Anglo For Your Ear: Beth Orton’s “Stolen Car”
Clearly, they spent about a nickel on this video (those roses at the end look like the most expensive thing in the whole clip), but Orton makes up for it in a witty satire of MTV melodrama. And who needs production values with a song this bitter and captivating? Take notes, Kate Nash: this is how you do it. From Orton’s 1999 album, Central Reservation.