Polly Jean Harvey (born 9 October, 1969) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, composer and occassional artist.
Primarily known as a vocalist and guitarist, she is also proficient with a wide range of instruments including piano, organ, bass, saxophone, and most recently, the autoharp.
Harvey began her career in 1988 when she joined local band Automatic Dlamini, featuring long-term collaborator John Parish, as a vocalist and saxophone player. However, in 1991, she formed an eponymous ...
Lush are an English alternative rock band, formed in 1987, disbanded in 1998, and reunited in 2015.1 The current lineup consists of Miki Berenyi (vocals, guitar), Emma Anderson (vocals, guitar), Phil King (bass) and Justin Welch (drums).
They were one of the first bands to have been described with the "shoegazing" label. Later, their sound moved toward Britpop.
Phillipa "Pip" Brown (born c.1981 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a singer-songwriter, better known by her stage name Ladyhawke, playing all the instruments in studio and touring with a band. She was formerly a part of the Wellington band Two Lane Blacktop named for the 1970s road movie of the same name. Before assuming the name Ladyhawke, she formed the band Teenager with Nick Littlemore of Pnau and Empire of the Sun. Ladyhawke named herself after the 1985 Richard Donner film Ladyhawke...
Alternative rock under radioactive stars with a powerfull female singer: miss Lucia Rehab.
Inger Lorre is an American singer who is best known for her bands The Nymphs and Motel Shootout.
Chasing Eva is primarily a female vocal album built around guitars and other live instruments, bound together with quirky electronica and crisp programmed beats. This is an album with a very contemporary sound both vocally and musically. Melanie Garside (AKA Maple Bee) uses her voice creatively - in whispers, confiding, intimate - close-up, spoken, distant, passionate and just plain good singing.
The richly textured gothic aesthetic of the cover art appropriately sets the mood fo...
Powder where fronted by Pearl and only had 3 singles released (I think?).
I know of two, Afrodisiac and Deep Fried.
I believe Pearl is now married to Danny of Supergrass.
Garbage begain as a studio project back in `95 by Butch Vig ( who produced Nirvana`s " Nevermind " ) and producers, Steve Marker and Duke Erikson. They saw Shirley Manson on MTV`s 120 min.in a video by her then band "Angelfish".
The boys called her up and the rest is history !
The band is almost done with their third album, which should be out this summer !
The Birthday Massacre is a fusion of retro electronica and dynamic contemporary songwriting. Elements of childhood fiction and adult fantasy are coupled with twisting distortion and euphoric melody to create a unique and original sound dubbed "post-retro."
The lyrical themes of The Birthday Massacre observe reality through a romanticized perspective. Lyrically, the songs are a combination of personal reflection, real-life observation, dreams, fiction, and satire.
The Birthday Massacre has ...
Wolf Alice are a four-piece alternative rock band from North London, formed initially as a two-person band in 2010. Its members since 2012 are Ellie Rowsell (vocals, guitar), Joff Oddie (guitars, vocals), Theo Ellis (bass), and Joel Amey (drums, vocals).
They released their official debut single "Fluffy" in February 2013, and the single "Bros" followed in May of that year. In October 2013 they released their official debut EP Blush. Their second official EP Creature Songs ...