Portishead

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Named after the sleepy port on the south-west coast of England where Geoff Barrow (9 December 1971, Walton in Gordano, Somerset, England) spent his teens. His intentions in forming the band were simple: ‘I just wanted to make interesting music, proper songs with a proper life span and a decent place in people’s record collections.’ Barrow started out as a tape operator, working in a minor capacity with Massive Attack and Neneh Cherry, and also wrote songs for Cherry... Read more

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trip-hop
electronic
female vocalists
chillout
trip hop
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