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PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy

Miranda Sawyer is joined by PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy to talk about their new film A Dog Called Money.

Miranda Sawyer is joined by PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy to talk about their new film A Dog Called Money, a uniquely intimate journey through the inspiration, writing and recording of a PJ Harvey record.

Writer and musician Polly Harvey and award-winning photographer Seamus Murphy, hatched a collaboration. Seeking first-hand experience of the countries she wanted to write about, Harvey accompanied Murphy on some of his worldwide reporting trips, joining him in Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Washington DC. Harvey collected words, Murphy collected images. Back home, the words become poems, songs, then an album, which is recorded in an unprecedented art experiment in Somerset House, London. In a specially constructed room behind one-way glass, the public - all cameras surrendered - are invited to watch the 5 week process as a live sound-sculpture.

Murphy exclusively documents the experiment with the same forensic vision and private access as their travels. By capturing the immediacy of their encounters with the people and places .

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Sun 3 Nov 2019 13:00

Music Played

  • PJ Harvey

    The Wheel

    • Island.
  • PJ Harvey

    Let England Shake

    • Island.
  • PJ Harvey

    Chain Of Keys

    • Island Records.
  • PJ Harvey

    The Community Of Hope

    • Island Records.
  • PJ Harvey

    The Orange Monkey

    • Island Records.
  • PJ Harvey

    The Ministry of Social Affairs

  • PJ Harvey

    A Line In The Sand

  • PJ Harvey

    Medicinals

    • Island.
  • PJ Harvey

    A Dog Called Money

  • PJ Harvey

    A Crowded Cell

  • PJ Harvey

    Red Right Hand

    • UMC/Island.
  • Thom Yorke

    Suspirium

    • XL Recordings.
  • Mica Levi

    Lee Harvey Oswald

  • PJ Harvey

    River Anacostia

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