Book review – Nick Drake: The Life is the definitive account of tragic music icon
Richard Morton Jack has delved deep into the short and poignant life of one of the most influential singer-songwriters of the 20th century
When Nick Drake died from an overdose of antidepressants on November 25, 1974, aged just 26, the world lost a rare talent. Drake was a prodigiously gifted guitarist and a unique songwriter whose three albums are still finding new generations of admirers almost five decades after his death.
Richard Morton Jack leaves no stone unturned as he delves microscopically into Drake’s past, interviewing those who knew him at every stage of his life, from primary ...