Baby Britain

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"Baby Britain"
Baby Britain.jpg
Single by Elliott Smith
from the album XO
Released April 19, 1999
Format 7" vinyl, CD
Label DreamWorks
Writer(s) Elliott Smith
Producer(s) Elliott Smith, Tom Rothrock, Rob Schnapf
Elliott Smith singles chronology
"Waltz 2 (XO)"
(1998)
"Baby Britain"
(1999)
"Happiness"
(2000)

"Baby Britain" is a song by American singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. It was released in 1999 by record label DreamWorks as the second single from his fourth studio album, XO.

Release[edit]

"Baby Britain" was released in 1999 by record label DreamWorks as the second single from his fourth studio album, XO. The single did not chart in the United States[1] but reached number 55 in the UK Singles Chart.[2]

Music video[edit]

A music video, directed by Steve Hanft, was made for the song.[3] In the video, Smith can be seen in a recording studio playing various instruments, including a guitar, piano, mandolin and drums. There is also footage of Smith playing live.

Cover versions[edit]

The band Bayside covered "Baby Britain" on their 2006 album Acoustic.

Track listings[edit]

CD single 1
  1. "Baby Britain"
  2. "Waltz #1 (Demo)"
  3. "The Enemy Is You"
CD single 2
  1. "Baby Britain"
  2. "Some Song"
  3. "Bottle Up & Explode (Demo)"
7" single
  1. "Baby Britain"
  2. "Waltz #1" (demo)

Personnel[edit]

  • Elliott Smith - vocals, piano, bass, drums, mandolin, organ
  • Rob Schnapf - guitars
  • Joanna Bolme - recording

References[edit]

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