Sugaring Season

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Sugaring Season
Sugaring Season.jpg
Studio album by Beth Orton
Released 1 October 2012
Recorded Flora Recording & Playback, Portland, Oregon, USA
Genre Folk, adult alternative
Length 37:25
Label ANTI-
Producer Tucker Martine
Beth Orton chronology
Comfort of Strangers
(2006)
Sugaring Season
(2012)
Kidsticks
(2016)
Singles from Sugaring Season
  1. "Something More Beautiful"
    Released: 10 July 2012
  2. "Magpie"
    Released: 28 August 2012
  3. "Call Me the Breeze"
    Released: 11 September 2012
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 75/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club C+[3]
Drowned in Sound 7/10[4]
Paste 8.5/10[5]
Pitchfork Media 7.7[6]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[7]
Slant Magazine 3.5/5 stars [8]
This Is Fake DIY 8/10[9]

Sugaring Season is English singer-songwriter Beth Orton's fifth studio album, her first new work for six years. It was recorded in Portland, Oregon at the studio of producer Tucker Martine. It is her first release for the ANTI- record label with whom she signed in 2010.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were composed by Beth Orton except where noted:

  1. "Magpie" – 4:32
  2. "Dawn Chorus" – 3:24
  3. "Candles" – 3:45
  4. "Something More Beautiful" (Orton, M. Ward) – 3:28
  5. "Call Me the Breeze" (Orton, Tom Rowlands)  – 3:52
  6. "Poison Tree" (lyrics partially by William Blake) – 4:06
  7. "See Through Blue" (Orton, Clemence Des Rochers, Pierre Brault) – 1:54
  8. "Last Leaves of Autumn" – 4:01
  9. "State of Grace" – 4:15
  10. "Mystery" – 4:08
Deluxe Edition bonus tracks
  1. "That Summer Feeling" (Jonathan Richman) – 4:37
  2. "I Wasn't Born to Follow" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) – 3:59
  3. "Goin' Back" (Neil Young) – 4:02

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sugaring Season Review". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  2. ^ Jurek, Thom (2012-10-01). "Sugaring Season". AllMusic. 
  3. ^ Zaleski, Annie (2012-10-02). "Beth Orton's Sugaring Season". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  4. ^ Moores, J.R (2012-09-26). "Sugaring Season review". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  5. ^ Heselgrave, Douglas (2012-10-02). "Beth Orton: Sugaring Season". Paste (magazine). Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  6. ^ Currin, Grayson (2012-10-03). "Album Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  7. ^ Rosen, Jody (2012-10-02). "Sugaring Season — Album Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  8. ^ "Slant review". 
  9. ^ Man, Bevis. "Beth Orton — Sugaring Season". This Is Fake DIY. Retrieved 2012-10-04.