A thread for info on PJ Harvey's chart history.

Focused on UK and US charts, since that's what info I have to hand, but feel free to add in chart info from other countries.

A handy UK colour chart guide

DARK GREEN for Top 10
BLUE for Top 15
PURPLE for Top 20
PLUM for Top 40
DARK SLATE GREY for Top 75

UK CHARTS
ALBUMS






Dry (Mar 1992) - #11 - 5wks (SILVER)
Rid of Me (Apr 1993) - #3 - 4wks (SILVER)
4-Track Demos (Oct 1993) - #19 - 2wks
To Bring You My Love (Feb 1995) - #12 - 6wks (SILVER)
Dance Hall at Louse Point w/John Parish (Sep 1996) - #23 - 1wk
Is This Desire? (Sep 1998) - #17 - 2wks
Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (Oct 2000) - #23 - 13wks (PLATINUM)
Uh Huh Her (May 2004) - #12 - 3wks (SILVER)
The Peel Sessions 1991-2004 (Oct 2006) - #121 unoffic./DID NOT CHART
White Chalk (Sep 2007) - #11 - 3wks (SILVER)
A Woman A Man Walked By w/John Parish (Mar 2009) - #23 - 2wks
Let England Shake (Feb 2011) - #8 - 19wks (GOLD)

SINGLES/EPs



Dress (Oct 1991) - #-- - DID NOT CHART
Sheela-Na-Gig (Feb 1992) - #69 - 1wk
50ft Queenie (Apr 1993) - #27 - 2wks
Man-Size (Jul 1993) - #42 - 2wks
Down By The Water (Feb 1995) - #38 - 2wks
C'mon Billy (Jul 1995) - #29 - 2wks
Send His Love To Me(Oct 1995) - #34 - 2wks
Henry Lee w/Nick Cave (Feb 1996) - #36 - 1wk
That Was My Veil w/John Parish (Nov 1996) - #75 - 1wk
Broken Homes [Tricky ft Polly Jean Harvey] (May 1998) - #25 - 2wks
A Perfect Day Elise (Sep 1998) - #25 - 2wks
The Wind (Jan 1999) - #29 - 2wks
Good Fortune (Nov 2000) - #41 - 2wks
A Place Called Home (Feb 2001) - #43 - 2wks
This Is Love (Oct 2001) - #41 - 1wk
The Letter (May 2004) - #28 - 2wks
You Come Through (Jul 2004) - #41 - 2wks
Shame (Sep 2004) - #45 - 1wk
When Under Ether (Sep 2007) - #-- - DID NOT CHART
The Piano (Nov 2007) - #-- - DID NOT CHART
The Devil (Mar 2008) - #-- - DID NOT CHART
Black Hearted Love w/John Parish (Mar 2009) - #-- - DID NOT CHART
The Words That Maketh Murder (Feb 2011) - #-- - DID NOT CHART
The Glorious Land (Apr 2011) - #-- - DID NOT CHART
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Colour chart for the US albums!

BLUE for Top 40
PLUM for Top 100
DARK SLATE GREY for Top 200

US CHARTS
ALBUMS/EPs


Rid of Me (May 1993) - #158 - 1wk
To Bring You My Love (Feb 1995) - #40 - 15wks
Dance Hall at Louse Point w/John Parish (Sep 1996) - #178 - 1wk
Is This Desire? (Sep 1998) - #54 - 4wks
Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (Oct 2000) - #42 - 9wks
Uh Huh Her (May 2004) - #29 - 5wks
White Chalk (Sep 2007) - #65 - 3wks
A Woman A Man Walked By w/John Parish (Mar 2009) - #80 - 3wks
Let England Shake (Feb 2011) - #32 - 4wks

SINGLES [Billboard Modern Rock/Alternative Songs chart]
Sheela-Na-Gig (Sep 1992) - #9
Down By The Water (Mar 1995) - #2 - 14wks [also #48 on Top 100 Airplay]
A Perfect Day Elise (Oct 1998) - #33 - 3wks

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Additional US chart/sales info
  • To Bring You My Love had sold 378,000 copies in the US as of November 2007. It had sold 7,000 copies in the two years between Dec 2005 and Nov 2007.
  • Total PJ Harvey US album sales were at 1.5 million as of November 2007.
  • Dry had sold 176,000 copies in the US as of December 2005.
  • Rid of Me had sold 207,000 copies in the US as of December 2005.
  • 4-Track Demos had sold 119,000 copies in the US as of December 2005.
  • Is This Desire? had sold 164,000 copies in the US as of December 2005.
  • Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea had sold 285,000 copies in the US as of December 2005.
  • Uh Huh Her had sold 135,000 copies in the US as of December 2005.


Additional UK chart/sales info
  • Dance Hall at Louse Point had sold 19,919 copies in the UK as of April 2009.
  • Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea had sold 272,403 copies in the UK as of September 2011.
  • Let England Shake had sold 121,122 copies in the UK as of January 2012.
  • First-week sales of Uh Huh Her were 20,572.
  • First-week sales of White Chalk were 13,986.
  • First-week sales of A Woman A Man Walked By were 8,157.
  • First-week sales of Let England Shake were 22,468.