Buy vinyl records, used cds and out-of-print music albums from hundreds of record stores
 
Cart



Portishead

 - 

Portishead

 

Tracklist

(CD)
1   Cowboys      4:38
2   All Mine      3:59
3   Undenied      4:18
4   Half Day Closing      3:49
5   Over      4:00
6   Humming      6:02
7   Mourning Air      4:11
See more tracks

* Items below may differ depending on the release.

          

Review


Portishead's mix of '60s soundtrack music, hip-hop beats, dub and detached female vocals became an instant reference point when their first album, Dummy, came out, in 1994. Three years later, with the very first notes of Portishead, the group easily re-establishes its mastery of the genre now known as trip-hop. Instrumentalists Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley have refined their sound to an instantly identifiable essence: bleeps transmitted from outer space, familiar syncopation and turntable scratches.

When Beth Gibbons… Read More

starts singing in a pinched, affected voice, we know that success hasn't improved the band's mood. "All Mine" may begin like a hiccuping James Bond theme, but it turns out to be a tale of coolly detached possessiveness: "There's nowhere to hide from me..../All mine, you have to be." In "Only You," the singer is imprisoned in a circle of abject dependence – love is never seen as liberating but as binding, confining. "Half Day Closing" is as chilly as a cold wind blowing on a desolate plain – the instruments sound as if they are miles behind Gibbons' voice, wrapped in a creepy gauze of vinyl hiss.

By the time we reach "Mourning Air," it becomes obvious that the Bristol, England, combo uses the same tricks on every song, and that's when morbid fascination turns into ennui. Paradoxically, the music can simultaneously sound huge (Barrow is an amazing sonic architect) and be tensely coiled onto itself. The entire record is an exercise in barren claustrophobia, as if Portishead had spent the past three years burrowing deeper and deeper into a self-obsessed, self-contained world. At this point, we can only hope – for their sake and for the listeners' – that they come up for air soon. (RS 770)


ELISABETH VINCENTELLI




Portishead Discography        Price Guide       Recently Listed       Email Alerts       
   

