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Who’s The Dummy?

I’ve been listening to the original 10-track version of Portishead’s astonishing debut album Dummy (1994) for nearly twenty years now*… but I didn’t realise until this very morning that the CD was later re-released with an eleventh track, titled “It’s A Fire”! 123 more words

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Happy Birthday Beth Gibbons

Beth Gibbons, now 50, was born on the 4th January 1965 and is the singer/songwriter for the world famous trip-hop band Portishead. She and her long-time collaborator Geoff Barrow released the first Portishead album… 107 more words


Happy Birthday, Beth Gibbons

In the mid-nineties, during the nascent stage of Trip-Hop, two bands emerged within the genre as innovators: Massive Attack and Portishead, and neither band were strictly beholden to what would become the genre’s tropes. 145 more words