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PJ Harvey: Dry (Indigo)

Deborah Frost, Village Voice, The, 7 July 1992

"SHOW US YER TITS!" is still the rule of thumb for yobbos throughout the global village whenever a woman dares open her mouth a little too publicly. But leave it to 22-year-old Polly Jean Harvey - current fetish of smart young Brits who don't give two shits about Di's upchuck, and perhaps the brightest hope on the pomo'-better punk horizon - to strip down rock to its power poetry bones.

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