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WATCH: New PJ Harvey Video
Christian Eede , June 2nd, 2016 14:56

'The Orange Monkey' is taken from her recent album; check out the video below

PJ Harvey has shared a video for new single 'The Orange Monkey' taken from her recently released album, The Hope Six Demolition Project. You can check it out above.

The video was shot in Afghanistan and directed by Seamus Murphy as is the case with her two previous videos from this album for 'The Wheel' and 'The Community Of Hope'. Of the video, Murphy said: "With the films I make for Polly Harvey’s music I try to reflect the song’s tune and mood, which means tapping into emotion. I find emotion a truer compass than intellect when it comes to finding images and creating sequences for music.

"'The Orange Monkey' has warm, earthen colours with a pleasant, unrushed feel to it. There’s an underlying melancholy, which is leavened by the strength and energy of the Afghan people. We know there is tragedy but what we see is resilience.

"All the material for the film was shot in Afghanistan over two trips I made in 2012 and one in 2014. In December 2012 Polly joined me and we travelled together in Afghanistan. Places featured are Kabul, Parwan, Nangarhar and Helmand Provinces."

PJ Harvey kicks off a European tour this week which will take in an appearance at London's Field Day on June 12.

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