Channel 4 drama The Virtues has been a hit with fans as writer Shane Meadows’ hard-hitting drama played out over four episodes. With a cast led by BAFTA-nominee Stephen Graham and Niamh Algar, the flawless acting performances have left fans in tears, as has the tone-perfect soundtrack. Here’s all fans need to know about PJ Harvey, the man behind the music of The Virtues.
The Virtues’ music was written by musician and singer-songwriter PJ Harvey.
Channel 4 viewers have been left in tears throughout all three episodes of The Virtues thanks to Harvey’s emotive music.
Harvey took to her official website to express what it meant to write the music for the drama.
The musical began: “I am so happy to have provided the original music for this extraordinary and powerful new drama by a director I have admired and followed all my life,"
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The Virtues: Stephen Graham on The Virtues (Image: Channel 4)
Harvey continued: “Shane has a unique directness and sensitivity to his work which I am drawn to and aspire