The Wheel (song)"The Wheel" is a song by the English musician PJ Harvey. It is the tenth track and lead single from her ninth studio album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, and was released digitally on 22 January 2016 and physically on 4 March 2016 on Island Records.
The song was premiered on Steve Lamacq's show on BBC Radio 6 Music on 21 January 2016, the day before its release. Pitchfork would later list "The Wheel" on their ranking of the 100 best songs of 2016 at number 80.
Background of the song and making of the music videoThe music video for "The Wheel" was released on 1 February 2016 and was directed by Seamus Murphy. In a statement to Noisey, Harvey said:
In his statement to Noisey, Murphy, a famous conflict zone photographer, described the inspiration for the song, video, and the project as a whole: