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Friday, February 15, 2008

The Return of the Eternal Return

posted by on February 15 at 11:46 AM

News about Portishead!

Portishead announce the release of ‘Third’ [on 4/29/08] their hugely anticipated new album, their fourth album in total and first since 1998ís ‘Roseland NYC live’.

Portishead are; Geoff Barrow, Adrian Utley and Beth Gibbons

I thought the album came out last year and went without causing even a breeze. The last studio album the trio released was over a decade ago. By the time the new one hits the streets, Bush will have almost completed two terms in office. I think it would have been better if Portishead had called it a day back in the day.

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I totally agree. WHY are they headlining one of the nights at Coachella? No one cares.

Posted by theysuck | February 15, 2008 12:21 PM

I say the same thing about the pixies..

Posted by seattle98104 | February 15, 2008 12:33 PM

absolutely haterish!

i am very excited by the prospect of this new album. since the self-titled second album, beth gibbons has gone on to do a brilliant solo album (which was the one perhaps that didn't cause a stir). geoff barrows produced a fantastic album for stephanie mckay (titled 'mckay', which caused even less of a stir as it was never released in america). the new songs from atp do not seem like a rewrite of their old sound and the spex magazine review from mark (motherfucking POP GROUP!) stewart is excellent.

wait until april to hate on it!

Posted by cosby | February 15, 2008 12:37 PM

btw, beth gibbons' solo album was quite good.

in a world infatuated with flo rida's low, I'm not surprised that good music goes past your ears without a whisper.

Posted by seattle98104 | February 15, 2008 12:55 PM

Fair enough.

Except the new songs Portishead premiered at this year's All Tomorrow's Parties are loud, claustrophobic, and cruel -- more Yorkshire freak-out than trip-hop pastiche -- and not much like anything they've ever done before.

With luck, it won't get undercut by the studio, lost in the translation.

Posted by Fawkes | February 16, 2008 1:19 AM

@1 I care, and fact i am a little excited. i bet it sells...

Posted by ac | February 16, 2008 1:41 PM

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