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88
Pitchfork

Whispering his way into your heart with the voice of an angel, Elliott's new solo record, Either/Or, is the type of music you'd hear in Heaven's elevator: While everything's nice and pretty, you're still pretty bummed out that you died.

murdoc66
NR

probably the most comfortable album in existence.

SnowyFighter
83

Well which one then. Either or the or. TELL ME

Video reaction in the bio :))))))))))

So I forgot to post this for some reason but here I am doing that. I think this is Elliott’s best album so far. Everything is just upped a little bit with quality. Performances are more interesting, vocals are even better, production is warm and really nice, and the songwriting is just better. I think that the lyrics are definitely a highlight as well throughout this entire thing. Songs like ... read more

halbery
86

Elliott Smith delivers a collection of soulful guitar ballads that both sadden and warm the heart, displaying a strong talent for songwriting. I can't wait to dive into his discog more in the future :3

Fav Track: No Name No. 5
Least Fav Track: 2:45 AM

iluvgaga
97

rotting in my bedroom but with elliott smith's company <3

AndrewMoore
94

Bummer Music but for a beautiful day. Elliot was a true 1 of 1 and this may be his best record.

Best Tracks

Pretty much all. Big shoutouts to Alameda, Angeles and Say Yes.

DVANDE56
100

best way to listen to this album is sitting in the dark pondering

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Track List

1Speed Trials
3:01
94
2Alameda
3:43
95
3Ballad of Big Nothing
2:48
96
4Between the Bars
2:21
98
5Pictures of Me
3:46
94
6No Name No. 5
3:43
93
7Rose Parade
3:28
94
8Punch and Judy
2:25
89
9Angeles
2:56
95
10Cupids Trick
3:04
92
112:45 AM
3:18
92
12Say Yes
2:19
96
Total Length: 36 minutes

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Added on: August 22, 2012