Since his sad passing on November 24, 1974, probably of an accidental overdose of anti-depressants, Nick Drake’s stature as a musician and songwriter has taken on legendary proportions. Several generations of serious young men have followed in Drake’s melancholy footsteps - quiet, pensive songwriters intent on delving deeply into the gloomy corners of the heart. Today, Drake shows up on almost every list of influential artists of the 20th Century. His music still sounds fresh and new and seems to exist outside of time and space.
Drake was born in Rangoon, Burma, where his father worked for a British company. After moving back to England, Drake attended a private school and Marlborough College... Read More