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Calvin Bush, i-D, February 1995

BEING UNIQUE means both having no equals and standing alone. Celebrating freedom, lamenting solitude. The infinite vastness of the air you breathe and the pressured vacuum of an emptiness that crushes. The music of Portishead is so special because it straddles these dichotomies, embraces them, rejects them, and spans the chasm between them to stand alone on a bridge of its own making.

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