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PJ HARVEY ANNOUNCES STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA FOR RELEASE ON VINYL ON FEBRUARY 26

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA – DEMOS, ALSO OUT FEBRUARY 26 ON CD, VINYL AND DIGITAL

 

 

BACK CATALOGUE AVAILABLE ON VINYL IN 2020/2021

 

LISTEN TO DEMO VERSION OF "THIS MESS WE’RE IN" HERE

 

06 JANUARY 2021 (TORONTO, ON) - On 26th February, UMC/Island/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company, will release the reissue of the vinyl of STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA, the fifth studio album by PJ Harvey, alongside a collection of unreleased demos which will be available on CD, vinyl and digital.

 

One of Harvey’s most acclaimed albums, STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA earned her multiple accolades, including BRIT Award nominations for Best British Female Artist two years in a row, Grammy Award nominations for Best Rock Album and Best Female Rock Performance and, of course, the Mercury Music Prize for Best Album. It reached number 23 in the UK Albums Chart and appeared extensively on end of year lists. 

 

The release will be accompanied by full restorations of the videos for "A Place Called Home," "Good Fortune" and "This is Love."

 

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA is repressed on vinyl on February 26

PRE-ORDER HERE

 

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA – DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on February 26

PRE-ORDER HERE

 

IS THIS DESIRE? is repressed on vinyl on January 29

PRE-ORDER HERE 

 

IS THIS DESIRE? - DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on January 29

PRE-ORDER HERE 

 

DANCE HALL AT LOUSE POINT is repressed on vinyl on November 13

PRE-ORDER HERE 

 

TO BRING YOU MY LOVE is repressed on vinyl on September 11

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TO BRING YOU MY LOVE – DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on September 11

ORDER HERE 

 

RID OF ME is repressed on vinyl for the first time since its original release in 1993, out August 23

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4-TRACK DEMOS is also reissued on stand alone vinyl, out August 21

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DRY - DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on out July 24

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DRY (studio album) is available on Too Pure/Beggars Archive on July 24

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Praise for STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA

 

“A magnificent, life affirming opus” – NME

 

“The best album of her career” -  Rolling Stone

 

"Leaner…its chips are stacked on visceral power and vitalising vocals." – Mojo

 

 

www.pjharvey.net

 

 

Notes to Editors:

 

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA

Release date: 26th February 2021

Label: UMC/Island

Territory: World

Format: 1LP

UPC: 00602508985416

Catalogue Number: 0898541

 

Reissue on vinyl of the fifth PJ Harvey studio album STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA. Produced by PJ Harvey with Rob Ellis and Mick Harvey, and originally released in October 2000, Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea features the singles ‘Good Fortune’, 'A Place Called Home' and ‘This Is Love’ and includes a duet with Radiohead's Thom Yorke on 'This Mess We're In'.  The album won the Mercury Music Prize in 2001.  Reissue is faithful to the original recording and package, cutting by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of long time PJ Harvey producer Head. 

 LP Info

  • 1LP, 180gsm black vinyl
  • Full colour outer sleeve, with printed inner sleeve and lyrics insert
  • Download card

 

LP Track list:

Side 1

  1. Big Exit
  2. Good Fortune
  3. A Place Called Home
  4. One Line
  5. Beautiful Feeling
  6. The Whores Hustle And The Hustlers Whore

Side 2

  1. This Mess We’re In
  2. You Said Something
  3. Kamikaze
  4. This Is Love
  5. Horses In My Dreams
  6. We Float

 

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA - DEMOS

Release date: 26th February 2021

Label: UMC/Island

Territory: World

 

Collection of unreleased demos of every track written for the fifth PJ Harvey studio album Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea, including demos of ‘Good Fortune’, 'A Place Called Home' and ‘This Is Love’.  Audio has been mastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of long time PJ Harvey collaborator Head.  Features brand new artwork with previously unseen photos by Maria Mochnacz.  

Format: 1LP

UPC: 00602508985430

Catalogue Number: 0898543

LP Info

  • 1LP, 180gsm black vinyl
  • Full colour outer sleeve, with printed inner sleeve
  • Artwork includes previously unseen photos
  • Download card

 

LP Track list:

Side 1

  1. Big Exit - Demo
  2. Good Fortune - Demo
  3. A Place Called Home - Demo
  4. One Line - Demo
  5. Beautiful Feeling - Demo
  6. The Whores Hustle And The Hustlers Whore - Demo

Side 2

  1. This Mess We’re In - Demo
  2. You Said Something - Demo
  3. Kamikaze - Demo
  4. This Is Love - Demo
  5. Horses In My Dreams - Demo
  6. We Float - Demo

 

Format: 1CD

UPC: 00602508985447

Catalogue Number: 0898544

CD Info

  • Mini-gatefold outer sleeve
  • Printed inner sleeve

 

CD Track list 

  1. Big Exit - Demo
  2. Good Fortune - Demo
  3. A Place Called Home - Demo
  4. One Line - Demo
  5. Beautiful Feeling - Demo
  6. The Whores Hustle And The Hustlers Whore - Demo
  7. This Mess We’re In - Demo
  8. You Said Something - Demo
  9. Kamikaze - Demo
  10. This Is Love - Demo
  11. Horses In My Dreams - Demo
  12. We Float - Demo

 

Format: Digital

UPCs: 00602508985478 (SD – 16bit/44.1kHz)

00602507401146 (MFiT)

00602507401153 (HD – 24bit/96kHz) 

Digital Info

  • 12-track digital release in standard definition, MFiT and HD formats

 

Digital Track list:

  1. Big Exit - Demo
  2. Good Fortune - Demo
  3. A Place Called Home - Demo
  4. One Line - Demo
  5. Beautiful Feeling - Demo
  6. The Whores Hustle And The Hustlers Whore - Demo
  7. This Mess We’re In - Demo
  8. You Said Something - Demo
  9. Kamikaze - Demo
  10. This Is Love - Demo
  11. Horses In My Dreams - Demo
  12. We Float - Demo

 


UMC/Island have announced a comprehensive reissue campaign which will see PJ Harvey’s back catalogue, plus her two albums in collaboration with John Parish, released on vinyl across 2020 and 2021. For the first time, each of PJ Harvey’s accompanying album demos will be available as a stand-alone album on CD, vinyl and digital

 

This catalogue project will celebrate every aspect of Harvey’s recording career and provide a comprehensive look at the evolution of a singular and extraordinary artist.