Elliott Smith’s XO and Figure 8 released as digital deluxe editions

In celebration of what would have been his 50th birthday.

Elliott Smith

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In celebration of what would’ve been the late singer-songwriter Elliott Smith’s 50th birthday, his seminal XO and Figure 8 albums have been released as digital deluxe editions.

These bolstered releases include rarities, B-sides and demos. The new XO features nine added tracks, including an early version of Bottle Up And Explode!, a remix of Baby Britain, and Miss Misery, Smith’s oscar-nominated track for the film Good Will Hunting.

Figure 8 on the other hand has been beefed up with seven tracks. Included in this version is a cover of Schoolhouse Rock!’s Figure 8, which originally only appeared on the Japanese edition of Smith’s album. There’s also a cover of the Beatles’ Because on the new release which featured on the 1999 American Beauty soundtrack.

Check out the full tracklist here:


1. Sweet Adeline
2. Tomorrow Tomorrow
3. Waltz #2 (XO)
4. Baby Britain
5. Pitseleh
6. Independence Day
7. Bled White
8. Waltz #1
9. Amity
10. Oh Well, OK
11. Bottle Up And Explode!
12. A Question Mark
13. Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands
14. I Didn’t Understand


15. Our Thing *
16. How To Take A Fall *
17. The Enemy Is You *
18. Some Song (Alternate Version) *
19. Waltz #1 (Demo)
20. Bottle Up And Explode (Early Version) *
21. Baby Britain (Remix) *
22. Waltz #2 (Radio Edit)*
23. Miss Misery

Figure 8

1. Son Of Sam
2. Somebody That I Used To Know
3. Junk Bond Trader
4. Everything Reminds Me Of Her
5. Everything Means Nothing To Me
6. L.A.
7. In The Lost And Found (Honky Bach)/The Roost
8. Stupidity Tries
9. Easy Way Out
10. Wouldn’t Mama Be Proud
11. Colorbars
12. Happiness/The Gondola Bar
13. Pretty Mary Kay
14. Better Be Quiet Bar
15. Can’t Make A Sound
16. Bye


17. Figure 8 *
18. A Living Will *
19. Son Of Sam (Acoustic)
20. I Can’t Answer You Anymore *
21. Pretty Mary K (Alternate Version) *
22. Happiness (Acoustic) *
23. Because

*digital debuts

More information on the releases at umgcatalog.com.


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