It went down a little something like this:
Polly Jean Harvey’s illustrious career makes the kind of Herculean reading that causes our over-anxious generation of success-hungry twentysomethings to quake in its distressed leather army boots. At 42, she has released eight enviably diverse records, won the Mercury Music Prize in 2001 for one of them, Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea, been nominated for every music gong going, collaborated with the likes of Josh Homme and former beau Nick Cave and topped innumerable ‘Best Of Being Awesome’ polls. She has even scored a Broadway production of Hedda Gabler – and that’s all just a Wikipedia-crunching taster.
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