Portishead Working On New LP

2010-07-01 by East Hastings | 23 Comments
Bristol Trip-hoppers Portishead have announced to BBC 6 Music that they are going to begin work on a new album soon.

Geoff Barrow confirmed that the band would start writing for the LP, the follow-up to 2008's "Third", this summer. "I'm writing for Portishead through July and August," said Barrow. "I just want to bang on and get another record done."

Barrow went on to reveal the group had signed a new record deal, and also explained how he thought they didn't fit in with the British music industry any more:

"It's with a major. It's with the biggest record company in the world," he said. "It's with people we trust, which with a band is the most important thing. We did the 'Third' record, it did incredibly well. We got very little support from the UK as we don't represent a certain demographic of people, but we did Coachella [festival] and that was amazing."

As of now, the release date or the name of the album have yet to be announced. Fans are probably hoping that they don't have to wait 11 years, as they did in between the band's 1997 self-titled LP and 2008's "Third".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/6music/news/20100629_portishead.shtml

Tagged: Portishead

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HipsterHolocaust
July 1st 2010
774 Comments


stoked.

Spare
July 1st 2010
5567 Comments


omgomgomg

Slipping Away
July 1st 2010
1260 Comments


awesome, can't wait

RomoCosmo14
July 1st 2010
69 Comments


this is big news

witchxrapist
July 1st 2010
11105 Comments


swt

cfbassist
July 1st 2010
342 Comments


this makes me excited for the future, third was SO amazing

tables
July 1st 2010
127 Comments


I loved Third, and I'm stoked for another album.

But
"I just want to bang on and get another record done."
I dunno how I feel about that attitude =

Quen
July 1st 2010
1633 Comments


^^, I agree.

Huntthequattro
July 1st 2010
66 Comments


This is great news. Gonna be looking forward to this. ^_^

pizzamachine
July 1st 2010
12862 Comments


Great flying penguins!

HipsterHolocaust
July 1st 2010
774 Comments


If they released more etched vinyl I'll be even more stoked.

ABurton
July 1st 2010
137 Comments


so we dont have to wait another 10 years?!?

foreverendeared
July 1st 2010
14678 Comments


awesome news

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 1st 2010
32190 Comments


Hopefully it'll be better than Third

StreetlightRock
Emeritus
July 1st 2010
3867 Comments


Siq

TheWhiteAfrican
July 2nd 2010
12 Comments


fuck. yes.

anotherdeadjuliet
July 2nd 2010
263 Comments


I am drink.

dcha
July 2nd 2010
990 Comments


I liked Third.

breesuschrist
July 2nd 2010
736 Comments


yay

AggravatedYeti
July 2nd 2010
7685 Comments


yesyesyesyesyesyes.

ZiggyPop
July 2nd 2010
92 Comments


Holy shit there's a BBC 6?

jingledeath
July 2nd 2010
7103 Comments


fuckkkkkkkk yessssssssssss

MonsieurGabriel
July 3rd 2010
15 Comments


This coming out so quick can only mean the're on some next level shit..



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