Portishead Announces Details for Roseland NYC Live 25th Anniversary Edition

The trip-hop legends announce updated physical editions of their 1998 live album.
Portishead's Beth Gibbons
Portishead’s Beth Gibbons from Roseland NYC Live(YouTube)

Last November, Portishead released an updated 25th anniversary edition of their 1998 Roseland NYC Live album onto streaming platforms, with a physical release to follow. The trio has now announced that the 25th anniversary edition will be released on double vinyl and CD and, like the streaming version, will feature previously unreleased material:

Newly remastered, the tracklist has been expanded to include “Undenied” and “Numb” from the concert film, as well as the full length performance of “Western Eyes,” which played in part over the credits of the film.

“Sour Times” and “Roads” are also now the original Roseland versions (previously substituted on the album release with recordings from other performances). All 5 of these tracks will be on CD and vinyl for the first time.

The vinyl release will be pressed on red vinyl and will include a “double-sided fold out poster” while the CD release will include a 12-page booklet. Both editions will also include a recreation of the backstage “sticky pass” that was used at the concert. Both of these will be released on April 26, 2024.

Portishead is also releasing a limited-edition 10″ that includes recordings of “Sour Times” and “Roads” that are not on the 25th anniversary release. These are the versions that appeared on the original 1998 release of Roseland NYC Live. This will be released on May 31, 2024.

All of these releases can now be pre-ordered from Portishead’s online store alongside a bunch of other merch, including shirts and hoodies.

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