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PJ HARVEY’S WHITE CHALK ANNOUNCED FOR RELEASE ON JUNE 25 ON VINYL

WHITE CHALK – DEMOS ALSO OUT JUNE 25 ON CD, VINYL AND DIGITAL

 

 

BACK CATALOGUE AVAILABLE ON VINYL IN 2020/2021

 

LISTEN TO THE DEMO VERSION OF “WHEN UNDER ETHER” HERE

 

29 APRIL 2021 (TORONTO, ON) - June 25th sees the reissue of PJ Harvey’s seventh album White Chalk, which will be released on vinyl, alongside an album of previously unreleased demos which will be available on CD, vinyl and digital.

 

Produced by Flood and John Parish and featuring collaborators Jim White and Eric Drew Feldman, White Chalk charted at number 11 in the UK and received extensive critical acclaim upon its release in September 2007, including 5 stars from the Observer Music Monthly and praise from Mojo, Uncut, Rolling Stone, Village Voice and more.

 

The reissue was cut by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of John Parish.  

 

WHITE CHALK is repressed on vinyl. Out June 25. Pre order here

 

WHITE CHALK – DEMOS is available on digital, CD, and vinyl on June 25. Pre order here

 

THE PEEL SESSIONS 1991-2004 is repressed on vinyl. Out May 28. Pre order here

 

UH HUH HER is repressed on vinyl. Out April 30. Pre order here

 

UH HUH HER – DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on April 30. Pre order here

 

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA is repressed on vinyl. Out now. Order here.

 

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA – DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl. Out now. Order here.

 

IS THIS DESIRE? is repressed on vinyl. Out now. Order here

 

IS THIS DESIRE? - DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl. Out now. Order here

 

DANCE HALL AT LOUSE POINT is repressed on vinyl. Out November 13. Order here

 

TO BRING YOU MY LOVE is repressed on vinyl. Out September 11. Order here

 

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

 

RID OF ME is repressed on vinyl for the first time since its original release in 1993. Out August 21. Order here

 

4-TRACK DEMOS is also reissued on stand alone vinyl. Out August 21. Order here

 

DRY - DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl. Out July 24. Order here.

 

DRY (studio album) is available on Too Pure/Beggars Archive. Out July 24. Order here.

 

 

Praise for WHITE CHALK

 

“An album of lonely beauty and piercing sorrow…PJ Harvey at the peak of her considerable powers” – 8/10, Uncut

 

Singular…nothing Harvey has done in the past…can prepare you” – 5 stars, Observer Music Monthly

 

A brave and brilliant refocusing of her energies, virtually a rebirth” – 8/10, Mojo

 

 

www.pjharvey.net

 

Notes to Editors:

 

WHITE CHALK

Release date: 25th June 2021

Label: UMC/Island

Territory: World

Format: 1LP

UPC: 00602507253479

Catalogue Number: 0725347

 

Reissue on vinyl of the seventh PJ Harvey studio album White Chalk. The album was produced by PJ Harvey, Flood and John Parish and originally released in September 2007. White Chalk features the singles ‘When Under Ether’, 'The Piano' and ‘The Devil’. Reissue is faithful to the original recording and package, with cutting by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of original co-producer John Parish. 

 

LP Info

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

LP Track list

Side 1:

  1. The Devil
  2. Dear Darkness
  3. Grow Grow Grow
  4. When Under Ether
  5. White Chalk 

Side 2:

  1. Broken Harp
  2. Silence
  3. To Talk To You
  4. The Piano
  5. Before Departure
  6. The Mountain

 

WHITE CHALK – DEMOS

Release date: 25th June 2021

Label: UMC/Island

Territory: World

Format: 1LP

UPC: 00602507253509

Catalogue Number: 0725325

 

Collection of unreleased demos written for the seventh PJ Harvey studio album White Chalk, including demos of ‘When Under Ether’, 'The Piano' and ‘The Devil’.  Features new artwork with previously unseen photos by Maria Mochnacz. Artwork is overseen by Maria with Rob Crane. Mastering by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering, under the guidance of long time PJ Harvey producer John Parish. 

 

LP Info

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

LP Track list

Side 1:  

  1. The Devil - Demo
  2. Dear Darkness - Demo
  3. Grow Grow Grow - Demo
  4. When Under Ether - Demo
  5. White Chalk - Demo

 Side 2: 

  1. Broken Harp - Demo
  2. Silence - Demo
  3. To Talk To You - Demo
  4. The Piano - Demo
  5. Before Departure - Demo
  6. The Mountain - Demo

  

Format: 1CD

UPC: 00602507253752

Catalogue Number: 0725375

 

CD Info:

  • Gatefold outer sleeve
  • Printed inner sleeve

 

CD Track list

  1. The Devil - Demo
  2. Dear Darkness - Demo
  3. Grow Grow Grow - Demo
  4. When Under Ether - Demo
  5. White Chalk - Demo
  6. Broken Harp - Demo
  7. Silence - Demo
  8. To Talk To You - Demo
  9. The Piano - Demo
  10. Before Departure - Demo
  11. The Mountain – Demo

  

Format: Digital

UPCs: 00602507253974 (SD – 16bit/44.1kHz)

00602507401207 (MFiT)

00602507401214 (HD – 24bit/96kHz) 

Digital Info

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

Digital Track List

  1. The Devil - Demo
  2. Dear Darkness - Demo
  3. Grow Grow Grow - Demo
  4. When Under Ether - Demo
  5. White Chalk - Demo
  6. Broken Harp - Demo
  7. Silence - Demo
  8. To Talk To You - Demo
  9. The Piano - Demo
  10. Before Departure - Demo
  11. The Mountain – 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.