This is a super rare British Island original. Median price on Discogs for these is up above $200, for a copy as nice as this one you'd probably have to spend more. The vinyl plays mostly quietly, there are a few spots where the vinyl is lightly ticky but no loud pops or major noise. It's as strong a copy as I expect to come across.
4 stars Allmusic: "PJ Harvey has grown up. Direct, vulnerable lyrics replace the allegories and metaphors of her previous work, and the album's production polishes the songs instead of obscuring them in noise or studio tricks."
Vinyl: VG+ (a few small, faint marks -- nothing of serious consequence)
Cover: VG+ (really nice, light corner dings at bottom, small Made In The U.K. stickers)
Play notes: As nice a copy as I ever expect to see
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