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Nick Drake: Bryter Later (Island, 1970)

Barney Hoskyns, The Observer, June 2004

THE CULT OF Nick Drake, posh Lost Boy of post-folk singer-songwriting, shows little sign of abating. That’s because his mellow, Colin Blunstone-ish burr of a voice – like his ever-delicate guitar picking – only ages like a fine burgundy.

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