Exclusive: Portishead release Abba SOS video in tribute to Jo Cox

In a tribute to Jo Cox, the Bristol trip hop band have released a video for their downbeat cover of Abba’s pop classic

Jo Cox, the Batley and Spen MP who was tragically killed last week, would have been 42 today. In honour of her tireless campaigning in support of refugees, iconic Bristol trip-hop band Portishead have released a video to go alongside their cover of Abba’s SOS.

It features singer Beth Gibbons, shot alone in monochrome, reaching out towards the camera before ending with Cox’s quote from her maiden speech in parliament: “We have far more in common than which divides us.”

You can view it using the player below.

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