Billboard On-line 21st January 1999
PJ Harvey Prepared Media Blitz
Fresh off Grammy and Brit award nominations for its latest Island/Polygram set, 'Is This Desire?', PJ Harvey is bracing for appearances on a number of media fronts. On Jan 27, SonicNet will cybercast a performance of the band from New York's Hammersmith Ballroom starting at 8pm ET, while on Jan. 30, the group will play on the PBS program 'Sessions At W. 54th St.' after which lead singer Polly Jean Harvey will be interviewed by the show's host,
On Jan. 25, the band's single 'Angelene' will be shipped to US radio; the track, which is featured in the Miramax film 'Playing By Heart', will not be commercially available. PJ Harvey also released a different album track, 'The Wind', Jan 11 across Europe. In addition, Harvey is scheduled to make her acting debut in the forthcoming Hal Hartley film 'The Book of Life'; no release date has been set for the project.