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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PJ Harvey has shared a new track this weekend called 'Shaker Aamer' - which is named after Guantánamo Bay detainee Shaker Aamer, who has spent the last 11 years detained without charge or trial - despite being cleared for release in 2007 by the Bush administration, and in 2009 by the Obama administration. [read more]
Last year award-winning photographer Seamus Murphy, who is better known for his war reportage than his music based work, created 12 short films to accompany each of the 12 tracks on PJ Harvey's Let England Shake. [read more]