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Peaches Geldof's Sister Tiger Has Been 'Rock' For Family

8th May 2014

Peaches Geldof's youngest sister Tiger Lily has been an ''incredible rock'' for her family.The 25-year-old presenter was discovered dead at home last month with youngest son Phaedra, 12 months, by her side and insiders say...

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Peaches Geldof Argued With Husband Four Days Before Death

4th May 2014

Peaches Geldof had an argument with her husband over her ''obsession'' with heroin addict Elliott Smith just four days before her death. The 25-year-old star was spotted rowing with Thomas Cohen on a train into...

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Charlotte Church Thrills At Sci-fi Show

6th March 2014

Charlotte Church performed a sci-fi themed concert in London on Wednesday night (05.03.14) to launch her new release 'FOUR'.The special concert at London's Riverside Studios saw Charlotte don UV face paint and wear a gown...

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Badly Drawn Boy Lashes Out At Heckler At Elliott Smith Memorial Gig

22nd October 2013

A heckler was booted from an Elliott Smith tribute concert in London on Monday (21Oct13) after becoming engaged in a foul-mouthed argument with singer/songwriter Damon Gough.The musician, who performs as Badly Drawn Boy, was headlining...

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Sky Ferreira And Cat Power Headlining Elliott Smith Tribute Show

3rd October 2013

Sky Ferreira and Cat Power are set to headline an Elliott Smith tribute show in New York later this month (Oct13) to mark the 10th anniversary of the singer/songwriter's suicide.The Low Anthem, Speedy Ortiz star...

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Charlie Simpson Writing Album For 19 Years

10th August 2011

Charlie Simpson has been writing his solo record since he was seven. The 'Down Down Down' hitmaker has been stockpiling a number of songs for his first solo record since he first started to learn...

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Waters Sorry For Covering Smith 'Memorial'

7th May 2010

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has apologised after accidentally covering an ELLIOTT SMITH tribute wall with a promotional ad for his new tour.The bassist commissioned graffiti artists to plaster wheat paste posters in various...

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Smith Fans Fight Posthumous Re-release

26th March 2010

Fans of tragic singer/songwriter ELLIOTT SMITH are furious about plans to release a remastered version of his debut album ROMAN CANDLE.Smith's friend Larry Crane has announced plans to release the album next month (Apr10), seven...

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Fascinating Fact 4319

19th November 2007

Cult singer/songwriter ELLIOT SMITH's one-time movie role in a short film by BOOGIE NIGHTS director PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON is set to be released in 2008. The unnamed film features the late Smith as a Rastafarian...

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Smith's Girlfriend Denied Percentage Of His Estate

17th October 2007

The girlfriend of ELLIOTT SMITH has been denied a percentage of the late singer/songwriter's earnings because she acted as an unlicensed talent agent. The Oscar-nominated star's live-in lover, Jennifer Chiba, was seeking 15 per cent...

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Elliott Smith Photograph Tribute Book To Be Released

15th May 2007

A book of photographs paying tribute to late singer/songwriter ELLIOTT SMITH will be released later this year (07). The book, called Elliott Smith, is a collection of over 200 pages of photos taken by Autumn...

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Fascinating Fact 2882

22nd February 2007

THE SHINS frontman JAMES MERCER lives in the same Portland, Oregon house the late ELLIOTT SMITH recorded his ROMAN CANDLE album in....

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Elliott Smith Rarities To Be Released

14th February 2007

Late rocker ELLIOTT SMITH is to thrill fans from beyond the grave when a two-disc collection of unreleased songs is released later this year (07). NEW MOON gathers 24 tracks recorded by the star between...

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Bundle Of Unreleased Elliott Smith Music Surfaces Online

17th October 2005

Twenty-two unreleased ELLIOTT SMITH tracks have been leaked online as the second anniversary of the singer/songwriter's death approaches this week (21OCT05). The music is being advertised as outtakes from the sessions for Smith's final,...

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Last Smith Songs To Appear In Thumbsucker

14th September 2005

Tragic rocker ELLIOTT SMITH's final recordings are to appear in new indie film THUMBSUCKER. The singer/songwriter recorded LET'S GET LOST and covers of CAT STEVENS' TROUBLE and BIG STAR's THIRTEEN just before he died...

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Beck: 'Smith Was Worried About Concert Fight'

29th March 2005

Tragic rocker ELLIOTT SMITH was in the process of clearing his name after a scuffle at a concert when he apparently took his own life in 2003, according to pal BECK. Investigators are still...

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Elliott Smith's Final Album Set For Autumn Release

3rd May 2004

Late singer-songwriter ELLIOTT SMITH's final studio album is expected to be released in the autumn (04). Smith's father GARY recently made the revelation to SWEETADELINE.NET, a website dedicated to his son's music. Gary...

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Affleck Expresses Grief At Gray's Death

18th March 2004

BEN AFFLECK has expressed his sorrow at the death of actor SPALDING GRAY, whose body was found in New York City's East River earlier this month (MAR04). Affleck, who worked with Gray on the...

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Elliot Smith's Death Probed

5th January 2004

Singer/songwriter ELLIOT SMITH's apparent October (03) suicide is being questioned by police officials, who can't determine whether the stab wounds that killed him were self-inflicted. Los Angeles police initially called the death of the...

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Stars Give Smith Send Off

4th November 2003

Tragic singer-songwriter ELLIOTT SMITH was given a fitting send off last night (03NOV03) when nearly 1,000 fans came together in Los Angeles to celebrate his life. Stars including BECK, BETH ORTON and TIM BURGESS...

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Beck Plans Elliott Smith Tribute

28th October 2003

American rocker BECK will headline a tribute to tragic singer/songwriter ELLIOTT SMITH in Los Angeles next week (begs03NOV03). The LOSER hitmaker is performing alongside other acts including GRANDADDY at the event, which is being...

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Flaming Lips Mourn Elliott Smith

28th October 2003

American rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are struggling to come to terms with the death of close pal ELLIOTT SMITH last week (22OCT03). The TURN IT ON band had known the introspective singer-songwriter - who...

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Moby And Eels Pay Tribute To Elliott Smith

23rd October 2003

Musical pals of ELLIOTT SMITH have paid tribute to the singer-songwriter, who died on Tuesday (21OCT03). The 34-year-old was found dead at his Los Angeles home with a single stab wound to the chest....

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Elliott Smith Dies

22nd October 2003

American singer/songwriter ELLIOTT SMITH has died, aged 34. Websites and radio stations have reported Smith died yesterday (21OCT03), and although he official cause of death has yet to be released, but there have been...

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Radiohead And Beastie Boys Give Fans A Field Day

16th April 2003

RADIOHEAD and the BEASTIE BOYS are set to headline what is hoped will be become an annual festival in New York state. The bands have teamed up to appear in the FIELD DAY MUSIC...

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