History Music / PJHarvey

15th Jul '16 2:16:41 AM Mdumas43073
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'''Polly Jean Harvey''' (born 9 October 1969) is an English musician hailing from Corscombe, Dorset, known for her darkly humorous, theatrical AlternativeRock sound.

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'''Polly Polly Jean Harvey''' Harvey (born 9 October 1969) is an English musician hailing from Corscombe, Dorset, known for her darkly humorous, theatrical AlternativeRock sound.
23rd Jun '16 5:41:38 AM Rvdz
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* ''The Hope Six Demolition Project'' (2016)
20th Jun '16 10:58:57 AM gewunomox
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Throughout her career, Harvey has collaborated with several other musicians, most of them from the AlternativeRock scene, such as: Music/NickCave (contributing vocals to two songs on ''Music/MurderBallads''), Music/{{Tricky}} (a song on ''Angels With Dirty Faces''), the band Music/{{Sparklehorse}} (lending guitar, bass and backing vocals to two songs from ''It's a Wonderful Life''), Music/MarianneFaithfull (she produced, wrote and performed on five songs from ''Before the Poison''), Music/MarkLanegan and [[Music/{{Radiohead}} Thom Yorke]] (who sang lead vocals on "This Mess We're In" and provided backing vocals for two other songs from ''Music/StoriesFromTheCityStoriesFromTheSea''). She has also created two albums in collaboration with John Parish, ''Dance Hall at Louse Point'' and ''A Woman a Man Walked By''.

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Throughout her career, Harvey has collaborated with several other musicians, most of them from the AlternativeRock scene, such as: Music/NickCave (contributing vocals to two songs on ''Music/MurderBallads''), Music/{{Tricky}} ''Tricky'' (a song on ''Angels With Dirty Faces''), the band Music/{{Sparklehorse}} (lending guitar, bass and backing vocals to two songs from ''It's a Wonderful Life''), Music/MarianneFaithfull (she produced, wrote and performed on five songs from ''Before the Poison''), Music/MarkLanegan and [[Music/{{Radiohead}} Thom Yorke]] (who sang lead vocals on "This Mess We're In" and provided backing vocals for two other songs from ''Music/StoriesFromTheCityStoriesFromTheSea''). She has also created two albums in collaboration with John Parish, ''Dance Hall at Louse Point'' and ''A Woman a Man Walked By''.
30th Apr '16 7:55:42 AM aye_amber
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* CoverVersion: "Music/Highway61Revisited" by Music/BobDylan, "Is That All There Is?" by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, "Wang Dang Doodle" by Music/HowlinWolf. There's also the version she did of "[[Music/RollingStones Satisfaction]]" along with Music/{{Bjork}}.

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* CoverVersion: "Music/Highway61Revisited" by Music/BobDylan, "Is That All There Is?" by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, "Wang Dang Doodle" by Music/HowlinWolf. There's also the version she did of "[[Music/RollingStones "[[Music/TheRollingStones Satisfaction]]" along with Music/{{Bjork}}.
5th Feb '16 5:05:00 AM spirasen
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* NiceHat: as of ''Music/LetEnglandShake'' PJ has been wearing a [[http://media.npr.org/assets/img/2011/04/18/img_34811_wide.jpg?t=1303160971&s=4 raven headdress]]....thingy at concerts.
* ObsessionSong: "Legs".
* OffingTheOffspring: "Down by the Water".
* OneWomanSong: "Angelene", "My Beautiful Leah" and "A Perfect Day, Elise", all from ''Music/IsThisDesire?''.
* OneWomanWail: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWghMNiJVsY The Mountain]]
* RadioVoice: Used on the first verse of "Highway 61 Revisited" from ''Music/RidOfMe'', as if to trick the listener into turning up the volume. The second verse, [[JumpScare not so much]].
* ShoutOut: This happens all over ''Music/IsThisDesire'', with several songs containing lyrics that allude to various works of fiction. "The Wind" and "Catherine" are both about St. Catherine of Alexandria, the former about her life and the latter from the perspective of the emperor Maxentius, who offered to marry her and beheaded her when she refused.
** "Take your [[Literature/{{Carrie}} dirty pillows]] away from me!" in "Sheela-na-gig".
* SillyLoveSongs: "It's You," "This Is Love," among '''many''' others
* SingleStanzaSong: "No Child of Mine"
* SlutShaming: "Sheela-na-gig" is about being slut-shamed by a would-be suitor.
* SopranoAndGravel: her duets with both [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZCdFq5Zw8Y Björk]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO9tA8-kbk8 Thom Yorke]] with Polly being the gravel part to both songs
** Her duet with Music/NickCave also, where she was the soprano.

