14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
This time last year i had'nt even heard of Nick Drake! I was given a CD to listen to by a work colleague who thought i might like it entitled 'Bryter Later'
To my surprise it instantly grew on me and lead me to finding out more about this singer!
A year on and i'm listening to this new CD of Nick's 1960's demo's and i'm taken in by them!It actually feels as if one is actually sitting on the sofa in the lounge at Far Leys and Nick is giving his private performance...yes there are hisses,yes there is background noise but come on it was the 1960's and recorded on very basic equipment....Its a real treat to actually have insight into Nick's private world where only his family was… Read more
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
As a fan is all to easy to say that everything released is great,obviously it is but this latest CD is a must have.
It focuses on previously hard to find tracks and rarities.
There are 21 tracks in all which include a few surprises and different 'takes'.
The sleeve notes as ever are extremely informative with the inclusion of rare pictures and the sleeve opens out.
Highlights are 'I Dont Know How To Love Him'-this is a much slower rendition to what we are used to but it works well.
The inclusion of 'Downtown 76'serves as a reminder as to just how great the song is as the years roll by.
Track 21 is a duet with the legendary Rod McKuen 'Baby,Its Cold… Read more