The Rip by Portishead

October 21 2015

Every once in awhile a song is written that resonates with you. This is one of those songs for me. Thank you Portishead for making dark music that makes me happy.  And thanks to Big Smoke and Victoria Furuya for taking the time to make this video.

"...The city had recently been struck by a storm that brutally rendered a few of our pianos nearly mute including this one, which was restricted to just one octave and a few stray keys on either end. While discussing other options for the shoot with Andrew, he drove down to the garden to assess the damage for himself and an hour or so before we were to meet reported back that he would be able to make it work on the 12-or-so working keys."

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