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Beth Orton

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Concerts

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July 21, 2008 Hear the folk/electronica singer-songwriter, recorded live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia.

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July 11, 2008 Hear live sets from Beth Orton, Alejandro Escovedo, Dar Williams, The War on Drugs, and more.

Studio Sessions

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October 5, 2012 The English singer-songwriter delves into organic folk-pop music on her new album, Sugaring Season.

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May 22, 2006 Beth Orton has been making her own brand of emotional, clean and poignant music for 10 years now.

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Interviews & Profiles

Beth Orton's latest album is called Sugaring Season.

October 27, 2012 Orton's career was halted by motherhood and label drama. She explains how and why she started over.

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Discover Songs

June 24, 2002 New music from Marianne Faithfull; techno folk from Britain's Beth Orton; A great unknown from M...

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Beth Orton's new album, Sugaring Season, comes out Oct. 2.

September 23, 2012 Ornate but not wispy, these songs aren't merely pretty; they also convey power that builds subtly.

Beth Orton performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

August 6, 2012 Known for mixing folk and electronics, Orton unveils three new songs with just an acoustic guitar.

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  • Album: Sugaring Season
  • Artist: Beth Orton
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  • Released: 2012
 

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  • Released: 2006
 

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  • Artist: The War on Drugs
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  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Album: Spring Again
  • Artist: Dar Williams
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  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Album: Real Animal
  • Artist: Alejandro Escovedo
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  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Artist: Jim Bianco
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