PJ Harvey has released a new single, ‘I Inside The Old I Dying’, along with details of his 2023 UK and European tour. See below for schedule and ticket details.
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The two-time Mercury Prize winner returned in April with the single “A Child’s Question, August,” her long-awaited 10th album, I Inside The Old Year Dying, following 2016’s The Hope Six Demolition. ]Announced the news. plan’.
Now, Harvey shares another taste of the record, saying, “A delicate, beautiful song that didn’t catch us until our last day in the studio.”
“Over the past five weeks we have tried many times to capture it, but have failed, and/but John [Parish, producer and collaborator] We reinvented the feel of guitar patterns,” she explained. “When he was demonstrating it in the control room, Flood [producer] While John handed me the mic and pressed the record, I was sitting next to him trying to figure out how to sing. The result somehow captures the fantastical, melancholic longing I was looking for. “
She continued: “In the lyrics, everyone is waiting for the Messiah to reappear. , and from child to adult, from life to death and into eternity, there is a sense of transition from one realm to another.”
Harvey has also announced extended UK and European tour dates starting in September, which you can check out below. For tickets, on-sale dates, and other details, visit here.
22 – 3 Olympia Theatre, Dublin
23 – 3 Olympia Theatre, Dublin
25 – Barrowland, Glasgow
26 – Barrowland, Glasgow
28 – Roundhouse, London
29 – Roundhouse, London
2 – Albert Hall, Manchester
3 – Albert Hall, Manchester
6 – Paradiso, Amsterdam
7 – Paradiso, Amsterdam
9 – Cirque Royale, Brussels
10 – Cirque Royale, Brussels
12 – Olympia, Paris
13 – Olympia, Paris
15 – People’s House, Zurich
16 – People’s House, Zurich
18 – Lucerna Great Hall, Prague
19 – Lucerna Great Hall, Prague
21 – Admiral Spalast, Berlin
22 – Admiral Spalast, Berlin
24 – Palladium, Warsaw
25 – Palladium, Warsaw
27 – Falconersalen, Copenhagen
28 – Falconersalen, Copenhagen
30 – Center Stage, Oslo
31 – Center Stage, Oslo
“I Inside The Old Year Dying” was written over three weeks, but the idea dates back to 2017 when she felt disconnected from music.
Seeking to rekindle his connection with songwriting, the inspiration for the new song was revealed following advice from filmmaker Steve McQueen. He told her to ignore her “process of writing her album” and instead rediscover why she fell in love with her in the first place. words, images and music.”
With this album, the singer-songwriter will return to her roots with inspiration from the likes of Nina Simone and Bob Dylan, offering her fans “a space of rest, comfort, serenity, balm.” It’s made to feel like something that fits. the era we are in. “
I Inside The Old Year Dying will be released on Partizan on July 7th and will be produced by longtime collaborators Flood and John Parrish. Click here to pre-order the album.
After ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’, the artist has worked on a series of other projects. These include creating a full score for . all about eve stage performance  Contributed to the soundtrack of the Apple TV+ series bad sisters.