Portishead Reveal The Title Of Their Third Album

Portishead Reveal The Title Of Their Third Album

After years of anticipation, Portishead have finally revealed more info on their third studio album. According to a message posted on their website yesterday, the record will be called - wait for it! - "Third".

"Third" now has a firm release date of April 14. No song titles have been leaked yet, though the website does tell us that the album has 11 tracks and is 49 minutes, 13 seconds long.

Following their All Tomorrow's Parties show in December, Portishead return to touring at the end of March. The full itinerary now looks like this:

Oporto Coliseum Wednesday March 26

Lisbon Coliseum Thursday March 27

Milan Alcatraz Sunday March 30

Florence Sashall Monday March 31

Munich Tonhalle Wednesday April 2

Berlin Columbiahalle Thursday April 3

Copenhagen KB Halle Friday April 4

Cologne Palladium Sunday April 6

Amsterdam HMH Monday April 7

Manchester Apollo Wednesday April 9

London Hammersmith Apollo Thursday April 10

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Saturday April 12

Wolverhampton Civic Sunday April 13

Coachella Festival Saturday April 26

Paris Zenith Monday May 5

Brussels Forest National Thursday May 8

Barcelona Primavera Sound Thursday May 29


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