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Tag Archives: Beth Orton

366 Songs 355: River

“But it don’t snow here/It’s stays pretty green/I’m gonna make a lot of money/Then I’m gonna quit this crazy scene.”

December 20, 2012 366 Songs , , ,

366 Songs 303: Dolphins

Terry Callier died this weekend. I never really knew his work, but this duet with Beth Orton, covering Fred Neil’s “Dolphins,” remains one of my favorite recordings ever made; there’s something about his vocals in here, how comforting, how rich … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 366 Songs , , , , ,

366 Songs 247: She Cries Your Name

For all that I will complain about William Orbit’s production on Blur’s 13 – and I will, just be glad I haven’t really started here – his involvement in “She Cries Your Name” almost absolves him of any aural sin … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 366 Songs , ,

366 Songs 211: Where Do I Begin?

This song – Something that feels so incredibly 1990s and 1960s to me at the same time, with Beth Orton’s vocals feeling like something from a random, half-remembered folk act in the New Folk movement of the latter decade, playing … Continue reading

July 29, 2012 366 Songs , ,

366 Songs 041: It’s Not The Spotlight

I first saw Beth Orton back when she was singing with Red Snapper, way back in the mid 1990s, and I remember very, very clearly leaving the venue and she was standing outside, leaning against a car smoking and me … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 366 Songs ,

366 Songs 025: Daybreaker/Daybreaker (Four Tet Remix)

Is it possible to take a mental health day from a blogging deadline that you’ve set for yourself? Probably not, but that’s what I’m doing today, and instead leaving you with this example of a Four Tet remix significantly improving … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 366 Songs , ,