introduction needed. Nick Drake is, IMO, the greatest and most soulful
of all folk guitarists/songwriters. What's more, the words of his songs
are not merely lyrics: they are POETRY, great, introspective, fragile
poetry. His music has been my company for more than ten years; yet,
every time I listen to his songs, I feel like it's the first time.
There isn't even a single song by Nick Drake that I don't like. All of
them are perfect...
I bought this album after I had
collected all his official releases. It contains songs which he
recorded at home (hence the bad sound quality) and he allegedly gave
them to his mother as a present. Most of them are covers, played in
that standard folk fingerpicking style. It is a collection of songs
that fully represents his influences. An early glimpse at the work of a
Originally posted Friday, January 18, 2008, when LiT's blue page wasn't available for public view....