Over (Portishead song)

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Single by Portishead
from the album Portishead
A-side "Over"
Released 10 November 1997
Recorded 1996–1997
Genre Trip hop
Length 4:00
Label Go! Discs/London
Writer(s) Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, and Adrian Utley
Producer(s) Portishead
Portishead singles chronology
"All Mine"
"Only You"

"Over" is the second single of the album Portishead by the trip hop trio of the same name. It was #25 in the UK Charts at the time of its release. It has been used in numerous TV shows and movies.[citation needed]

The promotional black-and-white music video directed by Chris Bran featured lead singer Beth Gibbons singing to the camera in the middle of the darkness and occasionally running from one spotlight to another.

It was sampled by RZA in the track Kiss of a Black Widow. [1]

Track list[edit]

Original British CD

  1. "Over"
  2. "Over Remix"
  3. "Over Instrumental"

British CD "Over 2"

  1. "Over"
  2. "Half Day Closing" (NYC)
  3. "Humming" (NYC)


Chart (1997) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 159
United Kingdom (Official Charts Company)[3] 25


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