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Band Name Origins:

  • The band is named after a sleepy port town in England. The town in which band member, Geoff Barrow, spent his teen years. Submitted by: Raiyneamon
  • The band are from Bristol, England and Portishead is a nearby seaside town Submitted by: Chris

Stupid Band Names:

  • It sounds like somebody getting high sniffing the john. Submitted by: Tom Turkey

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Mourning Air,"Air doesn't mourn. Lol.Sean

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Morning Air" originally "Mourning Air"
Same sound, now literally possible
Samantha Wayland
"Gory Box" originally "Glory Box"
Jacqui O'Day
"Glory Ox" originally "Glory Box"
Alanis More Upset

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"All Mined" originally "All Mine"
David
"Tall Mine" originally "All Mine"
A deep mine is tall from its bottom up.
Eileen McKenzie

Change a Letter:

"All Mink" originally "All Mine"
Gretchen Wieners
"All Pine" originally "All Mine"
Eileen McKenzie
"All Fine" originally "All Mine"
Eileen McKenzie
"All Mind" originally "All Mine"
Eileen McKenzie
"Glory Fox" originally "Glory Box"
Jacqui O'Day

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Nylon Smile""Destiny"Johnny Nguyen
"Only You""Same Supper Every Day"Mattias

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
The Boxer
   Simon And Garfunkel
Glory Box
   Portishead
The Glory Boxer
Ashley Michelle McGowan

Misheard Lyrics:

"Western Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
forgotten throes at another's lie
Original Lyrics:
forgotten throes of another's plight
"Teardrop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love, love isn't fair
Love is a dooming word.
Original Lyrics:
Love, love, is a verb
Love is a doing word.
"Glory Box"
Misheard Lyrics:
For I've been a tangerine too long.
Original Lyrics:
For I've been a temptress too long.
"Teardrop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Teardrop on the fire
Fearless on my breath
Original Lyrics:
Teardrop on the fire
Feathers on my breath
There are additional Portishead misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Glory Box"
Misheard Lyrics:
For I've been a tangerine too long.
Original Lyrics:
For I've been a temptress too long.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Sophie

I love to sing along to my music. One day, I was singing to this really loud in the car. My sister heard me sing this line and started cracking up with laughter. I'm like 'what?'

Band Name Anagrams:

It Had Ropes Submitted by: Alexis
Other iPads Submitted by: Alexis
Tore His Pad Submitted by: Alexis
He Said 'Port' Submitted by: Alexis
The Pro Aids Submitted by: Alexis

There are additional Portishead Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Al In Elm" originally "All Mine"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Ill Name" originally "All Mine"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Elm Nail" originally "All Mine"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"All In Me" originally "All Mine"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Roxy Blog" originally "Glory Box"
Submitted by: Natalie

There are additional Portishead Song Title Anagrams available.

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Oort Pisshead originally "Portishead"
Another spoonerism previously posted as anagram
Submitted by: The Quirkfetch Kid
Heatis Poured originally "Portishead"
Submitted by: Electric Boogeyman
Hortis Ped originally "Portishead"
As in pedestrian.
Submitted by: Electric Boogeyman

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