History Music / PJHarvey

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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Added DiffLines:

* {{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...
20th Apr '15 6:43:09 AM Patachou
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Among the accolades she has received have been the 2001 and 2011 Mercury Music Prizes (the only Artist to win twice), seven BRIT Award nominations, five Grammy Award nominations and a further two Mercury Music Prize nominations. She was also given an MBE in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours list for "services to music". Rolling Stone named her 1992's Best New Artist and Best Singer Songwriter and 1995's Artist of the Year, and placed two of her albums (''Rid of Me'', ''Music/ToBringYouMyLove'') on its 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. She was also rated the number one female rock artist by Q magazine in a 2002 reader poll. Harvey has said that she enjoys performing more than writing and recording because performing is when the music "makes more sense".

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''), Tricky (a song on ''Angels With Dirty Faces''), the band Sparklehorse (lending guitar, bass and backing vocals to two songs from ''It's a Wonderful Life''), Marianne Faithfull (she produced, wrote and performed on five songs from ''Before the Poison''), Mark Lanegan 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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Among the accolades she has received have been the 2001 and 2011 Mercury Music Prizes (the only Artist to win twice), seven BRIT Award nominations, five Grammy Award nominations and a further two Mercury Music Prize nominations. She was also given an MBE in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours list for "services to music". Rolling Stone Magazine/RollingStone named her 1992's Best New Artist and Best Singer Songwriter and 1995's Artist of the Year, and placed two of her albums (''Rid of Me'', (''Music/RidOfMe'', ''Music/ToBringYouMyLove'') on its 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. She was also rated the number one female rock artist by Q magazine in a 2002 reader poll. Harvey has said that she enjoys performing more than writing and recording because performing is when the music "makes more sense".

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''), Tricky Music/{{Tricky}} (a song on ''Angels With Dirty Faces''), the band Sparklehorse Music/{{Sparklehorse}} (lending guitar, bass and backing vocals to two songs from ''It's a Wonderful Life''), Marianne Faithfull Music/MarianneFaithfull (she produced, wrote and performed on five songs from ''Before the Poison''), Mark Lanegan 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''.



* ''Rid of Me'' (1993)

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* ''Rid of Me'' ''Music/RidOfMe'' (1993)



* CarefulWithThatAxe: And how. Pretty much half of ''Music/RidOfMe'' was this and a good portion of ''To Bring You My Love''.

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* CarefulWithThatAxe: And how. Pretty much half of ''Music/RidOfMe'' was this and a good portion of ''To Bring You My Love''.''Music/ToBringYouMyLove''.



* LyricalDissonance: Used frequently, particularly on ''Let England Shake''.
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly

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* LyricalDissonance: Used frequently, particularly on ''Let England Shake''.
''Music/LetEnglandShake''.
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabillyNeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: She switches between AlternativeRock, AvantGardeMusic, CountryMusic, {{Blues}} and {{Pop}}.



* NiceHat: as of ''Let England Shake'' 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.

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* NiceHat: as of ''Let England Shake'' ''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.



* OneWomanSong: "Angelene", "My Beautiful Leah" and "A Perfect Day, Elise", all from ''Is This Desire?''.

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* OneWomanSong: "Angelene", "My Beautiful Leah" and "A Perfect Day, Elise", all from ''Is This Desire?''.''Music/IsThisDesire?''.
17th Apr '15 8:05:00 PM creatordest
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* ''Music/IsThisDesire?'' (1998)

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* ''Music/IsThisDesire?'' ''Music/IsThisDesire'' (1998)
17th Apr '15 7:29:57 AM Patachou
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* ''Is This Desire?'' (1998)

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* ''Is This Desire?'' ''Music/IsThisDesire?'' (1998)
17th Apr '15 7:27:44 AM Patachou
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Harvey formed her first band, named "PJ Harvey", as a teenager with drummer Rob Ellis and bassist Ian Olliver, who soon left and was replaced by Steve Vaughan. Drawing on influences from alt-rock bands like Music/ThePixies and Music/{{Television}}, the contemporary {{Grunge}} movement, blues-rock and Music/CaptainBeefheart, the trio independently released their first album ''Dry'' in 1992. ''Dry'' quickly brought them critical acclaim and attention within the AlternativeRock scene, with ''Magazine/RollingStone'' magazine naming her the year's Best Songwriter and [[Music/{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]] naming ''Dry'' as one of his favourite albums.

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Harvey formed her first band, named "PJ Harvey", as a teenager with drummer Rob Ellis and bassist Ian Olliver, who soon left and was replaced by Steve Vaughan. Drawing on influences from alt-rock bands like Music/ThePixies and Music/{{Television}}, the contemporary {{Grunge}} movement, blues-rock and Music/CaptainBeefheart, the trio independently released their first album ''Dry'' ''Music/{{Dry}}'' in 1992. ''Dry'' quickly brought them critical acclaim and attention within the AlternativeRock scene, with ''Magazine/RollingStone'' magazine naming her the year's Best Songwriter and [[Music/{{Nirvana}} Kurt Cobain]] naming ''Dry'' as one of his favourite albums.



* ''Dry'' (1992)

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* ''Dry'' ''Music/{{Dry}}'' (1992)



* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: "50 Ft. Queenie"

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* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: "50 Ft. Queenie"Queenie" from ''Music/RidOfMe''.



* CarefulWithThatAxe: And how. Pretty much half of ''Rid of Me'' was this and a good portion of ''To Bring You My Love''.

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* CarefulWithThatAxe: And how. Pretty much half of ''Rid of Me'' ''Music/RidOfMe'' was this and a good portion of ''To Bring You My Love''.



* CoverVersion: "Music/Highway61Revisited" by Music/BobDylan, "Is That All There Is?" by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, "Wang Dang Doodle" by Howlin' Wolf. 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 Howlin' Wolf.Music/HowlinWolf. There's also the version she did of "[[Music/RollingStones Satisfaction]]" along with Music/{{Bjork}}.



* ShoutOut: This happens all over ''Is This Desire?'', 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 "Shelia-na-gig".

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* ShoutOut: This happens all over ''Is This Desire?'', ''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 "Shelia-na-gig"."Sheela-na-gig".



* SlutShaming: "Sheila-na-gig" is about being slut-shamed by a would-be suitor.

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* SlutShaming: "Sheila-na-gig" "Sheela-na-gig" is about being slut-shamed by a would-be suitor.



** Her duet with Nick Cave also, where she was the soprano.

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** Her duet with Nick Cave Music/NickCave also, where she was the soprano.
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