Nick Drake
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1948-06-19
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Nick Drake

Nick Drake Biography (Wikipedia)

Nicholas Rodney "Nick" 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 posthumously achieved wider notice and recognition. Drake signed to Island Records when he was 20 years old, while a student at the University of Cambridge, and 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. No footage of the adult Drake has ever been released, only still photographs and home footage from his childhood.

Drake suffered from major depression, and this was often reflected in his lyrics. On completion of his third album, 1972's Pink Moon, he withdrew from both live performance and recording, retreating to his parents' home in rural Warwickshire. On 25 November 1974, at the age of 26, Drake died from an overdose of approximately 30 amitriptyline pills, a prescribed antidepressant. His cause of death was determined to be suicide.

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Day Is Done
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River Man
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River Man
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Pink Moon
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Pink Moon
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Introduction
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Introduction
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Poor Boy
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Poor Boy
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Northern Sky
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Northern Sky
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Road
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Road
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Time Has Told Me
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Time Has Told Me
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Cello Song
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Cello Song
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Man In A Shed
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Man In A Shed
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Three Hours
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Three Hours
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Fruit Tree
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Fruit Tree
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Blues Run The Game
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Blues Run The Game
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Way To Blue
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Way To Blue
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One of These Things First
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