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Elliott Smith – Stream Deluxe Reissues Surprise Released in Honor of His 50th Birthday

XO and Figure 8 Reissues Out Now Digitally via UMe; Include Rare Tracks Making Digital Debut

Aug 06, 2019
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If Elliott Smith hadn't tragically died on October 21, 2003 at age 34, today he would have turned 50. In honor of his birthday, UMe have digitally surprise released deluxe reissues of 1998's XO and 2000's Figure 8, both originally released by DreamWorks Records. Each comes loaded with bonus tracks, such as B-sides, demos, remixes, and acoustic versions. And while none of the bonus tracks are previously unreleased, many haven't been officially released digitally before. Check out the tracklist for each reissue below and also stream them both below (they are also available as downloads).

Also, Under the Radar conducted the last ever interview and photo-shoot with Smith before his passing and you can read that here.

XO Digital Deluxe Tracklist:

1. Sweet Adeline
2. Tomorrow Tomorrow
3. Waltz #2 (XO)
4. Baby Britain
5. Pitseleh
6. Independence Day
7. Bled White
8. Waltz #1
9. Amity
10. Oh Well, OK
11. Bottle Up And Explode!
12. A Question Mark
13. Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands
14. I Didn't Understand

Bonus Tracks:

15. Our Thing *
16. How To Take A Fall *
17. The Enemy Is You *
18. Some Song (Alternate Version) *
19. Waltz #1 (Demo)
20. Bottle Up And Explode (Early Version) *
21. Baby Britain (Remix) *
22. Waltz #2 (Radio Edit)*
23. Miss Misery

*making digital debut

Figure 8 Digital Deluxe Tracklist: 

1. Son Of Sam
2. Somebody That I Used To Know
3. Junk Bond Trader
4. Everything Reminds Me Of Her
5. Everything Means Nothing To Me
6. L.A.
7. In The Lost And Found (Honky Bach)/The Roost
8. Stupidity Tries
9. Easy Way Out
10. Wouldn't Mama Be Proud
11. Colorbars
12. Happiness/The Gondola Bar
13. Pretty Mary Kay
14. Better Be Quiet Bar
15. Can't Make A Sound
16. Bye

Bonus Tracks:

17. Figure 8 *
18. A Living Will *
19. Son Of Sam (Acoustic)
20. I Can't Answer You Anymore *
21. Pretty Mary K (Alternate Version) *
22. Happiness (Acoustic) *
23. Because

*making digital debut

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