Elliott Smith by Autumn De WildeElliott Smith by Autumn De Wilde

Elliott Smith

byAutumn De WildeForeword byBeck Hansen, Chris Walla

Hardcover | November 1, 2007

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Elliott Smith's intensely intimate music and open-hearted, Beatlesque pop songs have left a deep mark on a generation of fans and musicians in the wake of his tragic death in 2003. In Autumn de Wilde's remarkable photographs and conversations with close friends, family, and musicians he inspired, this is the first and only portrait of the beloved and troubled singer/songwriter by those who knew him well. Complementing de Wilde's riveting, personal images are ephemera, handwritten lyrics, and revealing talks with Smith's inner circle, many speaking here for the first time. Also included are a foreword by Beck Hansen and Chris Walla, and a live CD of unreleased solo acoustic performances.
Autumn de Wilde directed Elliott's video for 'Son of Sam' and created the packaging for his album Figure 8; the cover image of him in front of a wall in L.A. led to the site becoming a spontaneous memorial for the singer after his death. She has also worked with Spoon, Death Cab for Cutie, the Raconteurs, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jenny Lew...
Title:Elliott SmithFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 10.75 × 8.25 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2007Publisher:Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811857999

ISBN - 13:9780811857994

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