As stated in a recent journal entry, one of the albums I finally bought on my last album run was Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
. PJ Harvey
has been one of my favorite artists for years (Missed
, Who Will Love Me Now?
, This Mess We're In
are some of my favorites), but I haven't actually bought one of her albums until this year, when I finally purchased Rid of Me
. God, I love that album, but today I am here to talk about her later release.
I've been meaning to buy it since it came out, which is nearly six years ago by now, and was pleased to come across it and pick it up. After listening to the entire album, I was not disappointed by its sound. As I'm not familiar with her oeuvre, I have no idea how poppy this is on the PJ scale, but I was willing to accept it. This Mess We're In
was the one cut I knew off the album, and which was half the reason I bought the album. When it came on, I started kicking around Amazon reviews to get some background on the album, because I can't listen to that song without thinking of 9/11. …