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Nick Drake: Family Tree

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, July 2007

LISTEN TO NICK DRAKE with one ear and you'll hear a (self-)parody of the Sensitive Young Troubadour – the posh Poor Boy, long ways from his country home. There's a peculiarly English bashfulness to Drake that suggests some coy conflation of Donovan and Colin Blunstone.

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