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* NiceHat: as As of ''Music/LetEnglandShake'' PJ has been wearing a [[http://media.npr.org/assets/img/2011/04/18/img_34811_wide.jpg?t=1303160971&s=4 raven headdress]]....thingy headdress]]... Thingy at concerts.
* ObsessionSong: "Legs".
"Legs."
* OffingTheOffspring: "Down by the Water".
Water."
* OneWomanSong: "Angelene", "Angelene," "My Beautiful Leah" Leah," and "A Perfect Day, Elise", all Elise." All from ''Music/IsThisDesire?''.
''Music/IsThisDesire?''.
* OneWomanWail: [[http://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWghMNiJVsY The Mountain]]
Mountain]]."
* RadioVoice: Used on the first verse of "Highway 61 Revisited" from ''Music/RidOfMe'', ''Music/RidOfMe,'' as if to trick the listener into turning up the volume. The second verse, [[JumpScare not so much]].
much.]]
* ShoutOut: This happens all over ''Music/IsThisDesire'', ''Music/IsThisDesire,'' with several songs containing lyrics that allude to various works of fiction. "The Wind" and "Catherine" are both about St. Catherine of Alexandria, the former about her life and the latter from the perspective of the emperor Maxentius, who offered to marry her and beheaded her when she refused.
** "Take your [[Literature/{{Carrie}} dirty pillows]] away from me!" in "Sheela-na-gig".
"Sheela-na-gig."
* SillyLoveSongs: "It's You," "This Is is Love," among '''many''' others
others.
* SingleStanzaSong: "No Child of Mine"
Mine."
* SlutShaming: "Sheela-na-gig" is about being slut-shamed slut shamed by a would-be suitor.
would be suitor.
* SopranoAndGravel: her duets with both [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZCdFq5Zw8Y Björk]] and [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO9tA8-kbk8 Thom Yorke]] with Polly being the gravel part to both songs
songs.
** Her duet with Music/NickCave also, where she was the soprano.



* WarIsHell: One of the primary themes of ''Music/LetEnglandShake''.

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* WarIsHell: One of the primary themes of ''Music/LetEnglandShake''.''Music/LetEnglandShake.''
9th Sep '15 8:54:53 PM Mikeyfan93
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15th May '15 5:58:55 PM LE0Night
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* LyricalDissonance: Used frequently, particularly on ''Let England Shake''. See "The Colour of the Earth, for example, a jaunty quite whistle-able major-key guitar tune set to lyrics about man [[WarIsHell hearing his best friend dying alone on the battlefield while crying for help and not being able to do anything about it.]]

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* LyricalDissonance: Used frequently, particularly on ''Let England Shake''. See "The Colour of the Earth, Earth", for example, a jaunty quite whistle-able major-key guitar tune set to lyrics about a man [[WarIsHell hearing his best friend dying alone on the battlefield while crying for help and not being able to do anything about it.]]
15th May '15 1:07:59 PM LE0Night
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* LyricalDissonance: Used frequently, particularly on ''Music/LetEnglandShake''.

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* LyricalDissonance: Used frequently, particularly on ''Music/LetEnglandShake''.''Let England Shake''. See "The Colour of the Earth, for example, a jaunty quite whistle-able major-key guitar tune set to lyrics about man [[WarIsHell hearing his best friend dying alone on the battlefield while crying for help and not being able to do anything about it.]]
2nd May '15 2:41:24 AM eroock
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* {{Bookends}}: "Angelene" starts and ends with the line "My first name's Angeline".
23rd Apr '15 9:20:23 AM Patachou
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* ''White Chalk'' (2007)

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* ''White Chalk'' ''Music/WhiteChalk'' (2007)



* RadioVoice: Used on the first verse of "Highway 61 Revisited", as if to trick the listener into turning up the volume. The second verse, [[JumpScare not so much]].

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* RadioVoice: Used on the first verse of "Highway 61 Revisited", Revisited" from ''Music/RidOfMe'', as if to trick the listener into turning up the volume. The second verse, [[JumpScare not so much]].



* WarIsHell: One of the primary themes of ''Let England Shake''.
* WomanScorned: As if the ''title'' of ''Rid of Me'' wasn't a big enough clue...

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* WarIsHell: One of the primary themes of ''Let England Shake''.
''Music/LetEnglandShake''.
* WomanScorned: As if the ''title'' of ''Rid of Me'' ''Music/RidOfMe'' wasn't a big enough clue...
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