Best Elliott Smith Songs

The best songs from one of the greatest musicians of all time, Elliott Smith.

The Top Ten

1 Between the Bars

Not only does this song stuck itself inside your head for hours, the meaning and symbolism present is unbelievable. The way he sings, the feel of the words, the flow of his voice, the whole song is perfection.

The most beautiful song in the world. I cried the first time I heard this masterpiece. His voice is just... perfect in this song.

Hauntingly beautiful. Words just fail to express when it comes to his masterpieces. I love you, Elliott...

Very Original and interresting World

2 Say Yes

I'm in love
With the world
Through the eyes
Of a girl

3 Angeles

Most beautiful song ever made! Should be in top 3 #deserved

4 Waltz, No. 2 (XO)

Best Elliott Smith's song!

5 Miss Misery

Because it was the first song I heard of this brilliant artist. Though I put Waltz together.

6 Needle in the Hay

Royal Tenenbaums introduced me to this song. Love it. - RilesLee

7 King's Crossing

This song is very lyrically interesting, with muted barritone guitars and haunting synthesisers which really lay out a memorable atmosphere of melancholy and despair.

8 Son of Sam
9 Twilight
10 Rose Parade

The Contenders

11 High Times
12 Angel in the Snow

Such a beautiful song should be in Top 3.
Most Likely my 2nd favorite song by Elliott Smith - OasisFeelsLove

13 Heatmiser/Plainclothes Man
14 2:45 Am

its good

very good

15 Bottle Up and Explode!
16 Baby Britain
17 Independence Day
18 Junk Bond Trader
19 I Didn't Understand
20 Happiness
21 Speed Trials
22 Everything Means Nothing to Me
23 Last Call
24 Can't Make a Sound
25 Alphabet Town
26 Tomorrow Tomorrow
27 Either/Or
28 Oh Well, Okay
29 The Biggest Lie
30 St. Ides Heaven
31 Alameda
32 Christian Brothers
33 The Enemy Is You
34 In the Lost and Found
35 Cupid's Trick
36 Stupidity Tries
37 Clementine
38 Condor Ave
39 Thirteen
40 The White Lady Loves You More
41 Pictures of Me
42 Half Right

Such a simple touching song

43 Ballad of Big Nothing
44 Pretty Mary K
45 Someody that I Used to Know
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Waltz, No. 2 (XO)
2. Between the Bars
3. Thirteen
1. Between the Bars
2. Angeles
3. Miss Misery
1. Everything Means Nothing to Me
2. Waltz, No. 2 (XO)
3. Say Yes

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