Footage from a 1995 Elliott Smith live set filmed by Mary Lou Lord has resurfaced on YouTube. Check out more clips here, and the above tune, which cites Nine Inch Nails’ “Head Like a Hole” in a jab at a record industry showcase.
They look like sharks swimming in the swells.
The feedback starts and the singer yells,
“I’d rather die than give you control,”
But he’s already sold the whole damn thing for a big loan.