Elliott Smith - 'Alameda (alternate take)' [Listen]
On behalf of Elliott Smith's August 6th birthday, label Kill Rock Stars shared this alternate version of 'Alameda.' The rendition features different lyrics during the chorus, and you can stream it below.
Kill Rock Stars is reissuing Smith's 1995 self-titled debut, as well as 1997's Either/Or, on 180-gram vinyl this month; additionally, his entire Kill Rock Stars catalog is available digitally for $49. See more at the label's website.
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In summer 2003 I woke at 4am every day for a month, and walked through sleeping suburbs as the sun came up. Those mornings, pushing a vacuum cleaner through the quiet halls of a crumbling primary school, I first came to know Elliott Smith on Either/Or, his second full-length under his own name. [read more]