Portishead discography

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Portishead discography
Releases
Studio albums 3
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 1
Singles 10
Video albums 1
Music videos 11
Remixes 20

The discography of British trip hop group Portishead consists of three studio albums, one live album, one compilation, ten singles and one video album. The Bristol-based band consists of Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
US
[2]
GER
CAN
[3]
AUS
[4]
NZ
[5]
1994 Dummy
  • Released: 22 August 1994
  • Label: Go! Beat 8285222
  • Format: CD, LP
2 79 45 23 21
1997 Portishead
  • Released: 30 September 1997
  • Label: Go! Beat 5391892
  • Format: CD, LP
2 21 7 5 2 1
2008 Third
  • Released: 28 April 2008
  • Label: Island 1764013
  • Format: CD, LP
2 7 6 3 9 9

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
US
[2]
GER
CAN
[3]
AUS
[4]
NZ
[5]
1998 Roseland NYC Live
  • Released: 2 November 1998
  • Label: Go! Beat 5594242
  • Format: CD, LP
40 155 58 33 23

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
[1]
US
[10]
US Mod
[10]
CA
[11]
AUS
[12]
NZ
[13]
FR
[14]
BE (WA)
[15][16]
NL
[17]
SWE
[18]
SWI
[19]
1994 "Numb" Dummy
"Sour Times" 13 53 5 66
1995 "Glory Box" 13 96 12 36 25
1997 "All Mine" 8 36 29 44 42 Portishead
"Over" 25
1998 "Only You" 35 37
2008 "Machine Gun" 52 84 87 82 57 Third
"The Rip" 200 98
"Magic Doors" 83
2009 "Chase the Tear" 164 non-album single
"—" denotes singles that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Compilations[edit]

  • 1995 Glory Times (the "Glory Box" and "Sour Times" singles combined)
  • 1995 The Rebirth of Cool Phive[20] (Revenge of the Number)

Video albums[edit]

Collaborations and miscellaneous releases[edit]

  • 1999: Portishead collaborated with Tom Jones on "Motherless Child" from his album of duets Reload. That album also has a cover of Portishead's "All Mine" sung as a duet with Neil Hannon from The Divine Comedy.
  • 2003: Geoff Barrow along with Adrian Utley, Clive Deamer, Tim Saul and John Baggott assisted with the production of Stephanie McKay's McKay under the Go! Beat Records label.
  • 2005: Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley produced The Coral's The Invisible Invasion.
  • 2006: Portishead recorded a cover of "Requiem for Anna" on the various artists compilation "Monsieur Gainsbourg revisited".
  • Portishead Interview and Mix CD (Geoff Barrow interviewed by Mark Findlay (INTER HEAD 1) and Mix by Geoff Barrow & Andy Smith with Cowboys (MIX HEAD 1))
  • A track entitled "Acid Jazz & Trip Hop (Remix)" has been circulating the web and Portishead, Massive Attack, or Squarepusher are widely credited as the artist.[citation needed] However, the track is in fact a Portishead remix of an Unkle song that has been given different titles on a number of releases. On Unkle's earliest release, The Time Has Come EP, the track is entitled "If You Find Earth Boring (Portishead Plays U.N.K.L.E Mix)". However, on various compilations and "The Time Has Come" 2005 single by DJ Shadow, the track is entitled "Time Has Come (Portishead Plays Unkle Mix)".

Remixes[edit]

  • Depeche Mode – "In Your Room" (The Jeep Rock Mix) (1993)
  • Depeche Mode – "Walking in My Shoes" (Grungy Gonads Mix) (1993)
  • Gabrielle – "Going Nowhere" (Portishead Mix) (1993)
  • Whores of Babylon – "Fall of Agade" (Portishead Remix) (1993)
  • Paul Weller – "Wild Wood" (The Sheared Wood Remix) (1994)
  • Primal Scream – "Give Out but Don't Give Up" (Portishead Remix) (1994)
  • Ride – "Moonlight Medicine" (Portishead's Ride On The Wire Mix) (1994)
  • The Sabres of Paradise – "Planet D" (Portishead Remix) (1994)
  • Gravediggaz – "Nowhere to Run, Nowhere To Hide" (Portishead Remix) (1994)
  • The Federation[disambiguation needed] – "Rusty James" (Portishead Remix) (1994)
  • UNKLE – "The Time Has Come" (Portishead Plays Unkle Mix) (1994)
  • Earthling – "1st Transmission" (Portishead's Earthead Mix) (1994)
  • Earthling – "Nefisa" (Portishead Mix) (1995)
  • Nine – "Whutcha Want?" (Portishead Mix) (1995)
  • Massive Attack – "Karmacoma" (Portishead Experience) (1995)
  • Junkwaffel – "Mudskipper" (Portishead So-So Mix) (1995)
  • My Dying Bride - "Grace Unhearing" (Portishell Mix) (1998)
  • Something for Kate – "Easy" (Mr Barrow and Mr Yates Surfin' For Kate Remix) (1999)
  • Machine Gun Fellatio – "Horny Blonde 40" (Portishead Remix) (2002)

Videography[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Short films[edit]

  • To Kill a Dead Man (1994) (Alexander Hemming)
  • Road Trip (1997) (Hazel Grian) 10-minute film screened as introduction to each concert on the 1997/98 World Tour and accompanied by a DJ Andy Smith mix of tracks performed by Portishead, footage consists of a car driving from Bristol to Portishead.

Other use in media[edit]

Advertisements[edit]

  • "Glory Box" appeared in a Levi's ad celebrating the watch pocket.
  • "Numb" was used in a commercial for the TV series Lost and featured in a commercial for the Nissan Primera.
  • "Roads" was used in the One Campaign commercials on TV.
  • "Machine Gun" was used in the Metro: Last Light teaser trailer.

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Billboard charts". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
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  7. ^ "RIAA Searchable database – Gold and Platinum". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-01-03. 
  8. ^ a b "CRIA". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2008-01-03. 
  9. ^ a b "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards - 2007". Ifpi.org. 2005-09-01. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  10. ^ a b "Artist Chart History – singles". Billboard charts. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  11. ^ "Discography Portishead". Canadian charts online. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  12. ^ "Portishead". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  13. ^ "Discography Portishead". New Zealand charts online. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  14. ^ "Discography Portishead". France charts online. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  15. ^ "Discography Portishead". Belgium charts online. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  16. ^ Ultratip Chart (Wallonia)
  17. ^ "Discography Portishead". Dutch charts online. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  18. ^ "Discography Portishead". Swedish charts online. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  19. ^ "Discography Portishead". Swiss charts online. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  20. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Various-The-Rebirth-Of-Cool-Phive/master/2589