Magnolia Electric Co. frontman Jason Molina has died from organ failure at age 39.
The singer-songwriter passed away on Saturday night in Indianapolis after a lengthy battle with alcoholism.
In 2011, his bandmates launched an appeal on the group's website, soliciting donations to help the uninsured musician pay his medical bills after Molina had spent almost two years in and out of rehab. He formed Magnolia Electric Co. in 2003, taking the title from the final album of one of his former groups, Songs: Ohia.
Magnolia Electric Co. released five albums between 2005 and 2009, and Molina released a solo album, called "Autumn Bird Songs," last year).
A statement from officials at his record label, Secretly Canadian, reads: "We're going to miss Jason. He was generous. He was a one of a kind. And he had a voice unlike any other."
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