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Beth Orton

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Beth Orton: Go Orton!

Interview by Paul Moody, New Musical Express, 24 August 1996

CONTEMPORARY FEMALE singer-songwriters, then: fiercely independent, forever marketed as several colours short of a full palette and ever-prone to massive crossover success care of the ...

Beth Orton: A Kinky Disco Kid

Interview by Sheryl Garratt, Guardian, The, 28 November 1997

Singer Beth Orton shrugged off the tragedies of her youth and was inspired by acid house to mix folk with breakbeats. Sheryl Garratt hears how ...

Beth Orton

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

"I spent last weekend in this delirium of writing," bubbles Beth Orton, delight unleashing her accent’s full eccentricity – Cockney caw, Norfolk moo and middle-class ...

Mild Thing: Beth Orton: Central Reservation (Heavenly) **

Review by David Quantick, Q, April 1999

The Janis Joplin of the Heavenly Social Club finally delivers sequel to Trailer Park. ...

Beth Orton: Academy, Manchester ****

Live Review by Dave Simpson, Guardian, The, 19 October 1999

Real angry woman ...

Beth Orton: Electric Ballroom, London

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, Guardian, The, 11 July 2002

WITH A NEW album, Daybreaker, due at the end of the month, this one-off show was an opportunity for Beth Orton to shake down the ...

Beth Orton: Daybreaker

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, September 2002

Third album from Norfolk singer-songwriter, featuring numerous collaborators. ...

Beth Orton: Heartbreaker

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Harp, Summer 2002

TO APPRECIATE how special Beth Orton is, it helps to catch her at a show like the one she did at the 1999 South by ...

Beth Orton: Pass In Time (BMG)

Review and Interview by Joel McIver, Record Collector, October 2003

IT'S UNNERVING that Beth Orton, the gawky, slightly unorthodox-sounding folk singer from the sticks who unexpectedly became a coffee-table icon in the 1990s, is now ...


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