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The best album by Elliott Smith is Either/Or which is ranked number 149 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 14,323.

Elliott Smith is ranked number 91 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 30,593.

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Elliott Smith official website: http://www.sweetadeline.net

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Elliott Smith best albums

The following albums by Elliott Smith are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Either/OrUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:548 charts
Rank in 1997:3Rank Score:14,323
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  84/100 (627 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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2.

XOUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1998Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1998:6Rank Score:5,129
Rank in 1990s84Overall Rank:424
Average Rating:  81/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.

Elliott SmithUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1995Appears in:195 charts
Rank in 1995:8Rank Score:3,983
Rank in 1990s107Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  81/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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4.

Figure 8United States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2000Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2000:16Rank Score:3,345
Rank in 2000s122Overall Rank:618
Average Rating:  80/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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5.

From A Basement On The HillUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2004Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 2004:25Rank Score:1,705
Rank in 2000s221Overall Rank:1,145
Average Rating:  80/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

Roman CandleUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1994Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 1994:40Rank Score:1,630
Rank in 1990s264Overall Rank:1,184
Average Rating:  78/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

New Moon
Compilation
United States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2007Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2007:80Rank Score:471
Rank in 2000s748Overall Rank:3,220
Average Rating:  77/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Heaven Adores You
Compilation
United States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2016Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2016:729Rank Score:7
Rank in 2010s7,808Overall Rank:36,164
Average Rating:  73/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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An Introduction to... Elliott Smith
Compilation
United States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2010
Rank in 2010:None
Rank in 2010sNone
Average Rating:  77/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 91

This may not be a complete discography for Elliott Smith. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Elliott Smith best tracks

#TrackRating
1.Between The Bars
(from the album Either/Or)
 90/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Waltz #2 (XO)
(from the album XO)
 90/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.Needle In The Hay
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 89/100 (83 votes)
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4.Say Yes
(from the album Either/Or)
 89/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.Angeles
(from the album Either/Or)
 88/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.King's Crossing
(from the album From A Basement On The Hill)
 87/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.Ballad Of Big Nothing
(from the album Either/Or)
 87/100 (108 votes)
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8.Speed Trials
(from the album Either/Or)
 86/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.The Biggest Lie
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 86/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Twilight
(from the album From A Basement On The Hill)
 86/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Somebody That I Used To Know
(from the album Figure 8)
 86/100 (48 votes)
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12.Son Of Sam
(from the album Figure 8)
 85/100 (51 votes)
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13.Alameda
(from the album Either/Or)
 85/100 (101 votes)
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14.2:45 AM
(from the album Either/Or)
 85/100 (97 votes)
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15.St. Ides Heaven
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 85/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Pictures Of Me
(from the album Either/Or)
 85/100 (98 votes)
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17.Rose Parade
(from the album Either/Or)
 85/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Baby Britain
(from the album XO)
 85/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Cupids Trick
(from the album Either/Or)
 84/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Christian Brothers
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 84/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Elliott Smith ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 93 votes)
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From thefool 07/14/2016 22:53
The best of Elliott Smith - The top 20 songs, listen to these.
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From 100IDream 05/02/2016 12:22
More than simply good meloncholy acoustic music, Elliott Smith had a real unique gift for songwriting.
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80/100
From junodog4 05/16/2015 02:22
Rediscovered thanks to BEA. A sublime talent that pulls at the emotions.

Does anyone else think he listened to a bunch of Big Star as a kid?
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From colonelchibbers 03/28/2015 17:44
An amazing discography. I was really, really into him in high school, into every single album he put out as well as New Moon. The top three are definitely Either/Or, XO, and his self-titled. Hard for me to choose an order.
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From meccalecca 03/12/2013 20:41
a genuine voice for the emotionally fragile.
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From jhuik 02/04/2012 10:35
I have Basement on a Hill and I like it well enough but it does not tell me why this guy is somewhat legendary. So this list shows me what else I might investigate. Thanks again BEA!
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From mikeyskywalker 08/19/2010 09:29
Not one bad song, I used to listen to him a lot back a year ago. They're coming out with a 'best of' album that looks pretty good.
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