Uncategorized

Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left (1969)

The Ultimate Music Library

Folk is a term used to describe the primarily acoustic singer/songwriter phenomenon that existed, particularly in the 1960s. Nick Drake is a great example of this trend, and this is his first album, released way back in 1969. Is it any good? Let’s take a listen and find out.

First off is Time Has Told Me which has a beautiful acoustic guitar intro that sounds hopeful. Nick Drake’s singing voice here is really unique, and the mix of acoustic guitar, piano and slide guitar is excellent here. An excellent musical listen, this sounds amazingly good, even today. This is a great piece of music, and the lyrics are really great, too. A beautiful love song of sorts, this is definitely impressive. Lovely to hear. Very catchy, too.

Next is River Man which begins with acoustic guitar and Nick Drake singing really beautifully. It is a nice-sounding song, with a deeply…

View original post 715 more words

Categories: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s