PJ HARVEY’S IS THIS DESIRE? ANNOUNCED FOR RELEASE ON VINYL ON JANUARY 29
IS THIS DESIRE? – DEMOS ALSO OUT JANUARY 29 ON CD, VINYL AND DIGITAL
BACK CATALOGUE SET FOR RELEASE ON VINYL IN 2020/2021
INCLUDES NEW DEMO VERSION OF “ANGELENE”
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
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Universal Music Canada
The 29th January will see the reissue of IS THIS DESIRE?, the fourth studio album by PJ Harvey, alongside a collection of unreleased demos which will be available on CD, vinyl and digital.
Is This Desire? was co-produced by Flood, Head and Harvey, and recorded in Somerset and London. It received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Alternative Music Performance of 1998 and featured her biggest UK hit single with ‘A Perfect Day Elise’, which reached number 25 in the charts.
The release will be accompanied by a full restoration of the previously unreleased video for "Angelene," as well as both videos for "The Wind" and "A Perfect Day Elise."
IS THIS DESIRE? is repressed on vinyl. Out 29 January 2021 on UMC/ Island. Pre order below
IS THIS DESIRE? - DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on 29 January on UMC/ Island. Pre order below.
DANCE HALL AT LOUSE POINT is repressed on vinyl. Out 13 November on UMC/ Island.
TO BRING YOU MY LOVE is repressed on vinyl. Out 11 September on UMC/ Island.
TO BRING YOU MY LOVE – DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on 11 September on UMC/ Island.
RID OF ME is repressed on vinyl for the first time since its original release in 1993. Out 21 August on UMC/Island.
4-TRACK DEMOS is also reissued on stand alone vinyl from 21 August on UMC/Island.
DRY - DEMOS is available on digital, CD and vinyl on 24 July on UMC/Island Records.
DRY (studio album) is available on Too Pure/Beggars Archive on vinyl on 24 July.
Praise for IS THIS DESIRE?:
Notes to Editors:
Is This Desire? - [LP FORMAT]
Collection of unreleased demos of every track written for the fourth PJ Harvey studio album Is This Desire?, including demos of ‘A Perfect Day Elise’, 'The Wind' and ‘Angelene’. Audio has been mastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of long time PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish. Features new artwork with previously unseen photos by Maria Mochnacz.
Is This Desire? - Demos [LP FORMAT]
Is This Desire? - Demos [CD FORMAT]
Is This Desire? - Demos [Digital Format]
UMC/Island have announced a comprehensive reissue campaign which will see PJ Harvey’s back catalogue, plus her two albums in collaboration with John Parish, released on vinyl over the next 12 months. For the first time, each of PJ Harvey’s accompanying album demos will be available as a stand-alone album on CD, vinyl and digital
This catalogue project will celebrate every aspect of Harvey’s recording career and provide a comprehensive look at the evolution of a singular and extraordinary artist.
Source Universal Music Canada
December 4, 2020 12:25pm ET by Pressparty