See the gallery. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Up 16, this week. Polly Jean Harvey was born in England on October 9th The daughter of a quarryman father and an artist mother, Polly Jean, or PJ as she is more commonly known, was raised on a sheep farm in Yeovil, Somerset. She learned to play a number of instruments as a child including guitar, saxophone, and violin and as a teenager played in several Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos. Share this page:.
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Harvey began her career in when she joined local band Automatic Dlamini as a vocalist, guitarist and saxophone player. The band's frontman: John Parish , become her long-term collaborator. The trio released two studio albums, Dry and Rid of Me before disbanding, after which Harvey continued as a solo artist. Since , she has released a further nine studio albums with collaborations from various musicians including Parish, former band mate Rob Ellis , Mick Harvey and Eric Drew Feldman and has also worked extensively with record producer Flood. Among the accolades she has received: the and Mercury Prize   for Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea and Let England Shake , respectively. Harvey is the only artist to have been awarded the prize twice.
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PJ Harvey , in full Polly Jean Harvey , born October 9, , Corscombe, near Yeovil, England , British singer-songwriter and guitarist whose mythically pitched, fanatically intense recordings and concerts set new standards for women in rock. Harvey, born to countercultural parents in rural England , seems to have grown up with a sense of rock as simply another elemental force within the landscape. The song , like many others by Harvey, treats female sexuality as a ravaging, haunted force, but, instead of acting the victim, she theatrically embodies her obsessions , equates them with the alluring menace of rock and the blues , and builds herself into an archetype.
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