Something More Beautiful

Album: Sugaring Season (2012)
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  • Sugaring Season, Beth Orton's first album in six years and her Anti- Records debut, was recorded in Portland, Oregon, with producer Tucker Martine (My Morning Jacket, The Decemberists). Orton penned this song with Portland singer-songwriter M. Ward. She sings of a senior citizen who has lived through much, passing on wisdom. "I learned to turn what could be sorrow," she croons, "into some kind of mercy."

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