Adele and PJ Harvey featured on NPR Music "First Listen" series

NPR Music is currently offering advance streams of new albums from Adele and PJ Harvey as part of the site's "First Listen" series. Both upcoming releases are available now, weeks before their release, for free on-demand listening at

Adele - 21

Adele: The Grammy-winning British singer returns with her sophomore album, 21, on February 22. Featuring collaborations with producers and songwriters as diverse as Rick Rubin and Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic), 21 unites elements of soul, pop and blues with poignant, powerful ballads. Hear the young singer's latest effort, two weeks before its release.

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PJ Harvey: The British singer muses on the wartime history of her home country in Let England Shake, her eighth studio album, out February 15. Harvey took to a 19th-century church to record the tracks - in the works for two years - with longtime collaborators John Parish, Mick Harvey and producer Flood. Hear how she reinvents herself yet again, at NPR Music.

Complete track listings and album information are available at NPR Music, where there are also extensive archives of concerts, interviews and reviews of artists from all genres.

NPR Music's "First Listen" series is one of the site's most popular features, and is currently featuring Bright Eye's The People's Key and 12 Desperate Straight Lines by Telekinesis.

The free, multimedia website at offers more than 300 new features monthly and an extensive archive, in collaboration with NPR's newsmagazines, 12 public radio member stations and the passionate NPR community. Many of the site's features are also available to mobile audiences with the NPR Music App for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Adele on NPR

PJ Harvey on NPR

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