Unreleased Elliott Smith music to feature on documentary soundtrack

Heaven Adores You director says he has a wealth of unheard songs which weren't in the film

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The producer of the Elliot Smith documentary Heaven Adores You has revealed that a batch of new songs by the singer will be released on the film’s official soundtrack album.

As Pitchfork reports, producer Kevin Moyer has published a statement in which he gives an update on his plans for the official soundtrack LP. “Right now my track list is 20 Elliott songs from the film with only around four or five having been previously released,” he wrote.

While discussing the release plans for the album, meanwhile, he added: “We are still finishing it all up, but I know that the label plans to make an announcement in the upcoming weeks that will reveal the release date and also the full track list too.”


Speaking to NME earlier in the year, Moyer said of the music featured in the film: “I’m one of the few people who have been able to look into both the Universal and Kill Rock Star vaults. Elliott’s masters are split between two labels. It was fun to be able to get in there and listen to songs and try to get some of that music that had never been heard out there and into the fans’ ears.”

Heaven Adores You was directed by Nickolas Rossi. The film is the first full-length documentary with access to Smith’s close circle of friends, and was funded by a Kickstarter campaign. It was premiered at the San Francisco International Film Festival in 2014.

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