London Electric Ballroom, 9/7/2002
English singer-songwriter Beth Orton is back with both a new band and an accclaimed new album 'Daybreaker' . Long term fan Anthony Strutt finds her to be on powerful form at a show at London's Electric Ballroom
Central Reservation (2014)
In our 'Re:View' section, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Anthony Strutt reflects on English singer-songwriter Beth Orton's 1999 album 'Central Reservation', which has just been re-released in a new double CD edition
Trailer Park (2009)
Anthony Strutt examines Beth Orton's highly acclaimed 1996 debut British album, 'Trailer Park', which has just been re-released in a new double CD edition
Experimental sixth album from critically acclaimed British singer-songwriter and musician, Beth Orton
Shopping Trolley / Comfort Of Strangers (2006)
Lacklustre latest single from Beth Orton's disappointing new album 'Comfort of Strangers'
Enjoyable new single from Beth Orton, back after an absence of three years
Comfort Of Strangers (2006)
Disappointing fourth album and first new record in four years for Beth Orton, which lacks the lovely charm and pick me ups of her previous recordings
Pass In Time Definitive Collection (2003)
Somewhat premature Beth Orton double CD retrospective, which neverthless proves worth seeking out for its unreleased tracks and early recordings
Thinking About Tomorrow (2003)
Easy going new single by the ever popular Beth Orton, pulled from her 'Daybreaker' album
Spectacular third offering in folkish vein from the much acclaimed Beth Orton, which proves to be an improvement even on her two already classic previous albums, 'Trailer Park' and 'Central Reservation'
One of Britain's most prolific guitarists, Ted Barnes is Beth Orton's formular regular guitarist and is also part of much praised folk trio Clayhill. Anthony Strutt talks to him about his just released third solo album, 'Portal Neu'
Clayhill is the new project of Ted Barnes and Ali Friend, both of whom play with Beth Orton, and former Sunhouse singer Gavin Clark. With their new six-track mini-album 'Cuban Green' just out, Anthony Strutt talks to them at their first London gig
Ted Barnes has played upon and worked as a co-writer on all three albums of Beth Orton's albums. At the launch party to promote his own new album 'Short Scenes', he talks to Anthony Strutt
One Big No
Shepherds Bush Empire, 15/3/2003
One Big No was a big charity music show against the then forthcoming war in Iraq. Anthony Strutt enjoys short sets from Evan Dando, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Ian McCulloch, Beth Orton and Travis's Fran Healy