Elliott Smith at Trax Nightclub in Charlottesville on 25 October 2000.
I don't think I'm ever gonna figure it out
06-20-2008, 09:22 AM"Fame is equated with some sort of superhumanness, and it’s bad. It’s not that you have to be different from everybody else to be good at something. If you really feel different from everybody else, well, there’s a lot of people in the mental hospital who really feel different, you know?"
"If you play acoustic, no matter what you do, you’re just gonna be seen as ‘folksinger’. It gets kind of annoying. It kinds of picks you up from wherever you are and drop you off in this little ghetto of rampant sentimentality that’s associated with a certain kind of singers songwriters. It’s…
06-23-2008, 08:47 AM"You know, some people do drugs, some people exercise. People find all kinds of ways to get out of the humdrum repetitive nature of having to be the same person all the time. But it might not be very interesting to write a song that describes the experience of jogging!”