Nick Drake: The Life (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Trade Cloth)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
576
Utgivningsdatum
2023-11-01
Förlag
Hachette Books
Dimensioner
229 x 163 x 56 mm
Vikt
840 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780306834950
Nick Drake: The Life (inbunden)

Nick Drake: The Life

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Featuring a foreword by sister Gabrielle Drake and over 75 rare or previously unseen photos provided in collaboration with the Estate of Nick Drake

In 1968 Nick Drake had everything to live for. The product of a loving, creative family and a privileged background, he was not only a handsome and popular Cambridge undergraduate, but also a new signing to the UK's hippest record label, Island.

Three years later, however—having made three well-reviewed but low-selling albums—Nick had been overwhelmed by a mysterious mental illness. He returned to live in his family home in rural Warwickshire in 1971, and died in obscurity in 1974, aged just 26.

In the decades since, Nick has become the subject of ever-growing fascination and speculation. Combined sales of his records now stand in the millions, his songs are frequently heard on TV and in films, and he has become one of the most widely known and admired singer-songwriters of his generation.

Nick Drake: The Life is the only biography of Nick to be written with the blessing and involvement of his sister and Estate. Drawing on copious original research and new interviews with his family, friends and musical collaborators, as well as deeply personal archive material unavailable to previous writers—including his father's diaries, his essays and private correspondence—this is the most comprehensive and authoritative account possible of Nick's short and enigmatic life.

 
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