Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Edited down from performances in London, Melbourne, and New York City, the 15 tracks that populate the lovely and inspiring Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake feel far more intimate than the live tag would suggest. Drake's original producer, the venerable Joe Boyd, wanted to recapture the intimacy of Drake's recordings while maintaining the late singer/songwriter's evocative spirit, so any instances of applause have been removed, resulting in a set that feels both wildly unpredictable and incredibly reverent, with highlights arriving via Vashti Bunyan's beautiful, Robert Kirby-arranged rendition of "Which Will," Lisa Hannigan's haunting and spare version of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Edited down from performances in London, Melbourne, and New York City, the 15 tracks that populate the lovely and inspiring Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake feel far more intimate than the live tag would suggest. Drake's original producer, the venerable Joe Boyd, wanted to recapture the intimacy of Drake's recordings while maintaining the late singer/songwriter's evocative spirit, so any instances of applause have been removed, resulting in a set that feels both wildly unpredictable and incredibly reverent, with highlights arriving via Vashti Bunyan's beautiful, Robert Kirby-arranged rendition of "Which Will," Lisa Hannigan's haunting and spare version of "Black Eyed Dog," and Robyn Hitchcock's kaleidoscopic retelling of Pink Moon's spooky "Parasite."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/16/2013
  • Label: Story Sound Records
  • UPC: 634457580022
  • Catalog Number: 10
  • Sales rank: 34,500

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Things Behind the Sun - Luluc (4:08)
  2. 2 Place to Be - Scott Matthews (4:27)
  3. 3 Fruit Tree - Green Gartside (5:07)
  4. 4 Poor Boy - Shane Nicholson (6:21)
  5. 5 Time Has Told Me - Krystal Warren (4:49)
  6. 6 Parasite - Robyn Hitchcock (5:42)
  7. 7 One Of These Things First - Zoe Rahman (5:08)
  8. 8 Which Will - Vashti (3:21)
  9. 9 Black Eyed Dog - Lisa Hannigan (4:02)
  10. 10 Rider on the Wheel - Shane Nicholson (3:07)
  11. 11 River Man - Teddy Thompson (5:05)
  12. 12 Saturday Sun - Luluc (3:37)
  13. 13 When the Day is Done - Scott Matthews (3:33)
  14. 14 Fly - Luluc (4:08)
  15. 15 Pink Moon - Krystle Warren (4:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Martyn Barker Drums, Cajon
Neill MacColl Acoustic Guitar
Kate St. John Accordion, Oboe, Cor anglais
Danny Thompson Double Bass
Calina de la Mare Violin
Peter Grayling Cello
Julia Singleton Violin
Ian Burdge Cello
Leo Abrahams Electric Guitar
Jessica Bell Violin
Stephanie Zarka Violin
Zoe Rahman Piano
Steve Jones Electric Guitar
Kerry Martin Violin
Emma Smith Violin
Oliver Langford Violin
Vince Greene Viola
Marianne Yeomans Viola
String Source Violin
Reiad Chipah Viola
Leah Zweck Viola
Technical Credits
Nick Drake Composer
Joe Boyd Producer, Liner Notes
Robert Kirby String Arrangements
Harry Robinson String Arrangements
Kate St. John String Arrangements, Musical Director
Tom Leader Mastering
Keith Morris Cover Photo
Janet Fraser Crook Director
Stephanie McWhinnie Producer
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  • Posted June 1, 2013

    Nice tribute to the late and talented Nick Drake.

    Nice tribute to the late and talented Nick Drake.

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