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Polly Harvey reflects on a career marked by exploration and taking chances

Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 15 April 2011

SAT IN THE ornate lounge room of a salubrious London hotel, Polly Jean Harvey apologises that she's finishing off a mouthful of nuts. With her slight frame, West Country accent and heavy biker boots plonked on the table Dorset-born Polly, reflects the contrasts that have marked the variations in her illustrious career.

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