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Orton's fourth album gives her unique voice the showcase it deserves. Produced by cult musician Jim O'Rourke, Comfort of Strangers is a supple sample of Americana (“Countenance”), jazz (“Worms”), classic 70s AOR (“Heartland Truckstop”) and pastoral chill (“Absinthe”). But the instrumentation is restrained and classy, letting Orton push her vocals into beguiling shapes: flinty and rough on “Worms”, soulful on “Feral Children”, and ragged on “Shopping Trolley”, where she lets us in more than ever before: “I think I'm gonna cry, I'm gonna laugh about it all in time,” she sings, with convincing wisdom.


Born: December, 1970 in Norwich, England

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

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 Orbit which released a cover of John Martyn's "Don't Wanna Know About Evil." She continued working with Orbit on his 1993 LP Strange Cargo 3, co-writing and singing the track "Water from a Vine Leaf"...
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