PJ Harvey has unveiled the first single from her new album Let England Shake due out February 14th. 'The Words That Maketh Murder' was released digitally by Island Records on Monday. A 7" vinyl will be available on 7th February backed with an exclusive track 'The Guns Called Me Back Again', recorded during the 'Let England Shake' album session.
Award-winning war photographer Seamus Murphy has produced a series of short films - containing reportage footage shot around England and performance footage of Harvey - for each song on the album. His film for 'The Last Living Rose' is currently on http://www.pjharvey.net.
In addition to a run of already sold-out shows planned for February, PJ Harvey has confirmed an appearance at the Portishead curated All Tomorrow’s Parties event on July 23rd at Alexandra Palace in London. 2011 will also see a return to the festival circuit for Harvey.