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The Best Portishead Albums, Ranked

Updated April 22, 2019 158 votes 68 voters 2.4k views3 items

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We're ranking the best Portishead albums of all time. One of the best trip hop bands ever, Portishead's discography features several popular songs, like "Glory Box" and "Machine Gun." What is the greatest Portishead album ever?

From their debut album Dummy to their 2008 album Third, this list of Portishead albums also includes their 1997 self-titled album, which features singles "All Mine" and "Only You."

Vote up the best Portishead albums, and vote down the ones that were disappointing.

  • Dummy
    Photo: Go! Beat

    1. Mysterons 
    2. Sour Times
    3. Strangers
    4. It Could Be Sweet 
    5. Wandering Star 
    6. It's a Fire 
    7. Numb 
    8. Roads 
    9. Pedestal 
    10. Biscuit 
    11. Glory Box 

    Pitchfork score9.5/10

    • Release Date: 1994
    52
    7
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  • Third
    Photo: Island

    1. Silence
    2. Hunter 
    3. Nylon Smile 
    4. The Rip
    5. Plastic
    6. We Carry On 
    7. Deep Water
    8. Machine Gun
    9. Small
    10. Magic Doors 
    11. Threads

    Pitchfork score: 8.8/10

    • Release Date: 2008
    45
    9
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  • Portishead
    Photo: Go! Bea

    1. Cowboys
    2. All Mine
    3. Undenied
    4. Half Day Closing
    5. Over
    6. Humming
    7. Mourning Air
    8. Seven Months
    9. Only You
    10. Elysium 
    11. Western Eyes

    Pitchfork score8.2/10

    • Release Date: 1997
    39
    6
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