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PJ Harvey, one of the most iconic musicians of our time, will return to İstanbul for another inspirational performance at Zorlu Performing Arts Center.
Polly Jean Harvey, known to millions as PJ Harvey, started her outstanding music career in late 80's. In 1988, she joined Automatic Dlamini as a vocalist, but she wasn't a full-time musician until 1991, when she formed the eponymous bass, drums, guitar trio. The trio released two albums, including the fantastic debut "Dry" and the Mercury Prize nominated second album "Rid of Me". In 1993, she was already named as the "Best Songwriter" and "Best New Female Singer" by Rolling Stone Magazine.
Harvey, then focused on her solo career, she released her third studio album, "To Bring You My Love" featuring musicians John Parish, Mick Harvey and Jean-Marc Butty, all of whom would continue to perform and record with Harvey for the rest of her career. With her third album, Harvey gained huge international recognition and success. The album was voted as the Album of the Year by many prestigious magazines and newspapers such as Rolling Stone, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times.
Throughout her magnificent career, PJ Harvey released acclaimed albums such as "Is This Desire?", "Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea", "Uh Huh Her", "White Chalk" and "Let England Shake". She is a two time Mercury Prize winner, which makes her the only artist to have been awarded Mercury Prize more than once. She also has six Grammy nominations and eight BRIT Awards nominations. In 2013 she was awarded an MBE for her services to music.
In addition to her solo career, PJ Harvey has collaborated with great musicians such as Thom Yorke, John Parish, Nick Cave, Bjork, Tricky, Josh Homme and Mark Lanegan. She is also an occasional actress, an accomplished sculptor and a poet. In 2015 she published her first collection of poetry book, The Hollow Of The Hand.
After five long years, PJ Harvey's highly anticipated new album "The Hope Six Demolition Project" will be released on April 15.
As a musician whose live shows are as fascinating as studio albums, PJ Harvey will be performing at Zorlu Performing Arts Center on June 8th Don't miss this breathtaking live performance.