History Music / ElliottSmith

17th Nov '16 11:55:35 AM nombretomado
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Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He rose to mainstream prominence when his song "[[BlackSheepHit Miss Misery]]" included in the soundtrack for the film ''GoodWillHunting'' was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category in 1998. Smith suffered from depression, alcoholism, and drug addiction, and these topics often appeared in his lyrics. At age 34, he died in Los Angeles, California from two stab wounds to the chest.

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Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He rose to mainstream prominence when his song "[[BlackSheepHit Miss Misery]]" included in the soundtrack for the film ''GoodWillHunting'' ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category in 1998. Smith suffered from depression, alcoholism, and drug addiction, and these topics often appeared in his lyrics. At age 34, he died in Los Angeles, California from two stab wounds to the chest.
10th Nov '15 8:03:13 AM humanpunk
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* PrecisionFStrike: "A Distorted Reality is Now a Necessity to Be Free"

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* PrecisionFStrike: "I Didn't Understand", "A Distorted Reality is Now a Necessity to Be Free"Free".
10th Nov '15 8:00:46 AM humanpunk
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* ''[[AuthorExistenceFailure From a Basement on the Hill]]'' (2004)
* ''[[AuthorExistenceFailure New Moon]]'' (2007)

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* ''[[AuthorExistenceFailure From ''From a Basement on the Hill]]'' Hill'' (2004)
* ''[[AuthorExistenceFailure New Moon]]'' ''New Moon'' (2007)
2nd Aug '15 9:16:15 PM BadSplice
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* CoverVersion: "[[Music/TheBeatles Because]]", ''[[Music/BigStar Thirteen]]" and ''[[Music/CatStevens Trouble]]'', with the latter two specifically created for ''Film/{{Thumbsucker}}''.

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* CoverVersion: "[[Music/TheBeatles Because]]", ''[[Music/BigStar "[[Music/BigStar Thirteen]]" and ''[[Music/CatStevens Trouble]]'', '"Trouble" [[note]] Cat Stevens. [[/note]] with the latter two specifically created for ''Film/{{Thumbsucker}}''.
2nd Aug '15 9:13:41 PM BadSplice
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* CoverVersion: "[[Music/TheBeatles Because]]" and ''[[Music/BigStar Thirteen]]"

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* CoverVersion: "[[Music/TheBeatles Because]]" and Because]]", ''[[Music/BigStar Thirteen]]"Thirteen]]" and ''[[Music/CatStevens Trouble]]'', with the latter two specifically created for ''Film/{{Thumbsucker}}''.



* NeverSuicide, AlwaysMurder: Due to some irregularities in his autopsy some believe that his girlfriend at that time, Jennifer Chiba, murdered him.

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* NeverSuicide, AlwaysMurder: NeverSuicide[=/=]AlwaysMurder: Due to some irregularities in his autopsy some believe that his girlfriend at that time, Jennifer Chiba, murdered him.
2nd Aug '15 9:09:25 PM BadSplice
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* MohsScaleOfLyricalHardness: The songs are usually ranked around 6-7.
* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: He ranged from an acoustic 1 (''Elliott Smith'', ''Either/Or'') to a power poppy 3. (''XO'', ''Figure 8'')
9th Nov '14 8:23:39 PM BadSplice
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* {{Angst}}
23rd Oct '13 8:08:28 AM jkcrat1
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* UncommonTime: "Rose Parade" is in 14/4.
16th Jul '13 6:16:07 PM TicklishPinkTags
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* DownerEnding: "Bye", an ominous, somber instrumental piano piece. It is the outro to ''Figure 8'', his last album before his death.
3rd Oct '12 10:23:07 AM nombretomado
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* CoverVersion: "[[TheBeatles Because]]" and ''[[Music/BigStar Thirteen]]"

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* CoverVersion: "[[TheBeatles "[[Music/TheBeatles Because]]" and ''[[Music/BigStar Thirteen]]"
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