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XO

20 Mar. 1999 | Format: MP3

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Product details

  • Original Release Date: 1 Jan. 1998
  • Release Date: 1 Jan. 1998
  • Label: Polydor Associated Labels
  • Copyright: (C) 1998 SKG Music L.L.C.
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  • Total Length: 44:38
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  • ASIN: B001KUEQHC
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 18,770 in Albums (See Top 100 in Albums)

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By colleenmlloyd@hotmail.com on 22 Jan. 2002
Format: Audio CD
I have been an avid Elliott fan for the past 12 months, I am only sorry that I didn't get to know about this most amazing artist earlier. All of Elliotts albums are a masterpiece in their own way, with XO and Either/Or being my two personal favourites at the moment. XO takes you on a beautiful ride starting with the melodic 'Sweet Adeline' to the impeccable guitar picking in 'Pitseleh' then onto the instrumental peaks such as 'Bled White' and 'Amity' and finishing on a the fullfilling note of 'I Didn't Understand' where Elliott puts on an amazing acapella performance. I cannot say enough about this album, easily a favourite of all time and something that no good CD collection should be without. If you buy this then I guarantee it will only be a short while before you own all five Elliott albums.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 16 Aug. 2001
Format: Audio CD
Simply one of the best records I've ever heard. Songs such as 'tomorrow', 'waltz #1' and 'independence day' leave you with a sweet taste in your mouth...and a sweet sound in your ears. The most interesting and smooth melodies combine with a sound which has your heart pounding against the inside of your ribcage. If you like acoustic, melodic music...then don't miss Elliott...he writes some of the best tunes I've ever heard...and many of the are on this record! (for similar taste try other classic albums such as "The Doves - The Doves", "Turin Brakes - The Optimist LP", "Witness - Before The Calm" and any Belle and Sebastian).
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Jp Scott-howes on 18 Nov. 2011
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XO is probably the most beautiful, powerful, poetic, stunning, wonderful heartrending album it's ever been my pleasure/pain to experience.

This stands as one of the 4 or 5 albums that I can easily say has changed my life, I feel awed in it's presence.

When Ellliott Smith sings "I'm never gonna know you now, but I'm gonna love you anyhow" on Waltz 2 (XO) my heart and being melt and the 'real' world fades away.

XO is love & heartbreak & passion & power in sounds.

This record has made my life a better thing to live.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Alan D. Evans on 18 Jun. 2008
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This Album transports me elswhere! Poor Elliott! Why is some of the best music made by depressed souls? And not by stupid ex army blokes who sing rubbish melody fm fodder! I can't believe that one star review!! Wot an idiot with no music taste that geezer is!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 1 Feb. 2000
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An astonishing album from an artist who has gone from strength to strength. The marriage of strings and Elliott's acoustic guitar is heavenly and his fragile vocals are deeply moving. The soul-bearing lyrics mean this is an album for people of a sensitive disposition only.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By .Richard on 25 Nov. 2005
Format: Audio CD
the first elliott smith album i bought was "either/or"
and i thought that was fantstic then i invested in this classic "XO" and i was blown away i mean BLOWN AWAY AT HOW beautifully melodic and catchy his melodies and lyrics were and the lyrics are some of his best a great fantastic warming album which leaves a warm feeling inside after the album has finished and it doesn't go away for a couple of hours i can tell you i love this album so friggin much it's unbelieveble i haven't been blown away with an album like this since i bought mark lanegan's "bubblegum"
a classic masterpiece of art BUY BUY BUY IT now click add to basket and reep the genius of elliott smith "xo"
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Format: Audio CD
I tend to describe this album as a cross between late Beatles meets Nick Drake and then I tend to add "forget that I said that just listen to it and enjoy it" because it is so much more than that! I aquired this album many years ago it was I think one of the last albums I bought of his.

I think its a fantastically produced studio album by an artist that made 5 very different albums. This was his forth album and the first in which he utilised the instruments of a full band. In some ways this album might be the best to start on if you are new to the artist....if you prefer pure stripped down accoustic material then check out one of his earlier albums possibly Either/Or may be a good starting point in that case.

If you like melodies, chord changes and catchy intelligent pop songs grounded with the lyrics of a singer songwriter then this is the album to buy, there is a healthy 60's influence as well. I can say without hesitation that this is a great album. Like all albums really worth hearing it will take a few listens....before you "get it". I've seen James Blunt mentioned here but with respect it really is very different to anything like that...."forget that I said that just listen to it and enjoy it".
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By DPVC on 23 May 2013
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Elliot Smith doesn't get much (if at all) airplay these days and is a rarely covered artist. This album is one of his better efforts and a slight departure from his earlier solo work (he is actually a solo act but has a backing band here). The songs on this album are memorable, and you'll long be humming them after listening. I liked Waltz#2 and Sweet Adeline the most. The album, like a lot of Smiths work is lyrically dark but acoustic driven, compared to his earlier albums is better in terms of production. Acoustic musicians and buskers can do no wrong picking this up, it's the sort of album I'd recommend for you.
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