Candles

Album: Sugaring Season (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Orton told Jam! Music that the blueprint for the production of Sugaring Season was Roberta Flack's debut album First Take, which includes her classic hit tune, "First Time I Ever Saw Your Face." She explained: "I was obsessed with making an album based loosely on the sound of that record and the feel of that record. It's kind of a classic sound, sort of a timeless thing. There's no irony. It's just fully honest, fully realized, in the moment."

    This song features Beth Orton's live vocal on top of a rehearsal take - her band didn't know she was taping.

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