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Pj Harvey Throws Out Majority Of Songs

8th September 2011

PJ Harvey throws out 75 per cent of the songs she writes. The 'Written on the Forehead' singer - who became the first artist to win the Mercury prize for the second time earlier this...

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Pj Harvey's Album Sales Soar After Mercury Triumph

7th September 2011

Sales of Pj Harvey's critically-acclaimed album Let England Shake have soared just hours after she won the coveted Mercury Prize.The British singer/songwriter became the first musician to scoop the prestigious honour twice when she was...

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Pj Harvey Hopes For Third Mercury Win

7th September 2011

PJ Harvey hopes she can win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for a third time. 'The Words That Maketh Murder' singer became the first artist to take home the award twice - for her eighth album...

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Pj Harvey Wins Mercury Prize For The Second Time

7th September 2011

Pj Harvey became the first musician to win Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize twice when she scooped the honour for her groundbreaking album Let England Shake on Tuesday (06Sep11).The singer/songwriter first took home the award 10...

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Pj Harvey Wins Mercury Prize For The Second Time

6th September 2011

Pj Harvey became the first musician to win Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize twice when she scooped the honour for her groundbreaking album Let England Shake on Tuesday (06Sep11).The singer/songwriter first took home the award 10...

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Katy B's Friends Spoiled Mercury Surprise

6th September 2011

Katy B's friends knew she was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize before she did.The 'Easy Please Me' singer is one of 12 artists nominated for the coveted award in 2011, and wasn't expecting to...

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Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

27th August 2011

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

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Pj Harvey Finds Modern Pop Unoriginal

8th August 2011

PJ Harvey finds contemporary music "largely unoriginal". The 'Words That Maketh Murder' hitmaker - who is joint favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize this year for her album 'Let England Shake' - does not...

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Flea Wanted To Quit Red Hot Chili Peppers

29th July 2011

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea wanted to quit the band when John Frusciante left for a second time.The 48-year-old bassist admits he had serious doubts about continuing with the group when the guitarist - who...

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Pj Harvey Drained By Songs

22nd July 2011

PJ Harvey says performing her songs is "draining" because she puts so much emotion into them.The 'Words That Maketh Murder' hitmaker - who is joint favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize this year for...

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Adele Bookies Favourite To Take Mercury Prize

19th July 2011

Adele has been made the bookies favourite to land the Mercury Prize.The 'Someone Like You' singer is joint 4/1 favourite along with PJ Harvey to take home the accolade from the London-based ceremony in September after...

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Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

19th July 2011

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

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Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

19th July 2011

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

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Adele And Harvey Are Favourites For Mercury Prize

19th July 2011

Soul singer Adele will go head-to-head with cult rocker Pj Harvey for the album of the year honour at the 2011 Mercury Prize ceremony.The Chasing Pavements hitmaker's second record, 21, is joint favourite with Harvey's...

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Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

19th July 2011

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

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Pj Harvey Keen To Release Book Of Writings

20th May 2011

Rocker Pj Harvey is planning to branch out into the literary world and release a book of short stories and prose.The musician recently took up a post as a guest designer for director Francis Ford...

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Pj Harvey Thinking About Much-delayed Art Exhibition

27th April 2011

Pj Harvey is contemplating a major art show featuring paintings from years and years of perfecting her hobby.The rocker dreamed of becoming a painter before her music career took off - and she takes to...

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Photographer Captured Soldier's Funeral For Pj Harvey Video

19th April 2011

Pj Harvey's new video for Bitter Branches features scenes from a funeral of a British soldier killed in Afghanistan.Photographer Seamus Murphy was collecting images for the promo when he stumbled across mourners placing flowers on...

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Vanessa Hudgens Used 'White Substance' At Coachella

19th April 2011

Vanessa Hudgens - The 22-year-old American actress Vanessa Hudgens was photographed licking a "mysterious white substance" off her finger at the Coachella Music Festival, reports OnTheRedCarpet.com. Hudgens was attending the festival in Indio, California, with...

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Fury Over Pj Harvey's Lamb Comments

24th February 2011

Rocker PJ HARVEY has infuriated animal rights campaigners after confessing she castrated farmyard lambs when she was growing up.The British musician was raised in a rural area of south England and spent her childhood learning...

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My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

23rd February 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

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Pj Harvey To Receive Top Nme Honour

8th February 2011

PJ Harvey will be presented with the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music prize at the NME Awards.The British singer-songwriter - who won the Mercury Prize in 2001 - will receive the evening's top...

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'War Songwriter' Pj Harvey

28th January 2011

PJ Harvey aims to be a "war songwriter". The 'Let England Shake' singer's latest album deals with many different aspects of war through its lyrics, which required a great deal of research into historical conflicts,...

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Coachella 2011 Announce Lineup Featuring Kanye And The Strokes

19th January 2011

COACHELLA 2011 will be headlined by KANYE WEST, THE STROKES, ARCADE FIRE and KINGS OF LEON after the festival announced its official line-up last night (19th January 2011). Guitar bands will dominate the stages at...

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Coachella 2011 Line Up Revealed

19th January 2011

Kanye West, Arcade fire, The Strokes and Kings Of Leon have been announced as headliners for Coachella 2011. The Californian festival has released its official line up today (19.01.11) and leans toward a guitar heavy...

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Pj Harvey's Wordy Two Years

11th January 2011

PJ Harvey spent two years writing only words in preparation for her new album. The singer and songwriter is poised to release her eighth album, 'Let England Shake', next month and said she has only...

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Pj Harvey To Let England Shake

23rd November 2010

PJ Harvey has announced a new album, 'Let England Shake', to be released in February. The 'Good Fortune' singer - full name Polly Jean Harvey - will release her eighth album on Valentine's Day (14.02.11)...

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Monkey Opera Opens Manchester Festival

29th June 2007

Damon Albarn's Monkey: Journey to the West opened the Manchester international festival last night.The Blur front man composed the music for the show, which features the character of Monkey based on the Chinese legend of...

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Harvey Releasing Sessions To Mark Peel's Death

12th October 2006

PJ HARVEY is one of a host of artists releasing sessions recorded for JOHN PEEL's BBC Radio One show, to mark the second anniversary of the legendary DJ's death. Later this month (23OCT06), Harvey releases...

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Coxon And Bloc Party Join UK Version Of 'Desert Sessions'

17th October 2005

Ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON and BLOC PARTY are taking part in a British collaboration project modelled on QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME's DESERT SESSIONS albums. Cult rockers YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO are organising the...

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