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Beth Gibbons


Beth Gibbons, lead singer from the essential Uk alternative band Portishead, isn’t so much inexplicable as intensely personal. Blessed in 1965 into an Exeter plantation family members, she embraced rural lifestyle fully, forgoing university to continue carrying out farm function and hearing music on the home stereo system with her family members. Being a 22-year-old in the past due ’80s, nevertheless, she took an opportunity on learning to be a vocalist by moving towards the seaside city of Bristol. A smattering of compliment and bookings held her on the neighborhood picture, but Gibbons, who’s often in comparison to Edith Piaf, wouldn’t begin earning plenty of as an designer to aid herself until after a significant visit to the unemployment range in 1991. It had been while waiting around to can get on the dole that yr that she fulfilled her potential Portishead partner Geoff Barrow, who was simply also inside a rough finances. Ahead of their conference, Barrow was a studio room hands at Bristol’s Mentor Home; there he caused such emerging works as Primal Scream, Depeche Setting, and Massive Assault, all essential affects on Portishead. When Gibbons fulfilled Barrow, he was seeking to come up with a trip-hop clothing of his personal and looking for a lyricist and vocalist. With the help of the neighborhood jazz guitarist Adrian Utley, Portishead had been created. The band’s best-known recording, 1994’s debut Dummy, continued to earn the Mercury Reward for Best United kingdom Recording in 1995. Furthermore to three well-received Portishead information, Gibbons released her single debut, the thoughtful Out of Time of year, in 2002.

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Full Name Beth Gibbons
Profession Actor, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Film Score Composer
Nationality British
Music Groups Portishead
Music Songs Tom the Model, Mysteries, Funny Time of Year, Sand River, Spider Monkey, Candy Says, Show, Rustin Man, Drake, Resolve, Romance
Albums Third, Acoustic Sunlight, Out of Season, Dummy, Dummy / Portishead
Movies The Wind, The Ring Finger, To Kill a Dead Man

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1 Lead singer of the British trip-hop band Portishead.



Fantastic Four 2015 writer: "Roads"
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World 2015 TV Movie documentary writer: "Sour Times" - uncredited
Wild 2014/I writer: "Glory Box"
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game writer: "Numb"
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Colombiana 2011 writer: "Glory Box"
The Tempest 2010/I performer: "Coda"
Warehouse 13 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Death and Beauty 2009 Short writer: "Deep Water" - as Gibbons
Ne me libérez pas, je m'en charge 2009 Documentary "Mysteries"
Galantuomini 2008 writer: "Glory Box"
Palermo Shooting 2008 performer: "Mysteries" / writer: "The Rip", "Mysteries"
Après lui 2007 performer: "Mysteries" / writer: "Mysteries"
Druckfrisch 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lord of War 2005 writer: "Glory Box" 1995
Charlie Jade TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Les poupées russes 2005 performer: "Mysteries" / writer: "Mysteries"
The Ring Finger 2005 performer: "Show" / writer: "Lonely Carousel", "Show"
Tout pour plaire 2005 writer: "Glory box"
Australian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The L Word 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Later... With Jools Holland 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kuutamolla 2002 arranger: "Undenied" / writer: "Undenied"
Under the Sand 2000 as B. Gibbons, "Undenied"
The Watcher 2000/I writer: "ROADS"
Cheaters 2000 TV Movie writer: "Roads"
Long Hello and Short Goodbye 1999 Theme from "tt0111441"
B. Monkey 1998 writer: "GLORY BOX"
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train 1998 writer: "Western Eyes"
Nowhere 1997 writer: "Mourning Air"
Millennium 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Craft 1996 writer: "Scorn"
When the Cat's Away 1996 writer: "glory box"
Little Criminals 1995 TV Movie writer: "Roads"
Assassins 1995 writer: "Sour Times"
Le confessionnal 1995 writer: "Numb"
Tank Girl 1995 writer: "Roads"
Top of the Pops 1995 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nadja 1994 writer: "Roads", "Strangers"



Intersticios 2014 Short
Baby Blues 2008/III
The Ring Finger 2005
To Kill a Dead Man 1994 Short



To Kill a Dead Man 1994 Short



Rendez-vous avec Jane 2005 Video documentary Herself
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham 2003 Video Herself (segment "Only You") (uncredited)
Later... With Jools Holland 2002 TV Series Herself
PNYC: Portishead - Roseland New York 1998 Video documentary Herself - Portishead

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