RIP Jay Reatard

From the Commercial Appeal:

In an interview with The New York Times last August, Memphis punk artist Jay Reatard uttered what, in retrospect, was a haunting phrase:

“Everything I do,” Reatard said, “is motivated by the fear of running out of time.”

That statement rang terribly true early Wednesday as the 29-year-old musician was found dead in his bed in the Cooper-Young home he’d bought just a few months ago.

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