Friday, October 22

Why do the best artists always die young?

Infamy can inflate one's reputation to a point, but I gotta figure their personal struggles bring out serious creativity.

Reddit reminds that Elliott Smith, my favorite singer-songwriter, died 7 years ago yesterday—at 34.  He killed himself with two stab wounds to the chest.

I've queued up his two best albums in Grooveshark, Either/Or and Figure 8.  Enjoy!

However, the two tracks that most live in my mind are from XO, an album that's somewhat more upbeat and unique-sounding. I put these in a widget for the ADD crowd ; )

(cross posted)

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