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Beth Orton

Born: Dec 1, 1970 in Norwich, England
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Genre: Other, Folk
Biography: Singer/songwriter Beth Orton combined the passionate beauty of the acoustic folk tradition with the electronic beats of trip-hop to create a fresh, distinct fusion of roots and rhythm. Born in Norwich, England in December 1970, Orton debuted as one half of the duo Spill, a one-off project with William ...Read full biography
Central Reservation
Released: 1999
Label: Arista/Heritage Catalog
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On her stunning sophomore album, Central Reservation, Beth Orton slips free of the electronic textures that colored her acclaimed 1996 debut, Trailer Park, stripping her music down to its raw essentials ...Read full review
Trailer Park
Released: 1996
Label: Arista/Heritage Catalog
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A folkie for the electronica age, Beth Orton brilliantly bridges the gap between acoustic songcraft and digital dance beats with her extraordinary debut album, Trailer Park. Fusing the plaintive emotional ...Read full review
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