Good Fortune

Album: Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (2000)
Charted: 41
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  • This song is about falling in love with a special person. In a 2001 issue of Q magazine, Harvey said: "I wanted everything to sound as beautiful as possible. I want this album to sing and fly and be full of reverb and lush layers of melody. I want it to be my beautiful, sumptuous, lovely piece of work." >>
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  • Harvey confessed to Mojo magazine January 2008 that in retrospect, the Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea album didn't satisfy her: "I felt like I got lost around that record. I wanted to try writing lots of perfect pop songs. It's great to set oneself projects, but they also have to ring true to your heart and soul. Pop music isn't where my heart is at."
  • In the music video, Harvey wears a low-cut black dress and dances through the streets at night until she reaches a coffee shop at the end. Sophie Muller, who would later direct the singer's "A Place Called Home" and "This Is Love," helmed the clip.
  • This was used in the 2001 comedy Shallow Hal, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Jack Black.
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  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnPJ Harvey is unique - no one can touch her genius.
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