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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #30 on: May 12, 2017, 06:32:09 PM »
Don't know how to post links but there us a beautiful YouTube clip of PJ Harvey and Bjork

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« Reply #31 on: May 12, 2017, 06:44:42 PM »
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Don't know how to post links but there us a beautiful YouTube clip of PJ Harvey and Bjork

the one at the brits playing satisfaction?

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #32 on: May 12, 2017, 06:52:15 PM »
That's the one. Love it. And them.

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #33 on: May 13, 2017, 08:06:30 AM »
Saw Polly last year at Glastonbury. Fantastic performance as usual. Ride of Me is a bloody awesome album and still holds its ground today.

One of my favourite performances from the 2003 v festival
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« Reply #34 on: May 13, 2017, 01:29:03 PM »
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Saw Polly last year at Glastonbury. Fantastic performance as usual. Ride of Me is a bloody awesome album and still holds its ground today.

One of my favourite performances from the 2003 v festival
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Oh yes!!

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« Reply #35 on: May 15, 2017, 05:00:30 PM »
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'Archangel' a great description.


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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #36 on: June 07, 2017, 03:49:34 PM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #37 on: June 07, 2017, 04:49:55 PM »
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I was blown away by PJ Harvey's live performance the first time I saw her opening for U2 on the Elevation Tour in 2001. I saw that tour 5 times, which means I got to see PJ Harvey open for them 5 times as well. I became a fan and purchased all the albums. I saw her on her own tours that year and in years since.

Same here!  My first exposure to her was as the opener on the Elevation tour, and I've loved her ever since!

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #38 on: June 09, 2017, 07:08:07 AM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Great track - so pertinent.  Thanks for altering us to this great new release.

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« Reply #39 on: June 09, 2017, 07:33:18 AM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Great track - so pertinent.  Thanks for altering us to this great new release.

I would think it would go do down a storm here as hasn't Bono made some comments/commentary in gigs in last few years about refugee crisis?

This song obviously takes a much more head on approach but i recall the refugee crisis being a pretty big deal to fans on here.

Lyrics are something else the lyrical image of 'a grey boy burned by cigarettes pushed with scarred hands through the fence' is simply stunningly put by Polly Jean.

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #40 on: June 09, 2017, 08:00:53 AM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Great track - so pertinent.  Thanks for altering us to this great new release.

I would think it would go do down a storm here as hasn't Bono made some comments/commentary in gigs in last few years about refugee crisis?

This song obviously takes a much more head on approach but i recall the refugee crisis being a pretty big deal to fans on here.

Lyrics are something else the lyrical image of 'a grey boy burned by cigarettes pushed with scarred hands through the fence' is simply stunningly put by Polly Jean.

I'm not sure an American U2 audience would take to this track given the review I just read of the Pittsburg show by tigerfan... sounds like there were grumblings about the refugee videos during the concert.  You're right this is a stunning lyric, and I'd like U2 to try to tackle things like this head on with their next LP.

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« Reply #41 on: June 11, 2017, 02:02:29 PM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Great track - so pertinent.  Thanks for altering us to this great new release.

I would think it would go do down a storm here as hasn't Bono made some comments/commentary in gigs in last few years about refugee crisis?

This song obviously takes a much more head on approach but i recall the refugee crisis being a pretty big deal to fans on here.

Lyrics are something else the lyrical image of 'a grey boy burned by cigarettes pushed with scarred hands through the fence' is simply stunningly put by Polly Jean.

I'm not sure an American U2 audience would take to this track given the review I just read of the Pittsburg show by tigerfan... sounds like there were grumblings about the refugee videos during the concert.  You're right this is a stunning lyric, and I'd like U2 to try to tackle things like this head on with their next LP.

I thought u2's audience especially in America were very much into the causes.

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #42 on: June 11, 2017, 02:05:24 PM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Great track - so pertinent.  Thanks for altering us to this great new release.

I would think it would go do down a storm here as hasn't Bono made some comments/commentary in gigs in last few years about refugee crisis?

This song obviously takes a much more head on approach but i recall the refugee crisis being a pretty big deal to fans on here.

Lyrics are something else the lyrical image of 'a grey boy burned by cigarettes pushed with scarred hands through the fence' is simply stunningly put by Polly Jean.

