PJ Harvey wins Ivor Novello award for Album of the Year
In what seems like the 100th award (deserved though!) given this year to her, musician PJ Harvey has won an Ivor Novello for Album of the Year.
Harvey's Let England Shake album has won countless awards, including the Mercury Prize, Mojo's Album of the Year, NME's Album of the Year and many others.
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The first in a series of short films, directed by the esteemed award-winning photographer Seamus Murphy, has been unveiled on PJ Harveyâs official website www.pjharvey.net this morning. Directed by Murphy the series of short films accompany all 12 songs on Harveyâs new album Let England Shake. âThe Last Living Roseâ is the first video in the series air and can be seen below. Inspired and developed from themes in Harveyâs new album, the 12 films feature ... (continued) [read more]
Later today the Mercury Prize shortlist for 2011 will be announced, and you can bet your bottom dollar that it will be followed by a million tweets from people saying stuff like "WTF!?!? [insert band] got nominated, but [insert band] didn't?." Rather than trying to guess who will get picked (or who had enough money to enter) we decided to put together a list of 12 British albums that we've enjoyed over the last 12 months. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes The Hundred in the Hands, Amanda Palmer, PJ Harvey & Turzi. MP3: The Hundred in the Hands - Pigeons (Screen Tests Remix) http://myspace.com/thehundredinthehands MP3: Amanda Palmer - Fake Plastic Trees (Radiohead Cover) http://www.amandapalmer.net/ MP3: PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me - (Live) http://www.myspace.com/pjharvey MP3: Turzi - Baltimore (feat. Bobby Gillespie) http://www.myspace.com/turzi [read more]