October 22, 2003

Wow ... What a Bummer: Elliot...

Wow ... What a Bummer: Elliott Smith, a guy who helped keep naked melody & harmony ren't own any of his records, but I was usually glad to hear his haunted voice, and it was weirdly comforting to know that he lived in our neighborhood ... until now.

Posted by at October 22, 2003 05:05 PM
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Crap!

He was a good friend of my cousin, who is also a musician in Portland. (Elliot Smith started in Portland before moving south.)

I didn't know him or his music, but now I feel terrible.

He stabbed himself?

Posted by: Michael J. Totten at October 22, 2003 05:18 PM

Might be a good time to get somebody to write something knowledgable on the possibility of stabbing yourself to death. Usually it's more of a falling on one's sword/knife type of action. It's hard to imagine being able to actually thrust a knive into your own chest to the degree that it causes death... I suspect some kind of acoustic backlash thing...

Posted by: ct at October 22, 2003 05:56 PM
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