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The premise of this podcast is very simple - in each episode, we speak to a famous fan of Elliott Smith's to discuss their favourite song of his and how they got into his music.

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The premise of this podcast is very simple - in each episode, we speak to a famous fan of Elliott Smith's to discuss their favourite song of his and how they got into his music.

    3: Joseph Gilgun

    3: Joseph Gilgun

    Welcome to a season three bonus episode! Our guest today is the actor Joe Gilgun, who's been in films and TV programmes such as This is England, Misfits and Preacher, and you currently see him on screens in the UK in Brassic, a show he also created.

    • 19 min
    2: Joan as Police Woman

    2: Joan as Police Woman

    Our guest today is Joan Wasser (aka Joan as Police Woman). Joan is a musician, who started off her career playing with several bands including the Dambuilders, Antony and the Johnsons and Those Bastard Souls. Since the early 2000s, Joan has principally released music as a successful solo artist, releasing five regular studio albums, plus an EP and a couple of collections of covers.

    • 22 min
    1: Christian Lee Hutson

    1: Christian Lee Hutson

    Kicking off our third season is the musician, Christian Lee Hutson. Christian is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. He's currently preparing to release his third album, which has been produced by his friend and collaborator (and former guest on this show) Phoebe Bridgers.

    • 17 min
    16: Fenne Lily (plus Ross Harris and Charlie Ramirez)

    16: Fenne Lily (plus Ross Harris and Charlie Ramirez)

    Our guest for our final episode of this season is the musician, Fenne Lily. In addition to our chat with Fenne, we also hear from Ross Harris, who directed the music video for Fenne's favourite Elliott Smith song, and we also speak to SweetAdeline.net founder, Charlie Ramirez.

    • 31 min
    15: Rob Grote

    15: Rob Grote

    Our guest for our final episode of 2019 is the musician Rob Grote.
    Rob is the lead singer and guitarist in Philadelphia band, The Districts. He's also a massive Elliott Smith fan, and in this interview we talk about his selection for his favourite song, some of the Elliott lyrics he likes and why his music is really for any occasion.

    • 13 min
    14: Ellen Kempner

    14: Ellen Kempner

    Our guest today is the musician Ellen Kempner.
    Ellen leads the band Palehound, who released their third studio album, Black Friday, earlier this year. Ellen cites Elliott Smith has a major influence on that record, as well as on all of her previous work too. In this interview, we discuss how those influences come through in her music, how she was introduced to Elliott by a former guest on this show and we also talk through her favourite song pick too.
    Following the interview with Ellen, we have a listener submission from Andrew Alarcon.
    Hope you enjoy the episode.
    Extra things to look at / listen to: 
    Rose Parade by Elliott Smith on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/6EdqqSD6saL8vzmd4xRI8n?si=24zfY6r2S569-xrFYuJGQg
    Either/Or by Elliott Smith on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5hryhrT7wEdLnZCbJX9F6L?si=GQMIxB_2T569xc4Id9_Z9g
    Black Friday by Palehound on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/065DtYyK9Y7VozUju4bfkA?si=e70BzMKbQ-6oRo-vKzyhpA
    My Favourite Elliott Smith Song is produced by Rob Comba and Elizabeth Withstandley. 
    Find us on social media @myfavesmithsong.
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    • 16 min

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