24 – 26 Jun 2016, Worthy Farm, Pilton
PJ Harvey
PJ Harvey
19:50 Sun 26 Jun 2016 Other Stage

Polly Jean "PJ" Harvey MBE (born 9 October 1969) is an English musician and singer-songwriter. Primarily known as a vocalist and guitarist, she is also proficient with a wide range of instruments.

Harvey began her career in 1988 when she joined local band Automatic Dlamini as a vocalist, guitarist and saxophone player. The band's frontman: John Parish, become her long-term collaborator. In 1991, she formed an eponymous trio called PJ Harvey, and subsequently began her career as PJ Harvey. The trio released two studio albums, Dry (1992) and Rid of Me (1993) before disbanding, after which Harvey continued as a solo artist. Since 1995, she has released a further nine studio albums with collaborations from various musicians including Parish, former band mate Rob Ellis, Mick Harvey and Eric Drew Feldman and has also worked extensively with record producer Flood.

Among the accolades she has received: the 2001 and 2011 Mercury Prize for Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (2000) and Let England Shake (2011), respectively. Harvey is the only artist to have been awarded the prize twice. She has also accrued eight Brit Award nominations[citation needed], seven Grammy Award nominations[citation needed] and two further Mercury Prize nominations[citation needed]. Rolling Stone awarded her three accolades: 1992's Best New Artist, and Best Singer Songwriter, and 1995's Artist of the Year; Rolling Stone also listed Rid of Me, To Bring You My Love (1995) and Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea on its list of their 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2011, she was awarded for Outstanding Contribution To Music at the NME Awards. In June 2013, she was awarded an MBE for services to music.

Polly Jean "PJ" Harvey MBE (born 9 October 1969) is an English musician and singer-songwriter. Primarily known as a vocalist and guitarist, she is also proficient with a wide range of instruments.

Harvey began her career in 1988 when she joined local band Automatic Dlamini as a vocalist, guitarist and saxophone player. The band's frontman: John Parish, become her long-term collaborator. In 1991, she formed an eponymous trio called PJ Harvey, and subsequently began her career as PJ Harvey. The trio released two studio albums, Dry (1992) and Rid of Me (1993) before disbanding, after which Harvey continued as a solo artist. Since 1995, she has released a further nine studio albums with collaborations from various musicians including Parish, former band mate Rob Ellis, Mick Harvey and Eric Drew Feldman and has also worked extensively with record producer Flood.

Among the accolades she has received: the 2001 and 2011 Mercury Prize for Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (2000) and Let England Shake (2011), respectively. Harvey is the only artist to have been awarded the prize twice. She has also accrued eight Brit Award nominations[citation needed], seven Grammy Award nominations[citation needed] and two further Mercury Prize nominations[citation needed]. Rolling Stone awarded her three accolades: 1992's Best New Artist, and Best Singer Songwriter, and 1995's Artist of the Year; Rolling Stone also listed Rid of Me, To Bring You My Love (1995) and Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea on its list of their 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2011, she was awarded for Outstanding Contribution To Music at the NME Awards. In June 2013, she was awarded an MBE for services to music.

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Set List on Other Stage on 26 Jun 2016 at Worthy Farm, Pilton

Chain Of Keys
The Ministry of Defence
The Community Of Hope
Let England Shake
The Glorious Land
Medicinals
Dollar, Dollar
The Wheel
The Ministry of Social Affairs
50 Foot Queenie
To Bring You My Love
River Anacostia