Sweetest Decline Song Lyrics

Beth Orton

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)


  • credits


    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 : 83 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