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By Trevor Dann

Whilst Nick Drake (1948-1974) died of a drug overdose at twenty-six, he left at the back of 3 modest-selling albums, together with the stark Pink Moon and the plush Bryter Layter. 3 a long time later, he's well-known as one of many real geniuses of English acoustic tune. but Nick Drake--whose track was once as mild and depression because the guy himself-- has constantly maintained a spectral presence in well known tune. This groundbreaking biography reconstructs a vanished existence whereas completely taking pictures the bohemian scenes surrounding the tune company in London within the past due '60s and early '70s. utilizing many newly chanced on files and all-new interviews, Trevor Dann finds extra element on Nick Drake than ever, from his upbringing in a quintessentially English village, via his hash-fueled college days at Cambridge college, to the ignored possibilities and mismanagement that outlined his occupation. acquaintances and associates describe the problems that he confronted as every one new album was once published, simply to fail, and the insidious depression that ate up him. entire with discography and infrequent photographs, Darker Than the private Sea is vital interpreting for a person who has been moved by means of Nick Drake's unforgettable mixture of attractiveness and sadness.</Div>

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