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Mike Doughty just sprung his unreleased Elliott Smith collaboration on the world

Mike Doughty just posted three songs to a Soundcloud page (credited to UUL) that feature previously unreleased Elliott Smith vocal tracks atop electronic sounds and beats. The only info he provided was this: "Three new Elliott Smith tracks (yes, new). Elliott recorded vocals to be sliced/diced over beats in 1998." While there's nothing revelatory here—the electronics sound pretty dated, and don't suit Smith's vocals very well—they're definitely interesting as artifacts. Pitchfork notes that the vocals were recorded during a fertile time in Smith's creative life, when he was in L.A. working on songs for Good Will Hunting. All three are below, including the one that samples Smith saying "Ah, fuck" over and over. [h/t to Consequence Of Sound]

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