On 28 April 2008, 10 years ago, Portishead's last album to this day, simply titled 'Third', was released in the United Kingdom through Island Records, and a day later in the United States through Mercury Records.
Portishead's first studio album since 'Portishead' in 1997, it incorporates different influences and was extremely positively received by critics, named one of the best albums of 2008 by several publications. It entered the top ten of several countries' music charts and has Gold certification in the UK.
The album was announced with a first single on 24 March 2008: "Machine Gun"... Here's a live version: