The year in British music in 2015 was exceptional, featuring great works by Paul Weller, Blur, Noel Gallagher, and Adele, terrific retrospectives on The Jam, an excellent tour by The Who, and fantastic films chronicling the career of Amy Winehouse and Roger Waters’ concert version of The Wall.
PJ Harvey became the first artist to be awarded two Mercury Prizes when her Let England Shake album was honored during ceremonies last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
PJ Harvey was interviewed and performed three songs from her Mercury Prize-nominated album Let England Shake on Absolute Radio recently. The session and interview can now be heard on demand on Absolute Radio’s Web site.
PJ Harvey and her band performed her new Let England Shake album in its entirety as well as some older gems at the second of two sold-out shows at New York City’s Terminal 5 on Wednesday, April 20th.
PJ Harvey will be performing in a live webcast from Paris on Monday, February 14th. The webcast will be available from her official Web site.
In a wide-ranging video interview with NME.com that was posted in two parts this week, PJ Harvey discussed the themes of and the inspirations behind her forthcoming Let England Shake album.
The video for “The Last Living Rose,” the first from PJ Harvey’s forthcoming Let England Shake album, has premiered on her Web site. The video was directed by Seamus Murphy, who will create videos for every song on the album.
PJ Harvey’s Web site posted some information yesterday about her next album, which will be released in February.
Katie Melua and William Orbit, who produced Melua’s latest album, which is titled The House, did an excellent two-song live acoustic session for Absolute Radio last month.
Mission U.K. frontman Wayne Hussey’s rendition of the ten albums that influenced his life