My Beautiful Leah - PJ Harvey - Is This Desire? (Cassette, Album)

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  1. The music on the album was played largely by Harvey and Parish, with contributions from seasoned musicians Joe Gore, Mick Harvey, Jean-Marc Butty, and others. Many of the musicians who appeared on the album joined Harvey on tour to support it in To Bring You My Love is considered to be PJ Harvey's breakthrough/5(33).
  2. The first of PJ Harvey’s albums to not completely shatter my expectations and blow me away, Is This Desire? takes yet another different approaches than her previous effort To Bring You My Love. On her fourth effort, Harvey takes a far more subdued and subtle direction, so brooding at times that it could cross into a goth rock territory; yet.
  3. Following a clutch of visceral alt-rock releases, PJ Harvey closed out the '90s with this simmering, electronic-infused album. Is This Desire? is built on the intimate tales and torments of various women—the prostitute's plight in "Angelene" is reflected in Harvey's grungy snarl, while the innocent "Joy" hopelessly rumbles through creeping industrial dissonance.
  4. Oct 16,  · The question mark at the end of the album’s title becomes more important with the next two songs, both of which deal with twisted desire. “My Beautiful Leah” is the song that apparently pushed PJ over the edge for a while, a tale of a woman engaged in the perpetual search to find either meaning in her life, someone authentic who genuinely needs her, or both.
  5. Editors’ Notes Following a clutch of visceral alt-rock releases, PJ Harvey closed out the '90s with this simmering, electronic-infused album. Is This Desire? is built on the intimate tales and torments of various women—the prostitute's plight in "Angelene" is reflected in Harvey's grungy snarl, while the innocent "Joy" hopelessly rumbles through creeping industrial dissonance.
  6. Download links and information about Is This Desire by PJ Harvey. This album was released in and it belongs to genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of minutes.
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  8. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of Is This Desire? on Discogs. Label: Island Records - • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Blues Rock5/5(1).
  9. Is This Desire? found Harvey switching from her earlier guitar-driven rock style into subtler, quieter, atmospheric soundscapes and mood pieces based around keyboards, bass and electronics. There were reports that Harvey gave herself so completely to the record that it was detrimental to her health.

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