Sweetest Decline Song Lyrics

Beth Orton


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Beth Orton
album: Track 2 in album Central Reservation
release date: 1999-3-9
popularity : 72 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/House/Lo-Fi/Downtempo
length: 5:40
producer: Victor van Vugt
drums: Will Blanchard
piano: Dr. John
vocal: Beth Orton
mixer: Mark 'Spike' Stent
engineer: Victor van Vugt, Giles Hall and Trevor Smith
recorded by: John Wood
bass: Jerry Meyhan
guitar: Beth Orton
percussion: Lascelles Gordon
mastering: Tim Young
bouzouki: Ted Barnes
strings arranger: Oliver Kraus and Beki Doe
assistant mixer: Paul 'P Dub' Walton
assistant engineer: Peter Hill
composer: Beth Orton
lyricist: Beth Orton

Album Information

label: Arista
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 078221903820
script: Latin

Cover Art

Beth Orton Central Reservation cover art


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She weaves secrets in her hair
The whispers are not hers to share.
She's deep as a well.
She's deep as a well.

Another day wastes away,
And my heart sinks with the sun.
A new day's dawning,
And a new day has not yet begun.

So, anyway,
There I was,
Just sitting on your porch
Drinking in the sweetest decline.
The sweetest decline.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Stolen Car
  • 2 Sweetest Decline
  • 3 Couldn't Cause Me Harm
  • 4 So Much More
  • 5 Pass in Time
  • 6 Central Reservation (original version)
  • 7 Stars All Seem to Weep
  • 8 Love Like Laughter
  • 9 Blood Red River
  • 10 Devil Song
  • 11 Feel to Believe
  • 12 Central Reservation (The Then Again version)