Portishead - Dummy (1994)
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25 Of The Most Game-Changing And Influential Albums
5. Portishead - Dummy (1994)
While dance music was moving in a more manic direction in some areas - jungle, which would would morph into drum 'n' bass among other things - the Bristol trip hop scene was producing something more down-tempo. The frail vocals of Beth Gibbons complimented the eerie atmosphere concocted by Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley.