PJ Harvey will release a new album in 2023
PJ Harvey is set to release his first album since 2016 in 2023.
The 52-year-old musician and poet admits it took “a long time” to complete the ‘Hope Six Demolition Project’ sequel – which is yet to be titled – but it was worth the wait.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, she said, “I’m very happy with it.
“It took a long time to write to do well, but finally, I feel very happy with it.”
The ‘Good Fortune’ singer also revealed that she’s been inspired by numerous soundtracks recently, including those by Radiohead‘s Jonny Greenwood, while she’s also a fan of ‘Creep’ frontman Thom’s solo works. Yorke and “Rough and Rowdy Ways” by Bob Dylan. ‘.
She said: “I’ve been drawn to working on soundtracks more and more. I think because of my love of film and television, I so often fall completely in love with a soundtrack. Some of the greatest soundtrack writers would be Jonny Greenwood, Mica Levi, Hildur Guðnadóttir, his Chernobyl soundtrack, for example, Ryuichi Sakamoto.”
PJ added: “So I listen to instrumental music from films very often, but otherwise I think kind of contemporary music, I really loved Thom Yorke’s solo projects, but also his work with The Smile. Mica Levi’s bands, his work with Tirzah, his work with Micachu and the Shapes, ‘Good Sad Happy Bad.’ Gosh, and I recently stumbled across Anna von Hausswolff’s ‘All Thoughts Fly’, which m ‘ flipped. I thought that was amazing. Bob Dylan, I mean “Murder Most Foul” was absolutely amazing. life, doing his best work like his most recent work. I think, ‘Oh, wow.’ It fills me with such pleasure. And I felt that with Bob Dylan’s whole ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ album.”