Polly Jean Harvey is an English musician and songwriter. Raised in Corscombe, Dorset, England, Harvey formed an eponymous band as a teenager with drummer Rob Ellis and bassist Ian Olliver, who was replaced with Steve Vaughan. The trio released their first album Dry in 1992. Ellis and Vaughan left the band after the release of Rid of Me (1993), and Harvey continued as a solo artist.
John Parish is a British musician and producer best known for his work with singer and songwriter PJ Harvey, though he has also worked with Eels, Tracy Chapman, and Giant Sand, amongst others. His sister is the actress Sarah Parish, whose credits include Peak Practice, Cutting It and Mistresses