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After two albums consisting of just acoustic guitar and vocals, Elliott Smith expanded his sonic palette for Either/Or. Gentle percussion, fluttering keyboards, and sturdy bass notes bring these songs to life, but their lo-fi production keeps the proceedings intimate—sometimes heartbreakingly so. With its jaunty beat, "Speed Trials" has what counts for pep in Smith's universe, but "Between the Bars," an acoustic meditation on the perils of booze, is one of the troubled troubadour's most haunting tunes.

Customer Reviews

Great Album

Elliott Smith is my favourite artist of all time, his lyrics and musical talent are inspiring. Either/Or is a great album that includes two fan favourites, Angeles and Between the Bars. Two great songs on a great album. Not as greatly put together as some of his other works, but still one to get for any Smith fan.


Born: August 06, 1969 in Omaha, NE

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

The celebrated folk-punk singer/songwriter Elliott Smith rose from indie obscurity to mainstream success in 1997 on the strength of "Miss Misery," his Academy Award-nominated song from the film Good Will Hunting. A native of Portland, Oregon, Smith began writing and recording his first songs at age 14, later becoming a fixture of the city's thriving music scene. As a member of the band Heatmiser, he debuted in 1993 with the LP Dead Air, issuing his first solo effort, Roman Candle, on the tiny Cavity...
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