Mirror Mirror

Album: not on an album (2014)


  • Not to be confused with the Dr. Dog song "Mirror, Mirror," this original piano-based composition - sans comma - was written by Elle Holmes, who at just 15 surely had a life if not a sparkling career in front of her. Sadly, that was not to be; on May 26, 2014 she committed suicide in China; her mother was working at the British School Of Beijing. Elle was said to have battled "hidden demons," including apparently anorexia.
  • The song includes the lyric:

    "Mirror mirror don't you see
    What you show her is deadly?
    You killed that little girl."

    Which surely gives a clue to what was going on in her head. The song, which runs to 4 minutes 32 seconds, was released by her mother soon after Elle's death. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

"Stairway To Heaven" Lawsuit: A Timeline

"Stairway To Heaven" Lawsuit: A TimelineSong Writing

Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.

Elton John

Elton JohnFact or Fiction

Does he have beef with Gaga? Is he Sean Lennon's godfather? See if you can tell fact from fiction in the Elton John edition.

Early Days of MTV

Early Days of MTVFact or Fiction

If you can recall the days when MTV played videos, you know that there are lots of stories to tell. See if you can spot the real ones.

Goodbye, Hello: Ten Farewell Tour Fake-Outs

Goodbye, Hello: Ten Farewell Tour Fake-OutsSong Writing

The 10 biggest "retirement tours" that didn't take.

Female Singers Of The 90s

Female Singers Of The 90sMusic Quiz

The ladies who ruled the '90s in this quiz.

La La Brooks of The Crystals

La La Brooks of The CrystalsSong Writing

The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."