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- Posted on Dec 10th 2008 2:00PM by Jessica Robertson
'A Woman' was mixed by longtime Harvey collaborator Flood, who most recently gave Harvey a hand on her last album, 2007's piano-based 'White Chalk.' That effort, a largely overcast affair, garnered the singer-songwriter a bevy polarized reviews. "I find the record quite uplifting and quite tender, and beautiful and expressive of many different emotions," she told Spinner. "Some people find it very difficult and upsetting. It's probably, musically, one of the most beautiful records I've made, and that's offset by lyrics that are doing a very different thing. I like that sort of tension that's there."
Meanwhile, Harvey recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of the release of her debut, 'Dry,' which catapulted the then 22-year-old Dorset, England native into the indie rock limelight. "It was an extremely exciting time for me," she told Spinner. "I never even dreamed that I would have the chance to make a record, let alone that it would be so anticipated and received so well. It was just an astonishing time and quite wonderful. I did feel a little like the rabbit in the headlights -- I wasn't quite sure what was happening. But I was willing to go along with it."