When Under Ether," which you can listen to below.

PJ Harvey Announces Vinyl Reissue of The Peel Sessions 1991-2004

PJ Harvey has announced a new vinyl reissue of The Peel Sessions 1991-2004. The live recording compilation collects the singer-songwriter’s various performances on BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel’s radio show from the early ’90s through the beginning of the aughts. It was originally released in 2006, two years after Peel’s death, and has been remastered under the guidance of longtime Harvey collaborator John Parish. The vinyl reissue arrives May 28 via UMe/Island.

The Genius Of… Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea by PJ Harvey

Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea is often characterised as Harvey’s “pop” album. True, it’s certainly bolder and brighter than the preceding and somewhat muted Is This Desire? (1998) or than the gothic chanteuse vibes of To Bring You My Love (1995), which brought comparisons to Nick Cave with whom she would soon collaborate on Murder Ballads.
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PJ Harvey To Publish Book-Length Poem, 'Orlam'

Six years in the making, Harvey composed it in the Dorset dialect. PJ Harvey is publishing a new book-length narrative poem, called Orlam. Available from April, the poem has been six years in the making and is composed in the Dorset dialect. It's set in a magical realist version of Harvey's native West Country, and a page-by-page English translation will be included in the book. A special edition of the book illustrated by Harvey is set to follow the original April release.

PJ Harvey Shares 'The Words That Maketh Murder' Demo

PJ Harvey has shared the initial demo for her song 'The Words That Maketh Murder'. The songwriter's new album 'Let England Shake' will be re-issued on vinyl this month, out on January 28th. Part of an ongoing catalogue project, the 'Let England Shake' re-issue follows last month's revisitation of 'A...