Elliott Smith
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1969-08-06
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Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith Biography (Wikipedia)

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.

After playing in the rock band Heatmiser for several years, Smith began his solo career in 1994, with releases on the independent record labels Cavity Search and Kill Rock Stars (KRS). In 1997, he signed a contract with DreamWorks Records, for which he recorded two albums. Smith rose to mainstream prominence when his song "Miss Misery"—included in the soundtrack for the film Good Will Hunting (1997)—was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category in 1998.

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I Figured You Out
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Waltz #2 (XO)
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Waltz #2 (XO)
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Between The Bars
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Between The Bars
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Everything Means Nothing To Me
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Everything Means Nothing To Me
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Pretty (Ugly Before)
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Pretty (Ugly Before)
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A Question Mark
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A Question Mark
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No Name No. 5
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No Name No. 5
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Pictures of Me
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Pictures of Me
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Miss Misery
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Miss Misery
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Independence Day
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Independence Day
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Ballad Of Big Nothing
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Ballad Of Big Nothing
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Somebody That I Used To Know
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Somebody That I Used To Know
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Easy Way Out
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Easy Way Out
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Alameda
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Alameda
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I Didn't Understand (Letta's 'Rest In Peace' Edit)
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I Didn't Understand (Letta's 'Rest In Peace' Edit)
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New Monkey
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New Monkey
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Oh Well, OK
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Oh Well, OK
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2000
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2000-06-23T04:59:15
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Jun
2000

Glastonbury: 2000

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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