PJ Harvey Reviews

White Chalk (2007)

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    BBC Music Review of White Chalk by PJ Harvey…As any long term fan of PJ Harvey will tell you, the one thing that you can always expect from Polly Jean is…

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    Polly Jean Harvey has never made the same album twice, and neither has she ever made an album as bleak…On White Chalk, there might be more Polly Jean Harvey than we've ever…

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    PJ Harvey, 'White Chalk' (Island) Rock's chameleonic queenie visits a deathly quiet place.…White Chalk, whose title conjures both the chalk cliffs of Dover and…

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    PJ Harvey: 'White Chalk' 'It's a record to be played alone at 3am with just the creak of ancient floorboards and the howling wind through the trees for company'…

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    musicOMH.com reviews the album White Chalk by PJ Harvey, released on Island.

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    Compared to PJ Harvey's past works, the most instrumentally foreign characteristic of White Chalk is the stark piano at the center of these songs.…

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    There is little guitar on White Chalk, and just one dip to Harvey's lower vocal register. The piano takes centre stage on most of these simple, sepulchral songs.…

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    White Chalk whisks you away from everything. With each track she…With its bones on show and chest wide open, White Chalk may not be the greatest…

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    White Chalk continues her boomerang bounce away from the mainstream…On it, Harvey retreats even further from the world: she taps out basic piano melodies and…

When Under Ether (2007)

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    PJ Harvey's new single When Under Ether is a gas. Every week, Rosie Swash buckles up her headphones and takes the latest tracks for a test drive.…

Uh Huh Her (2004)

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    BBC Music Review of Uh Huh Her by PJ Harvey…This consequently brought her legions of new fans and the ultimate coffee table accolade, a Mercury Music Prize.…

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    PJ Harvey's fans are waiting for her to do much the same thing.…But even if guitars dominate Uh Huh Her, the album ignores all expectations.…

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    PJ Harvey: musicOMH reviews PJ Harvey - Uh Huh Her (Island)…If there's one thing that PJ Harvey can be relied on for it's her contrary nature.…

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    While there's no mistaking PJ Harvey for anyone else, it's also never clear which PJ Harvey will show up on any given album. Not that Harvey has a...

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    Huh Her' reinforces the growing suspicion that. PJ Harvey spilt all the emotional guts she had on her first three albums and is running on empty these days.…

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    PJ Harvey, Uh Huh Her (Island) You wouldn't know it to look at her but Polly Harvey is a terrific dancer.…Guttural and enigmatic, Uh Huh Her barely qualifies as language.…

Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea (2000)

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    BBC Music Review of Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea by PJ Harvey

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    PJ Harvey: musicOMH reviews PJ Harvey - Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea (Universal Island)

Is This Desire? (1998)

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    It's been three years since PJ Harvey 's last album, 'To Bring You My Love ', and the reasons behind that are highly debatable. Certainly, 'Is This Desire?…

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    Even if, for some reason, you don't like Polly Jean Harvey's music, you have to acknowledge that she's never made the same album twice. There was...

Rid of Me (1993)

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    In PJ Harvey's case, however, Peel's early support appears to be less a discovery of…Throughout Harvey's classic mid-90s Rid of Me - To Bring You My Love…

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    BBC Music Review of Rid of Me by PJ Harvey…The artwork is striking, an apparently topless Harvey flicking a head of entrails-alike hair from, presumably, a bathroom body of…

4-Track Demos (1993)

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    The risk-taking and artistic bloody-mindedness behind 1993's 4-Track Demos and 1998's Is This Desire?…PJ Harvey has a knack of writing love songs that make being loved by…