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    Wed, 14 Feb 2007 14:47:28

    Elliott Smith Rarities Compilation to Be Released - The deceased Portland songwriter gets the posthumous treatment... again.

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    Even four years after his death, the sensitive songwriter Elliott Smith still lives on with a number of posthumous releases. First there was From a Basement on The Hill, the haunting collection of songs Smith was working on at the time of his untimely demise. And now on May 8th, Smith's original label Kill Rock Stars (he later signed with Dreamworks) will release New Moon, a two-disc compilation of 24 songs recorded during his minimal acoustic period (1994-1997) while he working on his two emotionally potent classics, the self-titled Elliott Smith and Either/Or. A significant portion of proceeds from New Moon will go towards Outside In, a social service organization designed to provide benefits and services to homeless teens and underprivileged adults.

    The track listing is as follows:

    Disc One:

    01 Angel in the Snow
    02 Talking to Mary
    03 High Times
    04 New Monkey
    05 Looking Over My Shoulder
    06 Going Nowhere
    07 Riot Coming
    08 All Cleaned Out
    09 First Timer
    10 Go By
    11 Miss Misery (Early Version)
    12 Thirteen

    Disc Two:

    01 Georgia Georgia
    02 Whatever (Folk Song in C)
    03 Big Decision
    04 Placeholder
    05 New Disaster
    06 Seen How Things Are Hard
    07 Fear City
    08 Either/Or
    09 Pretty Mary K (Other Version)
    10 Almost Over
    11 See You Later
    12 Half Right

    At this time, Smith's death still remains unresolved according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

    --The ARTISTdirect Staff

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