The Hope Six Demolition Project
Delivery from US $2.78
* Delivery cost to United States of America (based on your detected location) for a single item. Adding multiple items to your order can reduce the cost per item. Choosing a different delivery option can change the cost per item. Final delivery cost will be shown in order review page.
- Release Date 15 April 2016
- In Stock
- Product code
- CD Album
- Island Records
This spring sees the release of PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, on April 15th through Island Records.
The Hope Six Demolition Project draws from several journeys undertaken by Harvey, who spent time in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington, D.C. over a four-year period. “When I’m writing a song I visualise the entire scene. I can see the colours, I can tell the time of day, I can sense the mood, I can see the light changing, the shadows moving, everything in that picture. Gathering information from secondary sources felt too far removed for what I was trying to write about. I wanted to smell the air, feel the soil and meet the people of the countries I was fascinated with”, says Harvey.
The album was recorded last year in residency at London’s Somerset House. The exhibition, entitled ‘Recording in Progress’ saw Harvey, her band, producers Flood and John Parish, and engineers working within a purpose-built recording studio behind one-way glass, observed throughout by public audiences.
- The Community Of Hope
- The Ministry Of Defence
- A Line in the Sand
- Chain Of Keys
- River Anacostia
- Near The Memorials to Vietnam and Lincoln
- The Orange Monkey
- The Ministry of Social Affairs
- The Wheel
- Dollar, Dollar