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Watch: PJ Harvey Shares “The Orange Monkey” Video Shot in Afghanistan

The Hope Six Demolition Project Out Now via Vagrant

Jun 02, 2016

PJ Harvey released her new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, back in April via Vagrant. Now she has shared a video for "The Orange Monkey." It was shot in Afghanistan and, like the other videos for this album, was directed by photo journalist/filmmaker Seamus Murphy. The video doesn't feature Harvey, but instead includes slices of life in the war torn country. More

PJ Harvey Announces Two U.S. Shows

The Hope Six Demolition Project Out Now via Vagrant

May 09, 2016

PJ Harvey released her new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, last month via Vagrant. Now she has announced two U.S. shows: August 16 at Terminal 5 in New York City and August 18 on the opposite coast at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.  More

Listen: PJ Harvey - “The Orange Monkey”

The Hope Six Demolition Project Due Out April 15 via Vagrant

Apr 07, 2016

PJ Harvey is releasing a new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, on April 15 via Vagrant. Now she has shared another song from it, "The Orange Monkey." It premiered today on Beats 1 Radio and you can listen below. More

Watch: PJ Harvey – “The Community Of Hope” Video

The Hope Six Demolition Project out 4/15 on Vagrant Records

Mar 18, 2016

PJ Harvey has shared the video for new single "The Community of Hope," of her forthcoming album The Hope Six Demolition Project. More

Watch PJ Harvey Visit Kosovo in “The Wheel” Video

The Hope Six Demolition Project Due Out April 15 via Vagrant

Feb 01, 2016

PJ Harvey is releasing a new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, April 15 via Vagrant. Previously the single "The Wheel" was shared and now the song has a video. Filmmaker and photo journalist Seamus Muprhy directed the video, which was filmed in Kosovo and clearly made with a photo journalist's eye, as Murphy captures such details as a little girl in a heart sweatshirt in a sea of riot police, among many other striking images. Watch it below. More

PJ Harvey Announces New Album, Shares Album Trailer

The Hope Six Demolition Project Due Out April 15 via Vagrant

Jan 21, 2016

PJ Harvey has announced her new album. The Hope Six Demolition Project is due out April 15 via Vagrant. Below is a trailer for the record that features the songs "The Community of Hope" and "The Wheel." Seamus Muprhy directed it. "The Wheel" also premiered today on Steve Lamacq's show on BBC Radio 6 Music. Below also is the album's tracklist and Harvey's upcoming festival dates. More

Dec 18, 2015

PJ Harvey has shared a teaser trailer for her new album. The video shows the British singer/songwriter/guitarist performing a song in the studio intercut with images of Harvey in a desolate landscape and among ruins. The teaser promises that the album is due out next spring. More

PJ Harvey to Record New Album in Public, Allowing Visitors To Watch

Exhibition at London's Somerset House Running From Jan. 16 to Feb. 14

Jan 02, 2015

Turning the process of making an album itself into a piece of performance art, PJ Harvey has announced that she will record her ninth album live as part of month-long exhibition at London's Somerset House.  More

Listen: PJ Harvey Curated BBC Radio 4 Current Events Show

Featuring: Julian Assange, Ralph Fiennes And More

Jan 02, 2014

Today’s edition of the BBC Radio 4’s current affairs news program was curated by PJ HarveyMore

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

PJ Harvey Announces “Let England Shake” Short Film Collection

Let England Shake: 12 Short Films by Seamus Murphy Out December 6

Nov 30, 2011

What’s an award-winning album without a series of visuals to go along with it? Today, PJ Harvey announced she and photographer Seamus Murphy have created a series of shot films to accompany Mercury Prize-winning album, Let England ShakeMore

Nov 11, 2011

Earlier this year, PJ Harvey won the Mercury Prize for Let England Shake. Now the fêted musician is turning her attention to another notable Brit—William Shakespeare.  More

Sep 06, 2011

PJ Harvey has won the Mercury Prize for Let England Shake. It's her second win, having already claimed the prize in 2001 for Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea. More

Jul 19, 2011

Today the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize shortlist was announced. We have the full list.  More

Portishead Announce Fall U.S. Tour

Follows Band Curated I’ll Be Your Mirror Festival

Jul 11, 2011

As previously announced, British trip-hop legends Portishead will be curating and headlining ATP's I'll Be Your Mirror festival in Asbury Park, New Jersey, October 1 and 2. More

Apr 18, 2011

On the final day of the 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival, the big guns were all stacked up together. Almost in perfect sequence on various stages, Death From Above 1979, Trentemoller, Duran Duran, Ratatat, The Strokes, PJ Harvey and Kanye West were an excellent finale to this year's festival. More

PJ Harvey Plays Conan

“The Last Living Rose”

Apr 12, 2011

Last night alt-rock queen PJ Harvey took to the stage at Conan. We have the video.  More

PJ Harvey to Broadcast Live Performance of New Album

'Let England Shake' Drops Feb. 15PJ

Feb 11, 2011

The brooding indie rock songstress is giving fans a chance to preview her latest album before its Feb. 15 release. We have the details. More

Dec 20, 2010

New PJ Harvey video “The Last Living Rose” is a collection of pastoral scenes connected by the ever-looming specter of death. We have the clip.  More

PJ Harvey Debuts Single “Written on the Forehead”

Tracklist For Let England Shake Also Released

Nov 30, 2010

Today, PJ Harvey presented fans with "Written on the Forehead," the first single off Let England Shake, due February 2011. More



Reviews

The Hope Six Demolition Project

The Hope Six Demolition Project

Vagrant

Apr 15, 2016

There's a beautiful, full-circle moment that brings The Hope Six Demolition Project to a close. Forlorn horns and ghostly organs eventually give way to the sound of children playing in the background, forcing a moment or two of filterless human connection. Listener on subject. PJ Harvey has said her piece. What a visceral piece it is, too. More

Coachella 2011 Day Three Report – Kanye West, Duran Duran, PJ Harvey, Twin Shadow, and more

Apr 19, 2011

Day three of Coachella 2011 was already the weakest day in terms of the lineup, so this year’s festival ended with more of a whimper. There were highlights, including some ’80s New Wave legends, and some dancing Danes. And then there was Kanye West. More

Let England Shake

Let England Shake

Vagrant

Feb 25, 2011

Both an excoriation and celebration of her home country, Let England Shake is as straightforward a concept as PJ Harvey has ever addressed on record. More