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Grammys 2024 Nominations Announced: boygenius, Alvvays, Olivia Rodrigo, Lana Del Rey, and More

Arctic Monkeys, Paramore, Taylor Swift, Janelle Monáe, PJ Harvey, Gorillaz, and Others Also Nominated

Nov 10, 2023

The nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards have been announced. Under the Radar favorites Alvvays, boygenius, PJ Harvey, Paramore, Arctic Monkeys, Lana Del Rey, Olivia Rodrigo, Janelle Monáe, Gorillaz, James Blake, and others are all up for awards. More

PJ Harvey – Stream the New Album

I Inside the Old Year Dying Out Now via Partisan

Jul 07, 2023

PJ Harvey has released a new album, I Inside the Old Year Dying, today via Partisan More

13 Best Songs of the Week: Ratboys, Madeline Kenney, Alan Palomo, This Is the Kit, and More

Plus Lightning Dust, Glasser, Julie Byrne, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 09, 2023

Welcome to the 21st Songs of the Week of 2023. The theme this week was horns, three of the songs in the Top 4 feature some sort of brass instrument (saxophone, etc.). Stricken with indecision, we settled on a Top 13 this week. More

Jun 07, 2023

PJ Harvey is releasing a new album, I Inside the Old Year Dying, on July 7 via Partisan. Now she has shared its second single, near title track “I Inside the Old I Dying,” via an animated music video. She’s also announced some European tour dates for this fall. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, Palehound, Thundercat and Tame Impala, and More

Plus The Clientele, Julie Byrne, Beach House, Protomartyr, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 28, 2023

Welcome to the fifteenth Songs of the Week of 2023. There were a few notable album announcements this week that provided some fodder for this list, but there was also an album out today that we love and pulled two songs from. More

Apr 26, 2023

PJ Harvey has announced a new album, I Inside the Old Year Dying, and shared its first single, “A Child’s Question, August,” via a music video. More

Sep 21, 2022

Nilüfer Yanya has shared a cover of PJ Harvey’s 1993 song “Rid of Me.” It is Yanya’s first new music since the release of her most recent album, PAINLESS. More

PJ Harvey Announces Boxset Compilation, Shares New EP

B-Sides, Demos and Rarities Due Out November 4 via UMe/Island

Sep 08, 2022

PJ Harvey has announced the release of a boxset compilation, B-Sides, Demos and Rarities, which will be out on CD and vinyl on November 4 via UMe/Island. The compilation features 59 tracks, all of which were either previously unavailable digitally or never-before-released. Harvey has shared the first EP from the compilation, which features a previously unreleased demo version of “Dry,” an unreleased demo of “Missed,” and “Somebody’s Down, Somebody’s Name,” which is now available digitally for the first time. More

PJ Harvey — Reflecting on the 30th Anniversary of “Dry”

The Album First Came Out on March 30, 1992

Mar 30, 2022

Among the most electrifying debuts of any musical artist, 1992’s Dry introduced popular culture to the force of English singer/songwriter Polly Jean Harvey and her former band. Harvey’s vision, which whips and winds its howling way through the stark gallows of her soul, is one of sentimental abrasion, her biting punk sensibilities pairing ideally with the sporadic rhythm of her sincere indie rocker’s heart. More

Bully Performs Cover of PJ Harvey’s “Dry”

Made For Sounds of Saving’s “Song That Found Me At The Right Time” Series

Feb 02, 2021

Bully (aka Alicia Bognanno) has performed a cover of PJ Harvey’s “Dry” as a part of suicide prevention organization Sound of Saving’s “Song That Found Me At The Right Time” series. The performance, which was preceded by a Q&A with Bognanno, was done in partnership with the American Association of Suicidology. More

PJ Harvey Covers Nick Cave’s “Red Right Hand” for “Peaky Blinders”

Peaky Blinders Original Soundtrack Due Out November 15 via Universal

Oct 23, 2019

PJ Harvey has covered Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ classic “Red Right Hand.” It’s been done for the soundtrack of the Netflix/BBC show Peaky Blinders, which features the song and has had various others cover it. More