I'm not sure an American U2 audience would take to this track given the review I just read of the Pittsburg show by tigerfan... sounds like there were grumblings about the refugee videos during the concert.  You're right this is a stunning lyric, and I'd like U2 to try to tackle things like this head on with their next LP.

I thought u2's audience especially in America were very much into the causes.

In certain markets they're alright with it, maybe even supportive of it, but in other markets (such as Pittsburgh and anywhere south of that), they get annoyed with the least little mention of the refugee crisis or anything that is perceived as anti-republican.

As for PJ, I haven't heard much of her music, but perhaps will check her out along with Beck, another that's long been on my to-listen to list.

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #43 on: June 11, 2017, 02:25:37 PM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Great track - so pertinent.  Thanks for altering us to this great new release.

I would think it would go do down a storm here as hasn't Bono made some comments/commentary in gigs in last few years about refugee crisis?

This song obviously takes a much more head on approach but i recall the refugee crisis being a pretty big deal to fans on here.

Lyrics are something else the lyrical image of 'a grey boy burned by cigarettes pushed with scarred hands through the fence' is simply stunningly put by Polly Jean.

I'm not sure an American U2 audience would take to this track given the review I just read of the Pittsburg show by tigerfan... sounds like there were grumblings about the refugee videos during the concert.  You're right this is a stunning lyric, and I'd like U2 to try to tackle things like this head on with their next LP.

I thought u2's audience especially in America were very much into the causes.

In certain markets they're alright with it, maybe even supportive of it, but in other markets (such as Pittsburgh and anywhere south of that), they get annoyed with the least little mention of the refugee crisis or anything that is perceived as anti-republican.

As for PJ, I haven't heard much of her music, but perhaps will check her out along with Beck, another that's long been on my to-listen to list.

interesting perspective, thanks....

as for PJ......here is a bit of a beginners guide of songs to start with...

A Perfect Day Elise

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Big Exit

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Re: PJ Harvey
« Reply #44 on: June 12, 2017, 05:43:55 AM »
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The timing of PJ Harvey’s latest release is pertinent. As political squabbling reaches its climax before the UK’s general election on 8 June, the musician is turning her gaze towards the global refugee crisis for a collaboration with Egyptian artist Ramy Essam, whose song Irhal became synonymous with the demonstrations at Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Egyptian revolution of 2011.

Entitled The Camp, the minimal, haunting song serves a higher moral purpose than a normal experiment with melody. Along with its video, which uses images from the forthcoming book by acclaimed photojournalist Giles Duley, I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See, its message of despair – descriptions of “children who move like ghosts” and a “grey boy burned by cigarettes, pushed with scarred hands through the fence” – documents the lives of displaced children in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon.

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Great track - so pertinent.  Thanks for altering us to this great new release.

I would think it would go do down a storm here as hasn't Bono made some comments/commentary in gigs in last few years about refugee crisis?

This song obviously takes a much more head on approach but i recall the refugee crisis being a pretty big deal to fans on here.

Lyrics are something else the lyrical image of 'a grey boy burned by cigarettes pushed with scarred hands through the fence' is simply stunningly put by Polly Jean.

I'm not sure an American U2 audience would take to this track given the review I just read of the Pittsburg show by tigerfan... sounds like there were grumblings about the refugee videos during the concert.  You're right this is a stunning lyric, and I'd like U2 to try to tackle things like this head on with their next LP.

I thought u2's audience especially in America were very much into the causes.

In certain markets they're alright with it, maybe even supportive of it, but in other markets (such as Pittsburgh and anywhere south of that), they get annoyed with the least little mention of the refugee crisis or anything that is perceived as anti-republican.

As for PJ, I haven't heard much of her music, but perhaps will check her out along with Beck, another that's long been on my to-listen to list.

interesting perspective, thanks....

as for PJ......here is a bit of a beginners guide of songs to start with...

A Perfect Day Elise

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Big Exit

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All and Everyone

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Sheela Na Gig

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Down by The Water

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Oh My Lover

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Dress

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Rid of Me

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I think tiger and myself should watch out for your sarcasm about American audiences  :P Also that you should have recommended Angelene.