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Elliott Smith
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Elliot Smith performing in 2003
Background information
Birth name Steven Paul Smith
Born (1969-08-06)August 6, 1969
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Origin Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Died October 21, 2003(2003-10-21) (aged 34)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Indie rock
Acoustic rock
Indie folk
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1993–2003
Labels Virgin
Cavity Search
Kill Rock Stars
Suicide Squeeze
Associated acts Heatmiser
Mary Lou Lord
Pete Krebs
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Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He grew up in Duncanville, Texas. He died of stab wounds to his chest in 2003 when he was 34 years old. At the time of his death, Smith had been making his sixth album From a Basement on the Hill. It was released on October 19, 2004. In 2007 another album called New Moon was released.

Partial discography

Release date Album Label
July 14 1994 Roman Candle Cavity Search Records
Domino Records
July 21 1995 Elliott Smith Kill Rock Stars
Domino Records
February 25 1997 Either/Or Kill Rock Stars
Domino Records
August 25 1998 XO DreamWorks
April 18 2000 Figure 8 DreamWorks
October 19 2004 From a Basement on the Hill ANTI-Records
Domino Records
May 8 2007 New Moon Kill Rock Stars
Domino Records

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