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Elliott Smith United States 

The best album by Elliott Smith is Either/Or which is ranked number 144 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 15,504.

Elliott Smith is ranked number 92 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 32,128.

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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:595 charts
Rank in 1997:2Rank Score:15,504
Rank in 1990s31Overall Rank:144
Average Rating:  84/100 (674 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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2.

XOUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1998Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 1998:6Rank Score:5,168
Rank in 1990s86Overall Rank:435
Average Rating:  81/100 (390 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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3.

Elliott SmithUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1995Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1995:8Rank Score:3,944
Rank in 1990s115Overall Rank:556
Average Rating:  81/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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4.

Figure 8United States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2000Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 2000:16Rank Score:3,506
Rank in 2000s121Overall Rank:620
Average Rating:  80/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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5.

From A Basement On The HillUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2004Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2004:26Rank Score:1,894
Rank in 2000s214Overall Rank:1,098
Average Rating:  80/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.

Roman CandleUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1994Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1994:41Rank Score:1,636
Rank in 1990s271Overall Rank:1,225
Average Rating:  79/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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7.

New Moon
Compilation
United States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2007Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2007:84Rank Score:469
Rank in 2000s769Overall Rank:3,314
Average Rating:  77/100 (79 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 2016:891Rank Score:7
Rank in 2010s8,541Overall Rank:38,281
Average Rating:  72/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

An Introduction to... Elliott Smith
Compilation
United States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:2010
Rank in 2010:None
Rank in 2010sNone
Average Rating:  74/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 92

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

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1.Between The Bars
(from the album Either/Or)
 90/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.Waltz #2 (XO)
(from the album XO)
 90/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.Say Yes
(from the album Either/Or)
 89/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.Needle In The Hay
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 89/100 (88 votes)
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5.Angeles
(from the album Either/Or)
 89/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.King's Crossing
(from the album From A Basement On The Hill)
 88/100 (38 votes)
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7.Ballad Of Big Nothing
(from the album Either/Or)
 87/100 (126 votes)
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8.Twilight
(from the album From A Basement On The Hill)
 86/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.The Biggest Lie
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 86/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Speed Trials
(from the album Either/Or)
 86/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Alameda
(from the album Either/Or)
 86/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Somebody That I Used To Know
(from the album Figure 8)
 86/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Son Of Sam
(from the album Figure 8)
 86/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.St. Ides Heaven
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 85/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Pictures Of Me
(from the album Either/Or)
 85/100 (114 votes)
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16.2:45 AM
(from the album Either/Or)
 85/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Happiness
(from the album Figure 8)
 85/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Rose Parade
(from the album Either/Or)
 85/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Baby Britain
(from the album XO)
 85/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Christian Brothers
(from the album Elliott Smith)
 85/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Elliott Smith ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 103 votes)
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80/100
06/08/2017 22:15
81/100
 
95/100
06/06/2017 18:12
82/100
 
80/100
06/02/2017 15:14
88/100
 
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05/16/2017 05:23
74/100
 
90/100
05/12/2017 12:23
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From awesomness425 06/06/2017 18:12
Has never done anything bad, A masterful singer/songwriter
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85/100
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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Rating:  
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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