Elliott Smith Reviews

From a Basement on the Hill (2004)

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    Daily reviews of new music and live performances, including 1000s of archived Spin magazine reviews.…Elliot Smith, 'From a Basement on the Hill' (Anti…

Pretty (Ugly Before) (2003)

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    Elliott Smith was very much alive when recording 'Pretty (Ugly Before)…It's overtly optimistic in a way that not much of his work is, and so, so poignant.…

Figure 8 (2000)

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    And what has it gotten us? Well, those of us addicted to Smith's plug…But while Elliott Smith includes some of his least inspired music of all time on Figure 8, he also…

Baby Britain (1999)

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    Track review of Smith, Elliott : Baby Britain…'Baby Britain' sounds like the incredibly irritating Friends theme tune slowed down, sludged up and bolstered…

Either/Or (1997)

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    Erstwhile Heatmiser member and prolific singer/songwriter Elliott Smith has now recorded three solo albums, and the brand-new Either/Or...

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    Much has been made of Elliott Smith's performance at the 1997 Oscar ceremony, and rightly so.…Either/Or found Elliott Smith on the edge of this major success.…

Roman Candle (1994)

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    Pop cd of the week: Elliot Smith, Roman Candle…But it's hard to judge Domino, the British independent label reissuing Elliott Smith's first three albums, harshly.…

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    BBC Music Review of Roman Candle by Elliott Smith…Given the breadth and quality of his discography, it is easy to forget that Smith's career as a solo artist was never a…

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    Elliott Smith's first and last albums are reissued, highlighting the remarkable progression of his sadly brief career. [Jayson Greene]

  • drownedinsound.com

    Elliott Smith at his best was brutal, scathing and painfully honest.…Opener Roman Candle' fizzes with distorted guitar, Smith's ear for melody is on full show…