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.
'Needle in the Hay', originally an Elliott Smith song, is Juliana Hatfield's contribution to the Wes Anderson tribute LP I Saved Latin. [read more]
As previously mentioned, throughout August Kill Rock Stars will be sharing unreleased Elliott Smith tracks (mainly alternate versions of classic Smith tracks), and today we're presented with an alternate version of one of his most famous songs, 'Angeles', taken from his 1997 album Either/Or. [read more]
As part of a month-long celebration, Kill Rock Stars have released an alternate take of Elliott Smith's 'Ballad of Big Nothing.' [read more]
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