Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1995 Ratings: #2 / 463
User Score
Based on 582 ratings
1995 Ratings: #16
Liked by 63 people
Sign In to rate and review
BGL13
85

album swap with @EnigmaticSnob hosted by @ConcreteCastles

elliott smith has been on my list of artists to check out for a long time but i hadn’t gotten around to listening to him until now. some of my favorite artists (phoebe bridgers, bright eyes) have stated that they were influenced by elliott and i definitely see it. this album is incredibly beautiful. it’s simple but never in a bad way. the simplicity makes it feel intimate and calming. elliott is an absolutely incredible ... read more

SnowyFighter
80

Damn this is a sad album

(Video reaction In the bio!)

Alright so I’m not gonna write a huge in depth review, mainly because of motivation and the fact that I did a video on it lol but I’ll just talk about my key feelings. I think that this album is definitely an improvement over Roman Candle, and I think that just about everything is better. I still have some problems with it because some tracks aren’t quite as good as others, but still it’s a solid project that serves ... read more

21stcenturyschi
96

From the simple and somber instrumentals to the lo-fi aesthetics to the haunting singing and lyricism, Elliott Smith improves on nearly every aspect of his Roman Candle debut into something of an indie folk masterpiece. While still being very gentle and mostly made up of an acoustic guitar, the instrumentals here are more complete with not only the occasional drum beat or harmonica in the mix, but it's mostly the fuller sound for me which Elliott perfected by re-recording the instruments only ... read more

84

I truly love Either/Or
This is pretty awesome too though

ShiloRA
75

Elliott Smith. The man, the myth. The one whom I'm yet to listen until the week previous, and I surely hope I don't make you all furious, but my opinion is probably not as positive as you might expect. Though I do pay the man a lot of Respect, and I do like the record overall, I just don't think it's as great as y'all.

Anyway, Elliott Smith is one of the most famous and beloved singer-songwriters, one who affected and influenced many artists (including Phoebe Bridgers, whom I reviewed fairly ... read more

qxmsock
95

weeping

Purchasing Elliott Smith from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?


Added on: May 20, 2013