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PJ Harvey And Harry Escott Collaborate For 'Dark River' Theme

Thursday, 08 February 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Seamus Murphy​

PJ Harvey and British composer Harry Escott have collaborated on the theme for the upcoming Dark River film.

The song is called An Acre of Land, while Escott, who scored the entire film, said:

"Recording PJ Harvey’s vocal on “An Acre of Land”, a song we arranged together for Dark River, was a spine-tingling experience."

An Acre of Land will be released on February 9 via independent label Cognitive Shift Recordings - a collaborative label between One Little Indian Records and Manners McDade Publishing. Dark River, meanwhile, will arrive on February 23.

Last summer PJ Harvey shared another collaboration. She teamed up with Egyptian recording artist Ramy Essam for The Camp, which was released to "raise much-needed awareness and funding to aid displaced children in the Lebanese Bekaa Valley."





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