Nick Drake

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Bloomsbury, 1998 - Lyricists - 288 pages
17 Reviews
Nick Drake was barely 26 years old when he died in 1974. The British singer-songwriter made only three albums during his short life - Five Leaves Left, Bryter Layter and Pink Moon. All are now recognised as classics.

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Review: Nick Drake: The Biography

User Review  - Edward Sullivan - Goodreads

Obviously quite a sad story since the chronically depressed Drake died, either accidentally or deliberately by overdose, at age twenty-six. This biography is unlikely to interest readers who are not ... Read full review

Review: Nick Drake: The Biography

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

as someone coming at Nick Drake quite late on and with no real conception of the life the artist led apart from articles that talk of a doomed soul I found this book illuminating and of interest. to ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

Writer and journalist Patrick Humphries is the author of acclaimed biographies of Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Richard Thompson. He lives in London, England.

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