┐ I Will Swim to You └

I’ve said it here before: Jason Molina is my favourite musician. I’ve said it here before: he was an alcoholic. Jason Molina died last Saturday, 16th March, aged 39. I’m lost for words, not because this is overwhelmingly sad but because it just builds on anger. He was an extraordinary soul and his premature departure was to be expected. In the statement from his label Secretly Canadian one can read “Without him there would be no us — plain and simple” and that’s something I share entirely. Without his music I wouldn’t be the same. That’s not tragic but the memories I would have loose if not for his music are. I’ll have a glass, well a couple. Here’s to Jason Molina:

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