Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Nick Drake - 'Pink Moon' (1972)

Your Favourite Featured Album for Tuesday 28th March 2011, 1.30 - 3.30 pm (NSW time) was :

"Pink Moon", by Nick Drake (1972)

* Where were you when you first heard songs from this album?
* What does this album remind you of?
* Who were you with when you first heard music from this album?
* Why does this albums' music sound special to you?
* What were you doing when you first heard music from this album?
* How does hearing songs from this album make you feel?
  • Pink Moon is the third and final album by British musician Nick Drake.
  • It was recorded at midnight in two separate two-hour sessions, over two days in October 1971, featuring only Nick Drake's vocals and guitar, as well as some piano later overdubbed by Drake on the title track.
  • Pink Moon continues to be thought of by many of his fans as his greatest work.
  • "With a voice paradoxically feather-light and grave, [one] of the most beautiful and melancholy albums ever recorded."
  • "Nick Drake's best album....[Its] excellence shines through....Few records have ever sounded so intimate, or embodied Melancholy with such grace and assurance." (Source)

  • 1972 in music ... 39 years ago ...

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