Despite the widespread critical acclaim, Steve Albini, who recorded most of the album with the band at Pachyderm Studios outside Minneapolis, came in for his fair share of criticism for, among other things, the album’s rawer-than-raw sound and the walls of noise that sometimes obscured Harvey’s vocals.
The controversy only seemed to gild the album’s legend, though, and with time it has become a definitive document of the 1990s.
The artists will donate all net profits from the track to Beyond Association, a national Lebanese NGO which provides access to education, healthcare, and psycho-social support for displaced children in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon.
A Dog Called Money and I’ll Be Waiting were recorded at London’s Somerset House during The Hope Six Demolition Project sessions in January 2015.
PJ Harvey has a walloping, 50-foot-tall legacy — musicially and emotionally raw when stadium angst was a boys club; opening the door for everyone from Alanis to Karen O.
But in 1993, PJ Harvey was the name of a band: bassist Steve Vaughan, drummer Rob Ellis, and frontwoman Polly Jean Harvey, who would soon after come to be known as “PJ Harvey” regardless of whom she played with.
PJ Harvey is a 47-year-old English singer, songwriter and musician, best known for albums like Let England Shake, Down by the Water or Rid of Me, her hit Let England Shake, Down by the Water or Rid of Me.
But listening to the five albums she has produced you sense trouble.
Her most recent album, Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea, has sold some three million copies worldwide. Club’s look at the deep cuts, detours, experiments, and anthems that make us reach for replay. From Cole Porter to Frank Ocean, songwriters have long squeezed bittersweet juice from the low-hanging fruit of uncertainty, confusion, and unrequited longing.