Elliott Smith – Favorite Albums, Books & Film

A comprehensive list of the favorite film, albums, books of the late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith is examined below.  For more information on a particular album, book, or film, feel free to click on the associated image (via Amazon).


The Beatles (The White Album)

Jealous Guy

Marquee Moon

The Marble Index

Abbey Road

High Voltage

The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan

Like Flies On Sherbert

I Second That Emotion

Alive II

Combat Rock

Pink Moon


1 Record/Radio City

My Generation: Deluxe Edition

A Quick One

Rubber Soul



Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable

Crime and Punishment

Notes from Underground (Vintage Classics)


Mark Rothko (For more on Rothko, check out the following)

Rothko: The Color Field Paintings

Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out

Mark Rothko: A Biography


Paris, Texas

We conducted an exhaustive review of numerous interviews with Smith by various publications (special thanks to NME and Benjamin Nugent’s biography of Smith: Elliott Smith And The Big Nothing) to compile the above-list.  If you are unfamiliar with any of Smith’s works, we strongly recommend checking out the following:

Elliott Smith And The Big Nothing

Either/Or: Expanded Edition

Roman Candle

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