Refine Search Results

Artist
Title
Label
Cat Num
Barcode
Genre
Country
Priceto
Currency



Format


Seller Location


Seller Rating



No Special Order
No Vinyl+CDR
    
93 Listed For Sale:   portishead        portishead        Clear Filters

Next Page >      
Page of 2
Show
  Artist   Title   Format   Condition   Seller Price    
  Portishead   Portishead
No Covers! Cd Shows Surface Marks,but Plays Fine. Original Disc Comes In White Sleeve. no Cove...
  CD   VERY GOOD (VG) Abrodos
United States
$3.74     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
11 Track Cd Album From 1997 On Go Beat.track Listing 1. Cowboys2. All Mine3. Undenied4. Half Day ...
  CD   VG+/VG+ Elvis Shakes
United Kingdom
$4.68     Details
Portishead - Portishead   Portishead   Portishead
1 cd, Album, Rp 539 189-2
  CD   MINT (M) Poppy Arts
Germany
$5.42     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
Includes Original Packaging - 100% Guaranteed! Ready To Ship! Lond539189
  CD   VERY GOOD orbitmgm
United States
$6.41     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
11 Track Uk, Go Beat, 539189-2
  CD   EX EX Steve Fisher
United Kingdom
$6.26     Details
Portishead - Portishead Cd   Portishead   Portishead Cd
Packaging:jewel Casetracklist:01-cowboys 02-all Mine03-undenied04-half Day Closing<br> Europe...
  CD   VERY GOOD bong-records
Portugal
$6.13     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Go! Beat, 539 189-2
  CD   VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+) RHUFUX 
Spain
$5.90     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
539189-2
  CD   EX/EX redblob
United Kingdom
$7.83     Details
  Portishead   Portishead CD   NM/NM CMS Music
United Kingdom
$7.50      Details
  Portishead   Portishead
  CD   NM/NM CMS Music
United Kingdom
$7.50     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
  CD   NM/NM CMS Music
United Kingdom
$7.50     Details
Portishead - Portishead   Portishead   Portishead
11 Track (5391892) German, Go Discs, 5391892, 1997
  CD   EX/EX Vinyl Tap
United Kingdom
$8.44     Details
  Portishead   Portishead (ca)
In Stock. Usually Shipped Within 24 Hours. Confirmation Email After Shipping. Number Of Media (di...
  CD   USED/GEBRAUCHT Total Recall
Germany
$7.97     Details
Portishead - Portishead Album   Portishead   Portishead
Label: Go! Beat/london, Published: 1997 Back In Stock![groove]back In Stock![groove] [] Go! B...
  CD   USED recordsale
Germany
$7.95     Details
Portishead - Portishead Record   Portishead   Portishead CD   EX/EX Vinyl Soluti
Australia
$9.17 - $11.46      Details
Portishead - Portishead Record   Portishead   Portishead
Cowboys/all Mine/undenied/half Day Closing/over/humming/mour ning Air/seven Months/only You/elysiu...
  CD   EX/EX Vinyl Soluti
Australia
$9.17     Details
Portishead - Portishead LP   Portishead   Portishead
Cowboys/all Mine/undenied/half Day Closing/over/humming/mour ning Air/seven Months/only You/elysiu...
  CD   M-/M- Vinyl Soluti
Australia
$11.46     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
  CD   Action
United Kingdom
$10.99     Details
  Portishead   Portishead 11 Track Promo
(us Full Length Promo, 11 Tracks With Large Promo Sticker On Case. Prcd 7661-2) Us
  CD   M MusicManiacs
Canada
$11.20     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
  CD   Alternativem
United States
$12.99     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Brand New From A Seller With A High Star Rating 09/30/1997
  CD   BRAND NEW EverCheap
United States
$13.34     Details
Portishead - Portishead CD   Portishead   Portishead CD   M- / M- CD-Maxi-Sing
Netherlands
$12.22 - $24.50      Details
Portishead - Portishead CD   Portishead   Portishead
Uk & Europe, Go! Beat, 5391892, 1997-10
  CD   M- / M- CD-Maxi-Sing
Netherlands
$12.22     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Uk & Europe, Go! Beat, 5394352, 1997-09-16
  CD   VG+ / M- CD-Maxi-Sing
Netherlands
$24.50     Details
  portishead   Portishead CD   CDExpress
Netherlands
$13.39 - $21.98      Details
  portishead   Portishead
523889 cd/ New Copy/ Holland Barcode: 0731453918924 Title: Portishead Special Order
  CD   CDExpress
Netherlands
$13.39     Details
  portishead   Portishead
Condition Medium/sleeve: Go! Beat Special Order
  CD   CDExpress
Netherlands
$21.98     Details
PORTISHEAD - Portishead + 6bonus Trk   PORTISHEAD   Portishead + 6bonus Trk
Russia, Halahup-zph10907
  CD   MINT/MINT Apex Music
Belarus
$13.65     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
September 30, 1997
  CD   NEW GrooveNet
United States
$13.95     Details
Portishead - Portishead Single   Portishead   Portishead CD   EX TO MINT eil / esprit
United Kingdom
$14.07 - $22.37      Details
Portishead - Portishead Single   Portishead   Portishead
Portishead Portishead (1997 Canadian Issue 11-track Cd Album Including The Singles All Mine Ov...
  CD   EX TO MINT eil / esprit
United Kingdom
$14.07     Details
Portishead - Portishead EP   Portishead   Portishead
Portishead Portishead (1999 Uk 11-track Cd Album Including The Singles All Mine Cowboys & O...
  CD   EX TO MINT eil / esprit
United Kingdom
$15.64     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Portishead Portishead (1997 Us 11-track Promotional Cd Of The Album Including The Singles All M...
  CD   EX TO MINT eil / esprit
United Kingdom
$22.37     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Pre-production At State Of Art. Tracklaying At Ridge Farm. Mixing And Tracklaying At Moles. All S...
  CD   NEW Mantis Music
United States
$14.98     Details
PORTISHEAD - Portishead Vinyl   PORTISHEAD   Portishead
Polydor, 073145391892, 5/25/2000
  CD   MINT importcd
Netherlands
$15.95     Details
PORTISHEAD - Portishead Vinyl   PORTISHEAD   Portishead
