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Portishead is a band formed in 1991 in Bristol, England. The band is named after the nearby town of the same name, 8 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

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Selected Portishead film and TV show credits.

Composer Credits

2002
Portishead - Cowboys (Short Film)
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2000
Hit List (Short Film)
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Music Department Credits

1999
The Vice (1999) (TV Show)
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Soundtrack Credits

2014
Danny Baker Rocks... (
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2013
A Simple Reminder
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2010
No me la puc treure del cap (2010) (TV Show)
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2009
Warehouse 13 (2009) (TV Show)
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2009
Death and Beauty (Short Film)
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2008
Galantuomini (2008)
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2008
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2008
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2007
Skins (2007) (TV Show)
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2007
Worms (Short Film)
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2005
Lord of War (2005)
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2005
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2005
Doctor Who Confidential (2005) (TV Show)
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2005
So You Think You Can Dance (2005) (TV Show)
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2004
The L Word (2004) (TV Show)
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2003
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2002
Lovers & Leavers
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2001
Crossing Jordan (2001) (TV Show)
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2000
The Watcher (2000)
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2000
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2000
Cheaters (2000) (TV Movie)
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2000
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1999
Long Hello and Short Goodbye
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1999
Splendor (1999)
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1999
The Vice (1999) (TV Show)
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1998
B. Monkey (1998)
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1997
Nowhere (1997)
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1997
Daria (1997) (TV Show)
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1996
Boys (1996)
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1996
Mars Attacks! (1996)
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1996
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1996
The Craft (1996)
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1996
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1996
Millennium (1996) (TV Show)
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1995
Assassins (1995)
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1995
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1995
Go Now (1995)
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1995
Tank Girl (1995)
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1995
Little Criminals (1995) (TV Movie)
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1994
Nadja (1994)
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1975
Saturday Night Live (1975) (TV Show)
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Albums

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List of albums by Portishead, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Portishead.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
Glory Box 1995 449
Roads 1997 496
Sour Times 1995 1,015
Mysterons 1999 1,107
Strangers 1995 1,485
Numb 1994 1,602
Wandering Star 1995 1,839
It Could Be Sweet 2002 1,876
The Rip 2008 2,061
All Mine 1997 2,510
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Music Videos

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List of music videos for all major Portishead songs.

Band Members

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List of Portishead group members, including current and former members.


Group MembersBeth Gibbons
Geoff Barrow
Adrian Utley
Dave McDonald
GenreTrip hop
experimental rock
electronica
downtempo
alternative rock
Genre LinksElectronica, Pop/Rock
OriginBristol, England
Year(s) Active1991–present
(Hiatus: 1999–2005)
Music StyleAlternative Pop/ Rock, Trip-Hop, Adult Alternative Pop/ Rock, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Electronic, Electronica
Music MoodBrooding, Cathartic, Melancholy, Nocturnal, Elegant, Stylish, Autumnal, Gloomy, Wistful, Soothing, Bittersweet, Reflective, Ethereal, Spacey, Sophisticated, Organic, Eerie, Theatrical, Sensual
LabelsGo!
London
Island / Mercury
Official Websiteportishead.co.uk
Associated ActsBEAK>
Get the Blessing
Massive Attack
Tricky

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