September is way early for sugaring season. The sap in sugar maples is at its best for just four to eight weeks in the spring.
But don’t tell that to Beth Orton. The beautiful, stylish folk-pop singer will be back with Sugaring Season, her first album in six years — supported by a U.S. tour — this fall.
Here’s the first video, for a song called “Something More Beautiful”:
During the six years since her last album, Comfort of Strangers in 2006 (the year daughter Nancy was born), the U.K.-born Beth has kept a somewhat low profile.