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Portishead are a band from Bristol, United Kingdom, named after a small coastal town twelve miles west of said musical hotbed, in North Somerset. They were initially known for their use of samples and some beats along with various sounds and the hauntingly beautiful vocals of singer Beth Gibbons. Their current sound drops the samples in favour of a harder, more abrasive edge, but retains Gibbons' vocals.

The band was formed in 1991 (then later split in… read more

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  • >>I don't know why it took me so long to find them. +1!! the same question
  • I don't know why it took me so long to find them, their music is so amazing!
  • Oh my god, where are they? Any news?
  • classic joosy band
  • Old-new cool pics for your nostalgia about Portishead salad days - http://www.last.fm/ru/music/Portishead/+images/868cd4cced96a58e8a45f43be26945c7
  • <3
  • Absolutely in love.
  • i like the 3 the best
  • sounds a little bit dull
  • it's ok we've only got another 17 years

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