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Portishead performing at the 1st Bank Center, Broomfield CO. 10.27.11. All photos by Todd Radunsky
The show was very faithful to the recorded versions of their songs. Often, that can come across as lacking – if one merely wanted to hear album-perfect versions of songs, one could do so without paying for a $50, in this case) ticket. However, Portishead made those songs come alive through a combination of raw performance (particularly from Ms. Gibbons), as well as a powerful visual presentation.
Nobody sounds like Portishead. The progression of their albums has clearly established their uncompromising stance towards their future. Portishead play ATP followed by a U.S. tour, which is the first