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On September 30, 1997.

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On September 30, 1997, “Go!/London” labels released the self-titled second Portishead album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by Geoff Barrow, Adrian Utley, Beth Gibbons and Dave McDonald. The album was certified Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Beth Gibbons– vocals
  • Geoff Barrow– drums
  • Adrian Utley– guitar, bass, moog, piano, rhodes
  • Clive Deamer– drums
  • Sean Atkins – additional vocals
  • John Baggot – organ, piano
  • Andy Hague, Ben Waghorn, John Cornick – horns
  • Cooper – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley, except where noted.

  1. Cowboys – Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons
  2. All Mine
  3. Undenied – Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons
  4. Half Day Closing
  5. Over
  6. Humming
  7. Morning Air
  8. Seven Months
  9. Only You
  10. Elysium
  11. Western Eyes
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On August 22, 1993.

Portishead - Dummy

On August 22, 1993, “Go! Beat” label released “Dummy” the debut Portishead album. It was recorded 1992–1993, at “State of Art” and “Coach House Studios” in Bristol, and was produced by Portishead. It was certified 2 x Platinum in the UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Beth Gibbons- vocals
  • Geoff Barrow- drums, Rhodes piano, string arrangements, programming
  • Adrian Utley- guitar, bass guitar, theremin, hammond organ, string arrangements
  • Gary Baldwin – Hammond organ
  • Clive Deamer– drums
  • Andy Hague – trumpet
  • Dave McDonald — nose flute, engineering
  • Richard Newell – drum programming
  • Neil Solman – rhodes piano, hammond organ
  • Strings Unlimited – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Portishead.

  1. Mysterons
  2. Sour Times
  3. Strangers
  4. It Could Be Sweet
  5. Wandering Star
  6. Numb
  7. Roads
  8. Pedestial
  9. Biscuit
  10. Glory Box

On April 28, 2008.

third

On April 28, 2008, “Island” label released “Third”, the third Portishead studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2008, and was produced by Portishead.

Personnel:

  • Beth Gibbons– lead vocals, guitar
  • Geoff Barrow– drums, bass, keyboards
  • Adrian Utley– electric and acoustic guitars, ukulele, keyboards
  • Charlotte Nicholls –cello
  • Claudio Campos – spoken intro on “Silence”
  • Wendy Bertram –bassoon
  • Team Brick –clarinet
  • David Poore& Ben Salisbury (“the Somerfield Workers Choir”) – vocals
  • Will Gregory– saxophone
  • John Baggott –rhodes piano
  • Stu Barker –hurdy-gurdy
  • Clive Deamer – drums
  • Jim Barr – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley, except where noted.

  1. Silence
  2. Hunter
  3. Nylon Smile
  4. The Rip
  5. Plastic
  6. We Carry On
  7. Deep Water
  8. Machine Gun – Geoff Barlow, Beth Gibbons
  9. Small
  10. Magic Doors – Geoof Barlow, Beth Gibbons, John Baggot
  11. Threads