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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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]
PJ Harvey has unveiled details of her new single, âThe Words That Maketh Murderâ, the first track to be taken from her forthcoming album Let England Shake. âThe Words That Maketh Murderâ will be released digitally on January 17th via Island Records and then released on 7" vinyl on 7th February, backed by an exclusive track, âThe Guns Called Me Back Againâ, recorded during the 'Let England Shake' album session. Meanwhile, Harveyâs eighth studio album, Let Engl... (continued) [read more]
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]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes Cut Copy, James Blake, PJ Harvey & Laura Stevenson The Cans. MP3: Cut Copy - Take Me Over (Midnight Magic Remix) http://www.myspace.com/cutcopy MP3: James Blake â A Case of You (Joni Mitchell cover) http://www.myspace.com/jamesblakeproduction MP3: PJ Harvey - Dry (Live) http://www.pjharvey.net/ MP3: Laura Stevenson and The Cans - Master Of Art http://www.myspace.com/laurastevenson [read more]