PJ Harvey and John Parish Go South By Southwest
The SXSW Music And Media Conference is a legendary festival and industry conference showcasing more than 1,800 musical acts of all genres from around the globe on over eighty stages in downtown Austin, TX. SXSW 2009 is March 18-22.
After SXSW, the pair, backed by a band comprising of Eric Drew Feldman, Jean Marc Butty & Giovanni Ferrario, will then head to LA for an intimate show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on March 23rd, and will perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) on March 24th.
Then they head to New York for a show at the Fillmore @ Irving Plaza on March 26th. These dates precede the release of their new album 'A Woman A Man Walked By', out March 31. The shows will feature music from their forthcoming album as well as their first collaboration, 1996's 'Dance Hall At Louse Point'. These shows will go on sale February 14th.
The track sequence on 'A Woman A Man Walked By' is as follows: 1. Black Hearted Love 2. Sixteen, Fifteen, Fourteen 3. Leaving California 4. The Chair 5. April 6. A Woman A Man Walked By / The Crow Knows Where All The Little Children Go 7. The Soldier 8. Pig Will Not 9. Passionless, Pointless 10. Cracks In The Canvas. Words were written and sung by PJ Harvey; music was written and played by John Parish.
'A Woman A Man Walked By' was produced by John Parish and PJ Harvey, and mixed by Flood, with whom Parish and Harvey last worked together on White Chalk. The three collaborated for the first time more than a decade earlier on Harvey's third studio album, her 1995 breakthrough To Bring You My Love, one of Rolling Stone magazine's Top 500 Albums, featuring the Top 40 hit, "Down By the Water."
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