Portishead - SOS

Lights off
Sorry, your favorites list is FULL.
Click this link to twitter this video (opens in a new window/tab)


After first appearing in director Ben Wheatley's High-Rise feature, Portishead's shadowy cover of ABBA's "S.O.S." has been given its own music video.

It's a simple clip, one that taps into the unsettling sonic feeling grafted to Portishead's chilly, synthetic re-envisioning of the once jubilant Swedish pop arrangement. The camera crawls towards a static Beth Gibbons, whose voice courses through the speakers singing of hurt. She reaches our way in the affecting finale.

The clip ends with a quote from slain British Labour MP Jo Cox: "We have far more in common than which divides us."

 It's an intense, pensive video for the similarly modelled cover, and you can absorb it above.
-- Exclaim!


Pick and Click one of the menu tabs above for more artist info.

Or click the artist name tag above to go to the artist page.

All artist info on these pages is

last.fm access here might be restricted to registered users only soon,
so please register (it's free anyway) and/or login

Post your comment

Artist: Portishead
Video title: SOS
Submitted by: admin
Please Rate: "SOS" by Portishead
  • Currently 0.00/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 0.0 out of 0 votes
Facebook Like & Comments

Share on/Post to Facebook

Category: Pop
Views: 1262

Problems with this Video? Report This Video!

"Portishead" info
@  @  @

New Music Videos