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From a Basement on the Hill is the sixth and final studio album by the late singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. Released posthumously on October 19, 2004 by ANTI- Records in CD, double LP, and digital download, it peaked at #19 in the US and #41 in the UK.

The album was incomplete at the time of Smith's death. Smith's family hired his former producer Rob Schnapf and ex-girlfriend Joanna Bolme to sort through and put the finishing touches on the batch… read more



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  • 10 years ago, i took this album home and listened to it for the first time, as the sun set. Just after it finished, i reached over to turn my lamp on, and the bulb blew. I stayed in bed.
  • Best posthumous album I've ever heard
  • always leaves me speechless how good this is..
  • no sé si es el mejor disco de Elliott Smith, pero un gran album de todas maneras.
  • Easily his best album. It's crazy to think it wasn't even finished.
  • would have been his best. despite the fact that it is incomplete this one is my favourite.
  • vv joe strummer ;)
  • I always listen to this when I feel like complete shite and it always flushes it out. It's so utterly haunting, like it has some otherworldly power.
  • v arguably, but I honestly can't think of another one
  • This musician is siiiiiiiiiick! What a talent.A privelige to listen as always

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