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Beth Orton

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Beth Orton (born Elizabeth Caroline Orton, 14 December 1970, in East Dereham, Norfolk) is a BRIT Award–winning English singer-songwriter, known for her 'folktronica' sound, which mixes elements of folk and electronica. She initially came to notice for her collaborations with William Orbit and the Chemical Brothers in the mid-1990s. However, these were not Orton's first recordings as she had released a solo album, Superpinkymandy, in 1993. Since the album was only released in Japan, it went largely unnoticed by international audiences. Her second solo album, Trailer Park, garnered much critical acclaim in 1996. Orton developed a devoted audience with the release of the albums Central Reservation (1999) and the 2002 UK top 10 album, Daybreaker. In her 2006 release, Comfort of Strangers, she moved towards a more folk-based sound and away from the electronic sound of her past albums.


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    You walked into my house last night
    I couldn't help but notice
    A light that was long gone
    Still burning strong
    You were sitting
    Stolen Car  -  329,400 plays
    Falling from the western shore to find yourselves alone again,
    Wondering where you have been, Your lonely voice calls
    across the starlit coast, Reaching out to be seen.
    She cries your name,
    She Cries Your Name  -  272,078 plays
    Stayed true to the things I knew when I was younger
    And food and love was all but left to hunger.
    'Cause when I stray from my truth as I grow older
    Too much leaves an empty hollow hunger.
    I think about you on a moonlit night
    Stars All Seem to Weep  -  243,985 plays
    Worms don't dance they haven't got the balls
    No matter how do you do
    It's just you do that's all
    You got what it takes to knock at my door
    You wanna get all excited
    Worms  -  195,213 plays
    She weaves secrets in her hair
    The whispers are not hers to share.
    She's deep as a well.
    She's deep as a well.
    Another day wastes away,
    Sweetest Decline  -  180,620 plays
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