A new and previously unreleased song by PJ Harvey titled ‘Guilty’ – taken from The Hope Six Demolition Project sessions – is released on digital platforms worldwide today.

The track was recorded in January 2015 during PJ Harvey’s month long ‘Recording in Progress’ residency at Somerset House, in which audiences were given the opportunity to see Harvey at work with her band and producers as she recorded her ninth studio album – the UK #1 record The Hope Six Demolition Project – in a purpose-built studio. Listen to the song below.

Download on iTunes

Stream on Apple Music

Stream on Spotify

Lyrics for the song can be found here.

PJH GuiltyModelBWArtwork by Michelle Henning

PJ Harvey will release new song ‘Guilty’ globally on digital platforms this Wednesday 13 July, taken from The Hope Six Demolition Project sessions. The song was recorded in January 2015 during her month long residency at Somerset House, “Recording in Progress”, in which audiences were given the opportunity to see Harvey at work with her band and producers in a purpose-built studio.

PJHTourAnnouncePhoto by Maria Mochnacz

PJ Harvey will play 17 headline dates across the UK and Europe later this year. Directed by renowned British theatre director Ian Rickson; dressed by Ann Demeulemeester; with lighting by Adam Silverman; sound by Howard ‘Head’ Bullivant and set design by multi-media artist Jeremy Herbert, the show is receiving exceptional reviews around the world. “Harvey’s spectacular festival show has had everyone talking,” writes Shortlist. From the moment the 10 strong band march onto the stage playing their instruments, the audience is transported into a truly unique concert experience; powerful, enchanting, thought provoking, joyous, and beautifully crafted, filled with songs that are a reflection of our times. Harvey is joined by long-time collaborators John Parish, Mick Harvey, and Jean-Marc Butty, and friends Alain Johannes, Terry Edwards, James Johnston, Kenrick Rowe, Alessandro Stefana and Enrico Gabrielli.

The full list of live dates, including two festivals, is:

Oct 10    Falconer, Copenhagen, Denmark
Oct 12    Torwar Hall, Warsaw, Poland
Oct 13    Forum Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Oct 15    Palladium, Cologne, Germany
Oct 16    HMH, Amsterdam, Holland
Oct 18    Rockhal, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Oct 19    Forest National, Brussels, Belgium
Oct 21    Zenith, Paris, France
Oct 23    Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
Oct 24    Obihall, Florence, Italy
Oct 25    Hallenstadion Club, Zurich, Switzerland
Oct 27    Coliseum, Lisbon, Portugal
Oct 28    BIME Festival, Bilbao, Spain
Oct 30    Brixton Academy, London, UK
Oct 31    Brixton Academy, London, UK
Nov 2     SECC, Glasgow, UK
Nov 3     Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, UK
Nov 4     Starworks Warehouse, Wolverhampton, UK
Nov 6     Iceland Airwaves Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland

Tickets for Milan on sale Tuesday 12 July. Tickets for London, Prague, Cologne, Amsterdam, Paris, Zurich and Lisbon on Sale Wednesday 13 July. Tickets for Copenhagen and Luxembourg on sale Thursday 14 July. Tickets for Glasgow, Manchester, Wolverhampton and Warsaw on sale Friday 15 July. All tickets on sale at 9am BST. Tickets for Bilbao and Reykjavik are already on sale.

Director: Ian Rickson
Set Design: Jeremy Herbert
Lighting Design: Adam Silverman
FOH / Sound: Howard ‘Head’ Bullivant
Costume: Ann Demeulemeester

Tour Manager: Suzi Green
Production Manager: Alex Ferrall
Monitoring Engineer: Magali Couturier
Chief Backline Technician: Alan ‘Buddy’ Goulding
Backline Technician: Mark Vickers
Make Up and Wardrobe: Hannah Paul
Tour Assistant and Wardrobe: Jess Roberts

PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy will be appearing at Rencontres D’Arles in France this weekend in support of The Hollow of the Hand. Please see below for a full list of events surrounding the book.

Saturday 9th July 6:30pm: Book Signing
PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy will be signing copies of The Hollow of the Hand at Cour Fanton, 34 rue du Docteur Fanton

Saturday 9th July 10pm to 12am: Evening at the Theatre Antique
PJ Harvey will be reading poems from The Hollow of the Hand with images by Seamus Murphy as part of the final evening of the opening week. Tickets available here.

4th July to 25th September : The Hollow of the Hand exhibition at ÉGLISE SAINT-BLAISE
Full exhibition information available here.