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Polly Jean Harvey is an English singer/songwriter. In the 90's she was one of the leading ladies of Alt. Rock. PJ Harvey begand as a trio(with Steve Vaughn on bass, and Rob Ellis on drums). They released "Dry," "4 Track Demos," and "Rid of Me." After "Rid of Me", the rest of the band departed, and PJ Harvey released "To Bring You My Love" solo. This album became a worldwide success, selling over one million albums. It also gained critical success, and was ranked 3rd in Spin's Top 100 Albums of the 90's. The next album was "Is This Desire" in 1998. A bit more artsy, it got mixed reviews. Th ...read more

Polly Jean Harvey is an English singer/songwriter. In the 90's she was one of the leading ladies of Alt. Rock. PJ Harvey begand as a trio(with Steve Vaughn on bass, and Rob Ellis on drums). They released "Dry," "4 Track Demos," and "Rid of Me." After "Rid of Me", the rest of the band departed, and PJ Harvey released "To Bring You My Love" solo. This album became a worldwide success, selling over one million albums. It also gained critical success, and was ranked 3rd in Spin's Top 100 Albums of the 90's. The next album was "Is This Desire" in 1998. A bit more artsy, it got mixed reviews. Though, Harvey says it's her personal favorite. It was a bit more focused on electronics and keyboards then guitars like her previous albums. In 2000, she released "Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea." This album has probably been her more accesible album so far. It won but critical and commercial success, and won the Mecury Music Prize in 2001. 2004 saw the release of "Uh Huh Her." The album sounded a lot like her earlier work. And though it was acknowledged that it wasn't her best effort, it still received plenty of good reviews from the critics. « hide

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LPs
Let England Shake
2011

3.9
380 Votes
White Chalk
2007

3.8
154 Votes
Uh Huh Her
2004

3.6
110 Votes
Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
2000

4
273 Votes
Is This Desire?
1998

4.1
150 Votes
To Bring You My Love
1995

4.2
214 Votes
Rid Of Me
1993

4.1
232 Votes
Dry
1992

4
177 Votes
Compilations
The Peel Sessions 1991-2004
2006

4
19 Votes
4 Track Demos
1993

3.6
38 Votes

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