Facts about Elliott Smith

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Elliott Smith was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between August 6, 1969 and October 21, 2003.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 29 quotes who is written / told by Elliott.

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Famous quotes by Elliott Smith (29)


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"There's always that argument to make - that you're in better company historically if people don't understand what you're doing"
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"My girlfriend at the time convinced me to send these songs to Cavity Search. When they wanted to put out my record I was totally shocked"
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"I like home recordings and studio recordings just as much as each other - I don't think one is better - but for this record I wanted to see what I could do in a real studio with real producers"
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"There are lots of things I like about playing in a band, the things I can't do by myself you know"
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"I was trying to do the same thing that I always do which is make an interesting record"
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"I don't think that Dreamworks would have signed me expecting to really mess around with whatever it is I do"
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"I didn't know how many people knew who Ferdinand was"
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"Because God only knows why people like what they like and don't like something else"
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"I wondered if I would talk about drug use. But I guess, why hide it?"
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"I didn't think I was gonna be playing on the Oscars or anything"
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"It's just that a lot of songs that are popular right now, they don't have any meaning"
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"It was kind of ridiculous to carry it up to a certain point and then drop the ball or the bomb, like quitting the band right after we had signed to Virgin"
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"If you play acoustic guitar you're the depressed, sensitive guy"
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"I'm just writing songs about how I feel or about how people I know feel"
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"It's a lot easier to tell the truth usually"
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"I mean people just have a way of - y'know they'll review your record in two sentences and put you in this little stupid box that you don't want to be in"
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"The band's filter, but playing live is a lot of fun"
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"It touches on drug use. I got caught up in that for almost two years"
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"I don't really like New York better than Portland. It's just a different place"
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"I can't think of anything off the top of my head that seems more important than something designed to raise money to keep something going that keeps IV drug users from dying"
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"I actually don't think that I'm gonna sell a lot of records"
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"And I'm not trying to write heavy songs"
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"Well, I try not to think about the general public since I have no idea what the general public is and I don't think anybody does"
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"But I was also doing odd jobs around Portland, like spreading gravel and transplanting bamboo trees"
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"I watched myself put my paw in the bear trap on that one because there was this clause about leaving members"
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"I was coming off of a lot of psyche meds and other things"
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"I rode on a float in one of the parades in Mississippi. It's an experience"
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"I just wanted to move out of Portland to do something"
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"I didn't have a hard time making it, I had a hard time letting it go"


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