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...

It hard to choose but it wins

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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 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.

7 Needle in the Hay

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

8 Rose Parade
9 Son of Sam
10 Twilight

The Newcomers

? No Name #3
? See You Later

The Contenders

11 High Times
12 Heatmiser/Plainclothes Man
13 Angel in the Snow

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

14 Baby Britain
15 2:45 Am

its good

very good

16 Bottle Up and Explode!
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 Tomorrow Tomorrow
25 Can't Make a Sound
26 Alphabet Town
27 Christian Brothers
28 Either/Or
29 Oh Well, Okay
30 The Biggest Lie
31 St. Ides Heaven
32 Alameda
33 The Enemy Is You
34 In the Lost and Found
35 Cupid's Trick
36 Stupidity Tries
37 Someody that I Used to Know
38 Clementine
39 Condor Ave
40 Thirteen
41 The White Lady Loves You More
42 Pictures of Me
43 Half Right

Such a simple touching song

44 Ballad of Big Nothing
45 Pretty Mary K
46 Coming Up Roses

Check this one out it's one of my favourites

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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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