Articles Tagged 'PJ Harvey'

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10 Albums to Watch Out For in 2016

2015 is about to dispense the very last of its available thrills, the new year’s eve party, and when that’s done, we have to face the new year with nothing but a thirst for fresh excitement and a slightly throbbing head for company. What we need is fresh music, and we need it now. So, […]

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WATCH: PJ Harvey is BACK

While the rest of the musical internet gibbers into its breakfast over the imminent return of David Bowie, and the performance on last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert of his new single “Lazarus” by David C. Hall, another startlingly original musical voice has announced plans for a return journey into public life. PJ […]

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Adele, ‘Blackadder’ and PJ Harvey Honoured By The Queen

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List was published on Friday, and among the 1,800 or so names, honours have been given to more than a few familiar names to Anglophenia readers. For starters, Adele has been given an MBE, the same honor that was bestowed on the Beatles at the height of their international success. Interestingly, […]

10 Greatest British Tracks of 2011

As the sun sets on another year, and the bloggers post their final compilations, attempting to make sense of quite a disparate musical landscape, the Anglophenia music obsessives have been busy in conference, trying to work out who owned 2011, and who failed to even grasp 20:11. It’s been a rum year for British music, […]

Back Off Adele, PJ Harvey Wins The Mercury Prize…Again

Well now, here’s a turn-up for the books. Last night saw the 2011 Mercury Music Prize ceremony take place, and as always there was a shortlist of ten remarkable albums, and a panel of judges picked out the one they felt was the most worthy of a £20,000 check and a pat on the head. […]

Adele, Elbow, PJ Harvey Nominated For Mercury Prize

The nominations for this year’s Mercury Awards have just been announced, and as usual, there are no clear front-runners as yet (although if I was in charge, it’d be an easy win for Everything Everything), so here’s the full list and a video clip from each artist. We’ve also had a think about each album’s […]

Music Roundup: Coldplay, Muse to Headline Lollapalooza

With Coachella already done and Bonnaroo and Glastonbury set to go, rabid music lovers looking to sweat it out at yet another summer music festival can now look ahead to Lollapalooza. Now in its 20th year, the three-day fiesta will once again take over Chicago’s Grant Park August 5 through August 7. And leading the […]

The Tellyvangelist: April 11 – 17

In your weekly guide to all that’s British on American TV, Cat Deeley leads five Royally Mad Yankees on a London tour, The Ricky Gervais Show has its season finale, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution hits the West Coast, and HBO launches their latest bit of awards bait, Game of Thrones. All times are in EST […]

Music Roundup: PJ Harvey Brings Us ‘Let England Shake’

At last, Polly Jean Harvey‘s Let England Shake is here. Her first for Vagrant Records, the dozen-song set was recorded with her longtime collaborator John Parish, Mick Harvey and producer Flood in a 19th century church in Dorset, England. Picturing that setting with Harvey’s exquisite word play makes for an incredibly captivating and organic exploration […]

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