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Julian Lloyd
Remembered for a While Nick Drake Signature Edition
UK: John Murray, 2014. The authorised companion to the music of Nick Drake, compiled, composed and edited by Cally Callomon and Gabrielle Drake, with contributions from Nick's friends, critics, adherents, family, and from Nick Drake himself. Remembered For A While is not a biography. It is, rather, an attempt to cast a few shards of light on Nick Drake the poet, the musician, the singer, the friend, son and brother, who was also more than all of these. We hope it will accompany all those in search of an elusive artist, whose haunting presence defies analysis.Remembered for a While was released in time to commemorate the 40th anniversary in November of the singer songwriter's death, and was compiled and edited by his sister Gabrielle Drake and by the manager of his musical estate, Cally Callomon. The book includes contributions from Drake's peers, critics and family.Drake died aged 26 from an overdose of anti-depressants, gaining his considerable following posthumously. Gabrielle Drake said: "Nick is evanescent, yet ever present to me: inextricably woven into the fabric of my life, yet rarely appearing in sharp focus - except in his music. Listening to it, I am still overwhelmed by the immediacy of his presence: by melancholy and delight, by amusement (because Nick could be very funny), by bafflement and grief, by love."I think I share these feelings with a growing number of people. Nick's death has not been an end, but a beginning. And to all who love and know him through his music, he is, perhaps, a brother. "Together Cally and I are aiming to produce a book that will not … [Click Below for Full Description]
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