Is This Desire?

£ 19.99


Is This Desire? finds Harvey delivering on the promise of her earlier albums: without losing any of the rage of her earlier, more guitar-driven work, she further refines her psychotic tales of obsession and despair, all the while laying down a sonic groundwork which is always experimental and unexpected, including a heavy dose of electronica.

Harvey's trademark whisper-to-a-scream vocal style is present throughout is this desire. The Sky Lit Up sees a casual, almost spoken vocal erupt slowly into an otherworldy wail, accented perfectly by wild guitar textures. Catherine is a sublime, evocative ballad, whose vitriolic lyrics are juxtaposed against a soft, rolling backing track. The Garden skips along at a determined pace, with keyboard textures and swelling strings making it a quintessential PJ Harvey composition: haunting, angry and thoroughly unusual.

The Sky Lit Up
The Wind
My Beautiful Leah
A Perfect Day Elise
Electric Light
The Garden
The River
No Girl So Sweet
Is This Desire?
Format: LP
Label: Island Records Island Records
Catalogue numbers: 0898528

Phonographic Copyright (p)-Universal Music Operations Ltd.
Copyright (c)-Universal Music Operations Ltd.
Record Company-Universal Music
Record Company-Universal International Music B.V.
Recorded At-Small World Studios
Recorded At-Whitfield Street Studios
Mixed At-Whitfield Street Studios
Lacquer Cut At-Loud Mastering
Published By-Hot Head Music Ltd.
Published By-Kobalt Songs Music Publishing
Published By-Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
Pressed By-Optimal Media GmbH

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Label Code-LC00407
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Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

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