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PJ Harvey to release new album in Spring 2016

on December 18, 2015, 8:45am

Back in January, PJ Harvey holed up at London’s Somerset House and recorded a new album in sessions open to the public. The as-yet-untitled LP, her first since 2011’s Let England Shake, will finally surface in Spring 2016. In anticipation, she’s shared a brief teaser trailer featuring snippets of new music, which you can see below.

The album documents a “unique artistic journey which took her to Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington, D.C,” according to a press release.

Harvey previewed several of the album tracks during an October concert at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Watch fan-shot performance footage of songs called “Chain of Keys” and “The Ministry of Social Affairs” below.

Harvey has already scheduled a few live performances behind the new album. See those currently confirmed dates below.

PJ Harvey 2016 Tour Dates:
06/11-12 – London, UK @ Field Day Festival
06/29-07/02 – Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival
07/07-09 – Trenčín, SL @ Pohoda Festival

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