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XO is still my favourite
but I don't own them all yet
I bought New Moon yesterday for £4....is it any good?
i hope so
I don't think he's the sort of guy to suffer from the posthumus Jeff Buckley 'any fart or sneeze' release policy
Angel In The Snow and the acoustic Miss Misery are as good as anything he's ever done. Which is really, really, really good.
his first album is my favourite, i love the little microcosms of pop in it and how huge it feels considering how stripped back it is.
There's never been any official live album put out. So many bootlegs out there with excellent sound quality, seems a bit odd.
is a beauty. Get Figure 8 too if you haven't already. Beyond gorge.
prompting the thread
Others may require a bit more work but ALL are stupendous in their own ways.
> XO > Roman Candle > Figure 8 > Elliott Smith > New Moon > From a Basement on the Hill... but I love them all.
self-titled, self-titled, i seem to be the only person with this opinion, not sure why, its brilliant and has needle in the hay followed by christian brothers, maybe the best opening to an album ever
i totally agree!
This was when i was just beginning to seriously branch out my music tastes. Roman Candle, Elliott Smith, Either/Or, XO were all in the top 10.
At first i laughed at how narrow my music listening was, but the more i thought about it, it made sense.
There's still not been an artist that has affected me as much as him. Some have put up an admirable challenge (Sufjan Stevens, Sigur Rós) but none have realistically come close.
XO is my favourite. But even my least favourite album of his (Figure 8) is better than most songwriters could dream of making.
I think this weekend I think im gonna listen to his solo output chronoligically
from an ex-housemate who moved out today I've been on a shopping spree
Best place to start?
p.s. is now a good time to gloat about having spent an hour in the company of Elliott?
love XO, and Roman candle. Still need to get my greasy paws on Either/Or though