Friday, 6 May 2016

BETH ORTON – SINGLE REVIEW

Beth Orton – 1973 (ANTI- records) 
Beth Orton - 1973


Release Date: Out Now

I like Beth Orton. I don’t love her but I do like her and I’ve always felt like that would be cool with Beth, she seems like the kind of person who genuinely makes music for her own pleasure and doesn’t worry too much what others think. On new single, ‘1973’, our Beth has gone all muted electro-pop our asses and, while the voice is unmistakable, I wouldn’t have pinned this one down to Ms Orton. No, the relaxed beats and trill melodies are more reminiscent of Goldfrapp and, when you combine that with Beth’s uniquely and, frankly, beautiful voice, you’re on to a winner. Snazzy.



Live Dates:

27th May – Brighton Festival, Brighton
28th May – Brighton Festival, Brighton
7th June – City Winery, Chicago
9th June – Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh
11th June – U Street Music Hall, Washington
12th June – The Foundry, Philadelphia
14th June – Le Poisson Rouge, New York
15th June – Brighton Music Hall, Boston
19th June – Teregram Ballroom, Los Angeles
20th June – Great American Music Hall, San Francisco
21st June – Revolution Hall, Portland
23rd June – The Triple Door, Seattle
16th July – Mares Vivas Festival, Vila Nova De Gaia
24th July – Deer Shed 7 Festival, Thirsk

6th August – Caught By The River Thames, London

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