Beth Orton's 1999 release on Arista. Here's the low down:

Songs on Central Reservation

01 Stolen Car
02 Sweetest Decline
03 Couldn't Cause Me Harm
04 So Much More
05 Pass in Time
06 Central Reservation (original version)
07 Stars All Seem To Weep
08 Love Like Laughter
09 Blood Red River
10 Devil Song
11 Feel To Believe
12 Central Reservation (The Then Again Version)

Ms. Orton's sweet British accent mumbles and soars here, like she's singing to herself alone, the audience in its own space somewhere else. Guest work on this cd include Ben Harper on electric guitar for "Stolen Car" and "Love Like Laughter", Terry Callier doing background vocals for "Pass in Time" and Dr. John on piano for "Sweetest Decline". If you like Cat Power, Kristin Hersh, Radiohead or maybe Cowboy Junkies, or if you have good sense, spend your time wisely -listen to this woman.

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