The W
Views: 122900517
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
26.4.10 0859
The 7 - Music - Elliot Smith dead at 34 Register and log in to post!
(1385 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (5 total)
My Anti-Drug
Bauerwurst
Level: 25

Posts: 83/106
EXP: 79844
For next: 9777

Since: 30.8.02

Since last post: 4471 days
Last activity: 4176 days
#1 Posted on 22.10.03 0947.07
Reposted on: 22.10.10 0950.13
http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/news/03-10/22.shtml

I used to love Elliot Smith. As I grew older, the intense negativity of his lyrics began to turn me off, but the emotional impact of his music was always undeniable. The scene in Royal Tenenbaums where "Needle in the Hay" plays while Luke Wilson's character attempts suicide is completely devestating. Very sad and senseless that Elliot chose to go that way, too.
Promote this thread!
Ruby Trax
Summer sausage
Level: 46

Posts: 239/435
EXP: 679900
For next: 31879

Since: 10.12.01
From: The KZiM Tower

Since last post: 2938 days
Last activity: 651 days
#2 Posted on 22.10.03 1103.55
Reposted on: 22.10.10 1105.37
Oh fucking fucking fuck fuck. I loved this guy but now he's made me very angry. I did a giant interview with him after XO came out and he was so fascinating and sweet and awesome once he got warmed up and comfortable. I was worried that he was going to go but I really didn't think he was going to go. Boo.
PalpatineW
Lap cheong
Level: 79

Posts: 900/1528
EXP: 4466760
For next: 112727

Since: 2.1.02
From: Getting Rowdy

Since last post: 3746 days
Last activity: 3588 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 22.10.03 1658.58
Reposted on: 22.10.10 1659.01
Son of a bitch. Not a good way to go out, and never good to see someone with so much to offer to go so soon like that. Here's hoping he's found his peace somewhere.
Dagent913
Bockwurst
Level: 51

Posts: 419/567
EXP: 980382
For next: 33563

Since: 18.11.02
From: Strong Island

Since last post: 4588 days
Last activity: 4119 days
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 22.10.03 1911.40
Reposted on: 22.10.10 1917.12
I too am saddened by this. I thought his music and his lyrics were great, and I really wanted to see how much greatness he could give us. I'm thankful for the wonderful music he put out in a pretty short amount of time.
Eradicator
Kolbasz
Level: 48

Posts: 392/487
EXP: 803591
For next: 19957

Since: 4.1.02
From: Chicago

Since last post: 757 days
Last activity: 8 days
#5 Posted on 22.10.03 2237.54
Reposted on: 22.10.10 2239.40
I was shocked when I heard this on the radio. He was really talented, and he deserved better.

I think watching the suicide scene in Royal Tennanbaums will be even more disturbing than it was before now :(
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: MushroomHead - XIII
Next thread: Judge dismisses lawsuit against Eminem
Previous thread: Need some help compiling a CD
(1385 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Road Warrior Hawk passes away - Stu Hart passes away - Dan Snyder dies as a result of the car crash - More...
The 7 - Music - Elliot Smith dead at 34Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.214 seconds.