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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

PJ Harvey is an iconic alt rock artist. This list of the best PJ Harvey albums includes pictures of the album covers when available. The PJ Harvey discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top PJ Harvey albums can be found at the top of the list. Polly Jean Harvey, aka PJ Harvey, is the first British singer/songwriter to win the UK's coveted Mercury Prize twice (similar to a Grammy for best album of the year) - first for Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (2000), later for Let England Shake (2011). Though she's lesser recognized in the US, she's a critical darling among indie rock fans. 

To make voting for your favorite records easier, we haven't included PJ Harvey singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest PJ Harvey album isn't ranked highly enough, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite PJ Harvey album, vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know what is the best PJ Harvey album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums range from To Bring You My Love (1995) to White Chalk (2007). These popular PJ Harvey CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

To Bring You My Love is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PJ Harvey Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1995

Artist: PJ Harvey

Tracks: One Time Too Many, Daddy, Reeling, The Dancer, Harder (studio version), + more

Length (mins): 00:31:30

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Rock music, Indie rock, Hard rock, + more

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#30 on The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 1990s

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Stories From the City, Stories... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PJ Harvey Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2000

Artist: PJ Harvey

Producer: Mick Harvey, PJ Harvey, Rob Ellis

Tracks: A Place Called Home, You Said Something, Big Exit, The Whores Hustle and the Hustlers Whore, Kamikaze, + more

Length (mins): 00:53:18

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Indie rock, Dream pop

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Rid of Me


Rid of Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PJ Harvey Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1993

Artist: PJ Harvey

Tracks: Dry, Hook, Rub ’til It Bleeds, Snake, Man‐Size Sextet, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Blues-rock, Hard rock, + more

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Is This Desire? is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PJ Harvey Albums of All Time
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Is This Desire?


Release Date: 1998

Artist: PJ Harvey

Tracks: Joy, Sweeter Than Anything, The Northwood, Instrumental #3, The Bay, + more

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Electronic dance music, Experimental rock

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#38 on The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 1990s

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