Trailer Park

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
A folkie for the electronica age, Beth Orton brilliantly bridges the gap between acoustic songcraft and digital dance beats with her extraordinary debut album, Trailer Park. Fusing the plaintive emotional power of the singer/songwriter tradition with the distanced cool of trip-hop rhythms, Orton creates a fresh, distinct, and surprisingly organic sound without obvious precedent; blessed with a warm, ethereal voice capable of adapting comfortably to Spartan folk "Whenever," a touching cover of the Spector/Greenwich/Barry-penned "I Wish I Never Saw the Sunshine", buoyant pop "Live as We Dream," "How Far", and spacy, densely layered electronica "Tangent," "Touch Me with Your ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
A folkie for the electronica age, Beth Orton brilliantly bridges the gap between acoustic songcraft and digital dance beats with her extraordinary debut album, Trailer Park. Fusing the plaintive emotional power of the singer/songwriter tradition with the distanced cool of trip-hop rhythms, Orton creates a fresh, distinct, and surprisingly organic sound without obvious precedent; blessed with a warm, ethereal voice capable of adapting comfortably to Spartan folk "Whenever," a touching cover of the Spector/Greenwich/Barry-penned "I Wish I Never Saw the Sunshine", buoyant pop "Live as We Dream," "How Far", and spacy, densely layered electronica "Tangent," "Touch Me with Your Love", she shifts gears with remarkable ease, the depth and clarity of her unique perspective connecting even the most disparate tracks together into a unified whole. Simply put, Trailer Park is one of the most promising and innovative debuts of its era.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/4/1997
  • Label: DEDICATED
  • UPC: 617024400749
  • Catalog Number: 44007

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Beth Orton Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Lucy Wilkins Violin
Ali Friend Double Bass
Sara Wilson Cello
Sean Kilbride Dulcimer
Oliver Kraus Cello
Nia Bevan Violin
Dave Boulter Harmonium, Hammond Organ
Beki Doe Violin
Howard Gott Violin
Tasha Lee McCluney Background Vocals
Rob Spriggs Viola
Keith Tenniswood Guitar, Keyboards
Sean Read Piano, Hammond Organ
Lee Spencer Keyboards
Ted Barnes Acoustic Guitar, Bouzouki, Guitar, Mandolin
Will Blanchard Drums
Andrew Hackett Electric Guitar
Becca Ware Viola
Technical Credits
Victor Van Vugt Producer
Andrew Weatherall Producer
Ali Friend Composer
Oliver Kraus String Arrangements
Beki Doe String Arrangements
Keith Tenniswood Engineer
Toby Bush Engineer
Gideon Schaltman Engineer
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