Elliott Smith: From a Basement on the Hill (Domino)
Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, November 2004
WHEN ELLIOTT SMITH died last year, he left behind a large number of tracks from which he was assembling the follow-up to 2000's Figure 8. The plan was to release a double album that would break up the more accessible songs with tracks that were significantly more distorted and disorienting.
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