PJ Harvey Shares Original “All About Eve” Demos for “The Sandman” and “The Moth”

All About Eve—Original Soundtrack Out Now via Invada Records/Lakeshore Records

Oct 18, 2019

PJ Harvey has recently done the soundtrack for the London stage production of All About Eve. Now an EP featuring Harvey’s original demos for the soundtrack’s “The Sandman” and “The Moth” featuring Harvey’s vocals has been shared. On the main soundtrack those songs are sung by the play’s stars Gillian Anderson and Lily James. More

PJ Harvey Shares New Song “The Crowded Cell”

Recorded for the Soundtrack to the British TV Drama The Virtues

May 15, 2019

PJ Harvey has shared a new song, “The Crowded Cell.” It was recorded for the new British TV drama The Virtues, a four-part series airing in the UK on Channel 4. Harvey scored the show and “The Crowded Cell” plays during the end credits of each episode. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Natalie Prass, Tracyanne & Danny, Wye Oak, Stars, and More

Plus Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Laura Veirs, CHVRCHES, John Parish, Eels, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 30, 2018

Last week we crammed two weeks into Songs of the Week, but this week we’re back on track with a regular one-week wrap-up. There was plenty to choose from this week. Our #1 is a funky feminist anthem and our #2 was a close second. Artists whose songs almost made the Top 10 include Hinds, Air Waves (feat. Kevin Morby), mastersystem (remixed by Mogwai), The Lemon Twigs, Sam Evian, and Bernice. More

Mar 28, 2018

John Parish has announced a new album, Bird Dog Dante, and shared a new song, “Sorry For Your Loss,” which features longtime collaborator PJ Harvey. Bird Dog Dante is due out June 15 via Thrill Jockey. “Sorry For Your Loss” is about the late Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse, a close friend of Parish and Harvey. More

Feb 08, 2018

PJ Harvey has teamed up with film composer Harry Escott to cover the English folk standard “An Acre of Land.” It was recorded for the soundtrack to the new film Dark River, which stars Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, and Sean Bean, and was directed by Clio Barnard. More

PJ Harvey Shares Video for New Charity Song with Ramy Essam - “The Camp”

The Single Benefits Displaced Children in Lebanon

Jun 07, 2017

PJ Harvey has shared a new song, “The Camp,” that’s a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam. The song was produced by John Parish, who also played drums and guitar on the track, and is accompanied by a video. More

Apr 20, 2017

PJ Harvey released her new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, last April via Vagrant. She’s currently on a U.S. tour and last night the British musician stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform Hope Six track “The Community of Hope.” More

PJ Harvey Announces 2017 North American Tour Dates

The Hope Six Demolition Project Out Now via Vagrant

Dec 07, 2016

PJ Harvey released her new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, back in April via Vagrant. Now she has finally announced a full North American tour in support of the album. She will be performing with a 10-piece band. Check out all the dates below, followed by the video for “The Orange Monkey.” More

Listen: PJ Harvey Shares New Song - “Guilty”

Previously Unreleased Track Taken From Sessions For The Hope Six Demolition Project

Jul 13, 2016

PJ Harvey released her new album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, back in April via Vagrant. Now she has shared, “Guilty,” a new previously unreleased song also recorded during the sessions for the album. More

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 Harvey. More

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: M83, The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including Beirut, Anna Calvi, EMA, Florence and the Machine, Gang Gang Dance, Neon Indian, PJ Harvey, R.E.M., SBTRKT, Slow Club, St. Vincent, Summer 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 Shake. More

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 07, 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 19, 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


Jul 14, 2023

For her first album since 2016’s The Hope Six Demolition Project, PJ Harvey has turned her attention from rundown public housing in the United States to matters a little closer to her home. More

Apr 15, 2021

It should come as no surprise that an artist who has delivered a back catalogue of consistently wonderful records should be reissuing said back catalogue with a vinyl series that can be most-accurately described using those same terms. More

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

Apr 20, 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

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