“Elevator to Heaven” is a song by Chris Bell, a musician and singer-songwriter who was a member of the influential rock band Big Star. Chris Bell was born on January 12, 1951, and he tragically passed away on December 27, 1978, at a young age.
Chris Bell is known for his contributions to the Memphis music scene and his work with Big Star, a band that had a significant impact on the power pop and alternative rock genres. Big Star’s music was critically acclaimed, but the band faced commercial challenges during its initial run.
“Elevator to Heaven” is a notable song from Chris Bell’s solo career. It was released posthumously as part of the “I Am the Cosmos” album, which compiled Bell’s solo recordings after his time with Big Star. The song showcases Bell’s melodic and introspective songwriting style.