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Deciding which songs to include was a challenge, though. Smith released five solo studio albums before his death in 2003 and two other albums, 2004’s From A Basement On A Hill and 2007’s New Moon, were released posthumously. But there were still plenty of songs that most fans had never heard before. “It was an exercise of seeing what new stuff we could fit into the movie and get into the hardcore fans ears, while also balancing it with stuff that people could find on released albums, and finding a way to use it in a way that helped to tell the story of Elliott in a relevant way,” said Moyer.
Moyer added, “It is our plan for it to be available to everyone everywhere in a wide variety of media and formats, including DVD. We just don’t have a date or any details yet.”