Editors' Notes Polly Harvey says she aimed for “absolute beauty” on her most upbeat, direct record yet. She’s certainly been reinvigorated by a love affair but that doesn’t mean her edges and explosiveness have been dulled. A simple drums-bass-guitar set-up carves the melodic lushness and “This is Love” declares its carnal desires with a dopamine rush of blues-punk, while “Big Exit” wraps the insecurities of love in a buzz of dual guitars and counter-melodies. Don’t expect a happy ending either: Thom Yorke duet “This Mess We’re In” is gorgeous but heavy-legged with impending trouble.

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Big Exit
1
3:53
 
Good Fortune
2
3:20
 
A Place Called Home
3
3:42
 
One Line
4
3:13
 
Beautiful Feeling
5
4:00
 
The Whores Hustle and the Hustlers Whore
6
3:58
 
This Mess We're In
7
3:58
 
You Said Something
8
3:19
 
Kamikaze
9
2:23
 
This Is Love
10
3:47
 
Horses In My Dreams
11
5:37
 
We Float
12
6:09
 
This Wicked Tongue (Hidden Track)
13
5:53
 

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