Final Jay Bennett album to be released as free download

Former Wilco member died last year

The final album made by former Wilco member Jay Bennett is to be released as a free download.

‘Kicking At The Perfumed Air’ will be released on July 10 via, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Bennett’s death.

While the album is available as a free download, donations are being accepted to benefit The Jay Bennett Foundation and its partner charities.

“While this is a posthumous release, it is exactly the album Jay wanted to make,” a statement about the album read. “Working from his own detailed production notes, we have made every effort to reflect his vision, from recording to sequencing,”

Meanwhile, Jay‘s brother Jeff Bennett added: “This album is part of a larger effort to honor Jay‘s memory and enhance his legacy by exposing more people to his music and by supporting charitable efforts to make the world a better place.”

For more information and to download two songs from the album ‘Twice a Year’ and ‘M Plates’, visit