CD

Five leaves left

Nick Drake (performer)
Title
Five leaves left
Performer
Nick Drake 1948-1974
Publisher
Island, 1969
1 cd
Playing time
00:41:45
EAN
0042284291521 0031257443425
CDR
JKX2591

About Nick Drake

Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician known for his acoustic guitar-based songs. He failed to find a wide audience during his lifetime, but his work has gradually achieved wider notice and recognition. Drake signed to Island Records when he was 20 years old and a student at the University of Cambridge. He released his debut album, Five Leaves Left, in 1969. By 1972, he had recorded two more albums—Bryter Layter and Pink Moon. Neither sold more than 5,000 copies on initial release. His reluctance to perform live, or be interviewed, contributed to his lack of commercial success. There is no known video footage of the adult Drake; he was only ever captured in still photographs and in home footage from his childhood.

Drake suffered from depression, particularly during the latter part of his life, a fact often reflected in his lyrics. On completion of his third…Read more on Wikipedia