Instead of repelling mainstream listeners with abrasiveness, the album drew them in with fullness and vibrancy – but delivered as only PJ Harvey could.
Heaping her pain onto a procession of characters, ‘Is This Desire?’ was the record that set Polly Jean free from emotional bondage.
Widely acclaimed when it was first released, the album won the UK's coveted Mercury Music Prize in 2001.
The album received Grammy Award nomination and featured Harvey's biggest UK hit single with 'A Perfect Day Elise'.
Abramorama will host the North American streaming premiere on Dec 7, along with a special taped introduction by the film’s director Seamus Murphy.
‘Rid Of Me’ was a mix of autobiography and gothic play-acting, but it coalesced into an authentically visceral howl.
‘Dry’ is a stunning debut from an artist who more than lived up to her early promise.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
The collaborative title was originally released in September 1996 to widespread acclaim, with Rolling Stone describing it as "incredible".
Nominated for Grammy Awards and the Mercury Music Prize, 'To Bring You My Love' was also a UK Top 20 smash.
Produced by Steve Albini and featuring the singles, 'Man-Size' and '50 Ft Queenie', 'Rid Of Me' peaked at No 3 in the UK and drew widespread critical acclaim.
First release in 1992, Harvey's landmark debut was described as "a seductive calling card that signals the arrival of an extraordinary new artist" by The Los Angeles Times.
Very much an artist’s artist, she’s consistently been cool, cult-level and critically acclaimed, and her studio albums to date have been showered with accolades.
Women have long dominated the rock scene, whether they’ve been acknowledged for it or not. Here are some of the best female rock singers to grace the stage.
One of punk’s biggest achievements was in balancing gender equality, allowing charismatic female punks to break through and speak with authority.