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Portishead
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Group Members Beth Gibbons
Geoff Barrow
Adrian Utley
Dave McDonald
Music Genre (Text) Trip hop
experimental rock
electronic
art rock
downtempo
alternative rock
Music Genre Electronica
Pop/Rock
Origin Bristol, England
Year(s) Active 1991–present
(Hiatus: 1999–2005)
Record Label Go!
London
Island / Mercury
Official Websites portishead.co.uk
Associated Acts Beak
Get the Blessing
Massive Attack
Tricky
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Portishead are an English band formed in 1991 in Bristol. They are named after the nearby town of the same name, eight miles west of Bristol. Portishead consists of Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, and Adrian Utley, while sometimes citing a fourth member, Dave McDonald, an engineer on their first records.

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Filmography

75 Credits »
2002 Portishead - Cowboys -
2000 Hit List -
1999 The Vice -
2016 American Crime Story -
2015 High-Rise -
2015 Fantastic Four -
2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World -
2014 Wild -
2014 Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) -
2014 Gotham -
2013 Defiance -

Songs

274 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 Glory Box 1994
2 Roads 1994
3 Sour Times 1994
4 Mysterons 1994
5 Strangers 1994
6 Numb 1994
7 It Could Be Sweet 1994
8 Wandering Star 1994
9 The Rip 2008
10 All Mine 1997
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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