Polly Jean Harvey has won worldwide recognition for her raw, bluesy music while remaining one of rock's most enigmatic and private figures. Starting out as PJ Harvey, the first female artist to win the prestigious Mercury Music Prize has spent more than a decade creating a series of scorching albums and collaborating with musicians including Nick Cave, Radiohead, Tricky, Marianne Faithfull and Queens Of The Stone Age.
This groundbreaking biography traces Harvey's personal and artistic development from her childhood in a small Dorset village, through her recordings with Too Pure and Island, right up to her headlining World Tour of 2004.
Featuring both new and archive interview material with Harvey herself as well as those closest to her, this book will be a real revelation for her fans all round the world.
This is the Updated Edition of PJ Harvey's biography, and features a full discography, including bootlegs and rarities. Paperback Edition.