More details about the album release
It's already known that the new single "Machine Gun" will be released on April 14. Portishead also announced that a digital version is available from Portishead.co.uk from 8pm on April 10. However, the release does not feature any B-sides.
Meanwhile a USB stick edition of 'Third', out April 28, features a host of extras, including the following four films:
Ade's House - 'Machine Gun'
'The Rip' live @ Mr Wolfe’s
'We Carry On'
The Truly Spectacular Universal Conference Film
The band have also announced that they will issue a limited edition box set of 'Third', with details to be announced. The only thing we know is that it will come in a multitude of limited edition formats including a double vinyl version except from the usb format and some limited edition prints from Nick Uff will also be made available.
To be more specific, the timeplan is:
April 10: "Machine Gun" single , digital download at www.portishead.co.uk
April 14: "Machine Gun" single taken from 'Third' will be released in stores two weeks before the album on April 14.
April 28: "Third" album release in stores, also in double vinyl and usb stick format with 4 new bonus videos.
That's all we know for now.