PJ Harvey announces the release of a new single, “A Child’s Question, August”. It is set to be released on Wednesday, April 26th. Below, you can see a preview of the song’s accompanying music video directed by Steve Gullick.
Harvey previously revealed that he intends to release a new album this summer. her last full length, Sixth Hope Demolition Projectcame out in 2016.
Talking to Rolling Stone Last year, Harpy said she was inspired by “soundtrack composers” such as Jonny Greenwood, Mika Levy, Hildur Gunadottir and Ryuichi Sakamoto, as well as Thom Yorke’s work with The Smile and Anna von Hauswolf. All thoughts flyand Bob Dylan’s 2020 effort Rough and noisy roads.
She also said that her multi-year archival campaign—in which she reissued her previous albums and associated demos on vinyl—forced her to “go back to demoing again on my four songs”.
Last year, Harvey collaborated with composer Tim Phillips on the soundtrack for the Apple TV+ series Bad sisters.
PJ Harvey’s new single “Question Baby, August” will be released on Wednesday, April 26th. Save ahead here https://t.co/Tx8mfeO3nT
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