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Description: Rid of Me is the second studio album by British musician PJ Harvey. It was released by Island Records in May of 1993, approximately one year after the release of her critically acclaimed debut album Dry. It marked a departure from Harvey’s previous songwriting, being more raw and aggressive than it’s predecessor. The songs on Rid of Me were performed by Harvey’s eponymous trio, consisting of Harvey on guitar and vocals, Rob Ellis on drums and background vocals, and Steve Vaughan on bass. It was the last album they recorded as a group before disbanding in late 1993. Most of the songs on the album were recorded by Steve A ... (more)
Manufacturer: Island
Release date: 4 May 1993
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0731451469626 UPC: 731451469626
Tags: Rock (3), 1993 (3), Female Singer (1), Alternative Rock (1), Indie (1), 1990's (1), Duystermuziek (1), Indie Rock (1), Dorset (1), England (1), Bought 2010 (1), English (1), Album (1), 1990s (1)
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" Originally Released: May 4 1993 Genre: Alternative rock, indie rock, punk blues Wiki: Rid of Me is the second studio album by English singer-songwriter and musician PJ Harvey. Structurally, Harvey continued to complicate her songwriting by utilising "strangely skewed time signatures and twisty song structures" resulting in songs that "tilt toward performance art". The album's lyrics have been widely interpreted as being feminist in nature. Harvey, however, repeatedly denied a feminist agend"


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"In 1992, PJ Harvey emerged from the rural town of Yeovil, England, and into the musical world with the seething tune "Sheela-Na-Gig." While Harvey's subsequent debut album Dry was a radical step forward, it didn't prepare anyone for her uncompromising next album — her best — that would follow the next year, Rid Of Me. The album was pulled together against all odds, and you can hear it in the stark recording: Done in isolation, while the band sparked with internal tensions and Harvey's songwr"


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"In the wake of her 1992 debut, Dry, England’s Polly Harvey could easily have edged toward the mainstream. Instead, in cahoots with producer Steve Albini, her band created a tempestuous follow-up that proved she was a fantastically singular talent. Standout track: “Rid of Me”"


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