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Beth Orton: Memorial Hall, Sheffield

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 28 November 2012

"GOOD EVENING Shef-f-f-f-f-iel-d-d-d," begins Beth Orton, as an incorrectly set microphone makes her voice sound as if it has been remixed by King Tubby. Then there's no sound at all, and the bewildered singer prepares to entertain everyone without amplification.

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