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"Miss Misery" is a song by singer-songwriter Elliott Smith who wrote both the music and lyrics. Featured in the closing credits and the soundtrack of the 1997 film Good Will Hunting, the song was nominated for Best Original Song in the 1998 Academy Awards. It is arguably the song for which Smith is best known.

A previous version of "Miss Misery" with different lyrics was recorded in Jackpot! Recording Studio in early 1997 and appears on the 2007 posthumous collection… read more

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I'll fake it through the day with some help
From Johnny Walker Red
And the cold pain behind my eyes
That shoots back through my head

Elliott Smith - Miss Misery Lyrics


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  • Next door the TV's flashing blue frames on the wall / It's a comedy of errors, you see / It's about taking a fall
  • Early Version is better. but still good
  • Good Will Hunting :)
  • Do you miss me, miss misery Like you say you do?
  • Good Will Hunting brings me here! :) [2]
  • this is so good, i'm ashamed i didn't know it yet...
  • classic
  • its a comedy of errors, you see
  • Perfection
  • Good Will Hunting brings me here! :)

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