From a Basement on the Hill

Elliott Smith - From a Basement on the Hill
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Based on 17 reviews
2004 Ratings: #28 / 297
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Based on 59 ratings
2004 Ratings: #9
October 19, 2004 / Release Date
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One of my favorite Elliott Smith albums. Felt like I was listening to a soundtrack of a movie
Doofy
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Even disregarding the fact this album was posthumously released it’s hard to shake the feeling that ‘From a Basement on the Hill’ would always have come across as an outlier among Smith’s canon - previous to this the beauty of his music painted him as passive and contemplative, even if his words often betrayed his ugly feelings.

Here the lyrics are more straightforward in their cynicism and the sounds are starting to mirror his inner turmoil all too closely. ... read more
CheapandLethal
75
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