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Elliott Smith is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. It was recorded from late to earlyand released on July 21,through Kill Rock Starshis first album on the Alphabet Town - Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith. It was preceded by the single " Needle in the Hay ", released in early January. The album is of a similar musical style to Roman Candle in its minimalist, acoustic folk sound.
The album's lyrics contain many references to drug use, which Smith claims are metaphorical. The album cover features a photograph by J. Gonson, who also photographed the cover for Roman Candledepicting cut-out figures falling from buildings as if they were committing suicide.
Thematically, Smith said that he "personally can't get more dark" than his self-titled album. Elliott Smith was released on July 21 through Kill Rock Starsmaking it his first full-length album on the label.
While not believed to have been reviewed by many, if any, critics at Upheaval Version 78 - Critter Piss, Arvo Zylo - Critter Piss/Arvo Zylo time of its release, Elliott Smith has been critically well-received retrospectively.
Steve Huey of AllMusic wrote " Elliott Smith contains the blueprint for his later successes, and more importantly, it's a fully-realized work itself. Pitchfork rated "Needle in the Hay" as the twenty-seventh best song of the s. Rolling Stone magazine described Smith Scratch Back - Z-Trip* & Hype* - Roast Beef "ferociously talented", and the music as "some of the loveliest songs about the dissolution of a soul ever written [ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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