Better than any album before it, Dummy merged the pinpoint-precise productions of the dance world with pop hallmarks like great songwriting and excellent vocal performances.
Released: Apr 30, 2002
This famous filming of Portishead's first-ever live gig in New York along with the accompanying album is now considered a modern classic. The concert itself is a wonder to behold, as Portishead smoke cigarettes, chew gum, scratch records, and behave in a generally hip manner while around them the 30-piece New York Philharmonic Orchestra and a 5-piece horn ensemble do their thing.
Released: Apr 29, 2008
There's much more than just the usual trip-hop beats on Third, Portishead's first album in 11 years.