Elliott Smith

While the hands are pointing up midnight
you're a question mark coming after people you watched collide
you can ask what you want to the satellite
cos the names you drop put ice in my veins
and for all you know you're the only one who finds it strange
when they call it a lover's moon
the satellite
cos it acts just like lovers do
the satellite
a burned out world you know
staying up all night
the satellite


Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and resided for a significant portion of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. His primary instrument was the guitar, but he was also proficient at piano, clarinet, bass, drums and harmonica. Smith had a distinctive vocal style characterized by his "whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery" and use of multi-tracking to create vocal harmonies. ... Read More