Holland, Polydor, 073145391892, 2000 Special Order
  CD   NEW CD Euroxpres
United States
$16.28     Details
Portishead - Portishead - Digipak   Portishead   Portishead - Digipak
Portishead Portishead (1997 Uk Limited Editon 11-track Cd Album Including The Singles Cowboys A...
  CD   EX TO MINT eil / esprit
United Kingdom
$16.42     Details
  Portishead   Portishead CD   NM/NM MightyVinyl
United States
$16.50      Details
  Portishead   Portishead
314-539-189 Bmg Disc Club Issue
  CD   NM/NM MightyVinyl
United States
$16.50     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
314-539-189 Stock Copy
  CD   VG+/NM MightyVinyl
United States
$16.50     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
Go! Beat, 1997
  CD   USED CD EX/EX Musica Auton
Spain
$16.79     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
|| Eu, Go!beat, 731453918924, 2000
  CD   ARTMUSIC
Portugal
$16.90     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Lc:cdbox (s:1) - 10% Discount Via Bank Transfer Or Barclays Pingit - Mushimushi Records,nottingha...
  CD   NEAR MINT (NM OR M-)/MINT (M) Mushimushi
United Kingdom
$18.93     Details
  Portishead   Portishead CD   NEW Leftovers!
Netherlands
$20.24 - $70.23      Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Items Ships In 3-5 Working Days. 523889
  CD   NEW Leftovers!
Netherlands
$20.24     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Items Ships In 3-5 Working Days. F38619
  CD   NEW Leftovers!
Netherlands
$70.23     Details
  Portishead   Portishead CD   NEW Discorder
Netherlands
$21.16 - $72.01      Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Items Ships In 3-5 Working Days. 523889 Special Order
  CD   NEW Discorder
Netherlands
$21.16     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Items Ships In 3-5 Working Days. F38619 Special Order
  CD   NEW Discorder
Netherlands
$72.01     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Portishead
  CD   5391892 Black Rhythm
Netherlands
$21.19     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
* United Kingdom, Go ! Beat, Go!beat539189-2, 1997
  CD   ALL OUR PRODUCTS ARE BRAND NEW, AND FACTORY-SEALED Musea
France
$22.09     Details
  Portishead   Portishead Best Of '99 (1999) Cd Storm Record Russia Rare!
Band / Artist: Portishead format: Cd, Jewel Case tracks: Please. Ask For The More Photos sleev...
  CD   EX/EX RareRussianR
Russian Federation
$24.98     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Eu, Universal, 5391892, 20/09/1997 Special Order
  CD   NEW/NEW Polish Music
Poland
$24.21     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
Brand New, In-stock Cd. Ships Fast And Secure. Add To Cart With Confidence! Lond, Lond539189.2, 9...
  CD   NEW NORTHATLANTI
United States
$26.91     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Uk
  CD   EX/EX Vinylshop Re
United Kingdom
$29.00     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
New (sealed)! Obi(gold Color) limited Edition-'universal Music Korea Masterpiece' Series Korea (...
  CD   NEW (SEALED) Rare Music
Korea (South)
$39.90     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead (1997)
Eua, London, 4746
  CD   EX/EX sebo do disc
Brazil
$49.50     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
September 30, 1997
  LP   NEW GrooveNet
United States
$10.98     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead
731453918917 London / Umgd, Lond539189.1, 9/30/1997 Special Order
  LP   NEW/NEW/SPECIAL ORDER, ORDERED ON DEMAND/FACTORY S Boogiebobs
United States
$12.30     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Uk, Go! Beat, 5391891, 1997-09-16
  LP   VERY GOOD (VG)/VERY GOOD (VG) Tonearm
United Kingdom
$12.52     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Brand New! Sealed! 2008 Issue! Usa, Go! Beat, 731453918917
  LP   SEALED Bellwick
United States
$15.95     Details
  Portishead   Portishead LP   NEW Mantis Music
United States
$17.98 - $40.00      Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Pre-production At State Of Art. Tracklaying At Ridge Farm. Mixing And Tracklaying At Moles. All S...
  LP   NEW Mantis Music
United States
$17.98     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
Pre-production At State Of Art. Tracklaying At Ridge Farm. Mixing And Tracklaying At Moles. All S...
  LP   VG+/VG+ Mantis Music
United States
$40.00     Details
  Portishead   Portishead (2lps)
  LP   SEALED Record-Groov
Canada
$18.34     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead : 2lp Set
2lp Set. Sublime 2nd Album From 1997 Features "all Mine" And "only You". Last...
  LP   Red Eye
Australia
$19.38     Details
  PORTISHEAD   Portishead (2 Lp's)
Go Beat, 539189
  LP   NEW HARD TO FIND
United States
$20.00     Details
  Portishead   Portishead
New And Sealed / Shipping Cost Counts As 2 Lp Us, Go! Beat, 3145391891, 1997-10-07
  LP   MINT (M)/MINT (M) Rockodium
Spain
$19.59     Details
  portishead   Portishead LP   CDExpress
Netherlands
$21.98 - $30.58      Details
  portishead   Portishead
449778 lp/ New Copy/ Tripped Out Beats & Soulful Vocals Usa Barcode: 0731453918917 Title: Po... Special Order
  LP   CDExpress
Netherlands
$21.98     Details
  portishead   Portishead
173959 new Copy/ Barcode: 0731453918917 Label: Polygram Releasedate: 1997 09 30 Style:altern Tit... Special Order
  LP   CDExpress
Netherlands
$21.98     Details
  portishead   Portishead
19616303a5/8. new Copy/ Lp Label: Universal Music Group 731453918917 / Units In Set: 2 Special Order
  LP   CDExpress
Netherlands
$21.98     Details
  portishead   Portishead
Pd 9189-1 lp Label: Polydor Prefix: Condition: New/ Special Order
  LP   CDExpress
Netherlands
$30.58     Details
Next Page >       Top of Page
Page of 2
Show


Search PORTISHEAD at