Today marks the first year anniversary of Jay Reatard’s untimely death, a favourite among artists and fans alike his passing was a great shock and left a void in the music world. According to his official website a documentary on his life and work is in progress. A live recording of 14 songs from Australia’s 2008 Golden Plains Festival will be made available to members of Shattered Club (Shattered Records being the label Jay started in 2004), also a 7″ vinyl pressing of ‘You Get No Love’ and ‘I Am Growing’, Reatard’s final recordings, will be available from the site. Later this year a definitive greatest hits record will be compiled and released.
by Alan Reilly / January 13th, 2011 /