Stream: Deluxe reissues of Elliott Smith’s ‘XO’ and ‘Figure 8’ have been released for what would have been his 50th birthday

Each deluxe edition features a handful of previously unreleased tracks

Today marks what would have been Elliott Smith’s 50th birthday, and to celebrate, UMe has dropped deluxe reissues of his hit albums, XO and Figure 8.

Both of the releases include several tracks that had never been available online before today. The reissue of XO features UK B-sides like “Our Thing,” “How to Take a Fall,” “The Enemy Is You,” an alternate rendition of “Some Song” that features a full band, and more. Figure 8, on the other hand, includes “A Living Will,” “I Can’t Answer You Anymore,” “Pretty Mary K (Alternate Version),” Smith’s cover of The Beatles’ “Because.,” and more.

Stream the deluxe editions of XO and Figure 8 below.