Portishead ‎– Dummy

Go! Beat ‎– 422-828-600-2
CD, Album, Reissue


Theme from "To Kill A Dead Man" is added as a mystery track at 4:18 of track 12.

Track 2 contains samples from "Danube Incident" written & performed by Lalo Schifrin and a percussion sample from "Spin-It Jig" written by Henry Brooks and Otis Turner performed by Smokey Brooks
Track 3 contains samples from "Elegant People" written & performed by Weather Report
Track 5 contains samples from "Magic Mountain" written & performed by Eric Burdon & War
Track 10 contains samples from "I'll Never Fall In Love Again" written & performed by Johnnie Ray
Track 11 contains samples from "Ike's Rap II" written & performed by Isaac Hayes

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
828 553 - 2, 828 553-2, 422-828 553-2 Portishead Dummy(CD, Album) Go! Beat, Go! Beat, Go! Beat, London Records 828 553 - 2, 828 553-2, 422-828 553-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
828 553-2 Portishead Dummy(CD, Album) Go! Discs, Polydor, PolyGram 828 553-2 Australasia 1994 Sell This Version
828 522-4 Portishead Dummy(Cass, Album) Go! Beat 828 522-4 UK & Europe 1994 Sell This Version
422 828 553-2 Portishead Dummy(CD, Album, RE) Go! Discs 422 828 553-2 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
828 522-2 Portishead Dummy(CD, Album, RP, Ove) Go! Beat 828 522-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version


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September 12, 2005
edited over 13 years ago

Dark beautiful haunting trip hop of the very highest order. Beth Gibbon's voice is unbelievably unique & beautiful. The touch of melancholy in her vocals & her voice sometimes at breaking point, coupled with Andy Smith's superb beats make for a stunning & compelling combination. One of the greatest dance/electronic albums ever and probably of any genre.


March 24, 2003
perfect. a trippy dark female voice overcome with emotional lyrics over hypnotizing beats. its no mistake why portishead as popular as they are. it hasn't escaped my cd player for years.