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Description: Portishead's Third has been a long time coming, the result of a lengthy creative torpor following 1997's dark, distinctly underrated album Portishead. Importantly, though, they've shaken it. While the core trio of Beth Gibbons, Geoff Barrow, and Adrian Utley remains, this is quite a different band to Portishead's 90s incarnation: gone is the slo-mo turntable scratching and smoky jazz feel, replaced by heavy, brooding rhythms, vintage-sounding electronics, and spindly guitar. Still present, though, is that sense of emotional fracture and deep gloom. "Silence" opens with a dense drum loop which suddenly falls away to rev ... (more)
Manufacturer: Mercury
Release date: 29 April 2008
EAN: 0602517641044 UPC: 602517641044
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"2008 Favourite song: "The Rip" Favourite moment: The agonized vocals of Beth Gibbons near the end of "Threads"."

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