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Elliott Smith’s Car for Sale in Austin, Texas
Thursday June 25th 2009, 11:27 am
Filed under: Thoughts in Headphones

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Elliott Smith’s car (a retro 1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX) is for sale right here in Austin, Texas for $4,000. All proceeds will go to the SIMS Foundation.

About the Foundation:
The SIMS Foundation’s mission is to provide access to and financial support for mental health and addiction recovery services for Austin-area musicians and their families. SIMS was founded in 1995 by the friends and family of Sims Ellison, a talented young Austin musician, after his battle with depression ended in suicide.

Elliott’s own life ended in suicide from two self-inflicted stab wounds to the chest (that some still claim was a possible homicide). The talented lyricist left a simple goodbye Post-it note that read, “I’m so sorry—love, Elliot. God forgive me.”

See: Advertisement for Elliott Smith’s car in Austin, Texas
See: Donate to the SIMS Foundation

Elliott Smith – The Biggest Lie
(video of the Memorial Wall in Los Angeles the day after Elliott Smith died)


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