Portishead

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Amy Winehouse's stilettos in Island Records auction for coronavirus
Handwritten lyrics by Bono, Annie Lennox and Portishead’s Beth Gibbons will also come under the hammer

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

14, May, 2020 @10:38 AM

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Olivia Colman to cover Portishead for Children in Need compilation
David Tennant, Helena Bonham-Carter and Jodie Whittaker also among the stars on the tracklist

Laura Snapes

04, Oct, 2019 @2:23 PM

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The 100 best albums of the 21st century
We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree

Ben Beaumont-Thomas (1-50); Laura Snapes and April Curtin (51-100)

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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‘Dummy wasn’t a chillout album. Portishead had more in common with Nirvana’
On the 25th anniversary of their classic debut, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley reflect on how the album came together

Jude Rogers

24, Aug, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Henryk Górecki: Symphony No 3 review – minimalism made human | John Lewis's contemporary album of the month
The Portishead singer is not a trained soprano but her wracked style brings out the work’s eerie desperation

John Lewis

28, Mar, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Every Mercury prize-winning album – ranked!
Following the announcement of this year’s nominees, we run the rule over the 26 albums that have earned the crown, from Klaxons and James Blake to M People and Talvin Singh

Dave Simpson

26, Jul, 2018 @10:45 AM

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From Portishead to Scarface: Vince Staples on his favourite songwriters
He’s the rapper and former gang member who resists every gangsta cliche – so his music taste naturally extends from Depeche Mode to Lil Boosie and 99 Red Balloons

Dorian Lynskey

29, Jun, 2017 @4:56 PM

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My first love song: musicians remember the soundtracks to their teenage crushes
A shaggy Texan, a firebreathing dancer, Liz Taylor … stars relive their first loves – and the tunes that bring them back

Interviews by Paul Lester

14, Feb, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Flit: a journey in song through migrants' paper-thin world
Martin Green has brought together fellow musicians and Bafta-winning film animators to bring stories of migration vividly and hauntingly to life at the Edinburgh international festival

Kate Molleson

02, Aug, 2016 @3:34 PM

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Viral video: Ricky Gervais mimics the stars, and Ronaldo loses his cool
The Office comedian does impressions from Robert de Niro to Kim Kardashian, plus Selena Gomez does Carpool Karaoke, in our online video chart

Janette Owen

24, Jun, 2016 @6:35 AM

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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

Guardian music

22, Jun, 2016 @3:01 PM

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Three Cane Whale: Palimpsest review – acoustic musings evoke rural idyll
The Bristol trio’s quiet ruminations on place and mood are distinct and enchanting

Neil Spencer

10, Jan, 2016 @8:00 AM

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