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America Canada Hailed as a future folk hero by Alternative Press Elliott Smith's EitherOr represents a stylistic and songwriting breakthrough taking it to the next level creatively speaking This singersongwriter can say more with a whisper than most folks can with a scream The gently insinuating despair of Smith's work communicates volumes about the heartbreak and alienation that is the bane of 20th century boys with too much time on their hands On EitherOr Smith observes a production ethic that retains a lofi looseness without sacrificing any sonic clarity His songs of loss and loneliness have the brokenpoet aura of Smog or Mark Eitzel but he offsets the gloom with a hatful of damnably catchy melodies and progressions turning suffering into pop and making it signify