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Elliott Smith

str, 1969-2003 US, Omaha, Nebraska
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock
A.k.a. Steven Paul Smith

Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and lived for much of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. Smith's primary instrument was the guitar, though he was also proficient with piano, clarinet, bass guitar, drums, and harmonica. Smith had a distinctive vocal style, characterized by his "whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery", and used multi-tracking to create vocal layers, textures, and harmonies.

  • Strings
  • Vocals
  • Rock
  • Folk
  • World
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Between the Bars on Either/Or by Elliott Smith
Say Yes on Either/Or by Elliott Smith
Angeles on Either/Or by Elliott Smith
Waltz #2 (XO) on XO by Elliott Smith
Needle In The Hay on Elliott Smith by Elliott Smith
Ballad Of Big Nothing on Either/Or by Elliott Smith
Somebody That I Used To Know on Figure 8 by Elliott Smith
Clementine on Elliott Smith by Elliott Smith
Speed Trials on Either/Or by Elliott Smith
Son Of Sam on Figure 8 by Elliott Smith

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Title Artist Year Type
Pretty (Ugly Before) [Live At Largo]Elliott Smith2017Single
Heaven Adores You SoundtrackElliott Smith2016Compil.
Needle In The Hay (Trumpet)Elliott Smith2013Single
Alternate Versions From Either/OrElliott Smith2013Single
An Introduction To...Elliott Smith2010Compil.
The Black SessionsElliott Smith2009Album
Live At LargoElliott Smith2007Album
New MoonElliott Smith2007Album
From A Basement On The Hill - Album SamplerElliott Smith2004Album
Memory LaneElliott Smith2004Album
From A Basement On The HillElliott Smith2004Album
Pretty (Ugly Before)Elliott Smith2003Single
Roman Candle / Elliott Smith / Either/OrElliott Smith2001Album
3 Titres IneditsElliott Smith2000Single
Son Of SamElliott Smith2000Single
Figure 8Elliott Smith2000Album
B-Sides, Alternate Versions And DemosElliott Smith2000Album
Baby BritainElliott Smith1999Single
Because (Taken From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack "American Beauty")Elliott Smith1999Album
HappinessElliott Smith1999Single
Waltz #2 (XO)Elliott Smith1998Single
Strange ParallelElliott Smith1998Single
XOElliott Smith1998Single
May 18th, 1998 - Bottom Of The Hill - San Francisco, CaliforniaElliott Smith1998Album
Baby BritainElliott Smith1998Album
Theme Song From The Miramax Motion Picture Soundtrack Good Will HuntingElliott Smith1998Single
A Brief HistoryElliott Smith1998Compil.
XOElliott Smith1998Album
XOElliott Smith1998Single
Music From The Miramax Motion Picture Soundtrack Good Will HuntingElliott Smith1998Album
Waltz #2 (XO)Elliott Smith1998Single
Ballad Of Big NothingElliott Smith1998Single
Either / OrElliott Smith1997Album
Elliott Smith SamplerElliott Smith1997Album
Division DayElliott Smith1997Single
Speed TrialsElliott Smith1996Single
Elliott SmithElliott Smith1995Album
Needle In The HayElliott Smith1995Single
Shytown / No Confidence ManElliott Smith And Pete Krebs1994Single
Roman CandleElliott Smith1994Album
Waltz In StockholmElliott SmithAlbum
A Question Mark?Elliott SmithAlbum
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