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Sometimes painfully honest, often emotional, occasionally funny, sometimes dry and scholarly - always deeply engaging - Remembered for a While is probably the most ambitious, generous and thorough volume about a musician to see publication. Put simply, this is the authoritative resource for fans and future historians who may find themselves considering Nick Drake. In its absolute integrity and its sheer dignity, it is second only to his music (Mouth Magazine)

A beautiful book (Guardian Family)

This authorised companion to the wistful genius with a troubled mind includes contributions from friends, collaborators, critics and family (Telegraph Books of the Year)

From the beautifully tactile cover onwards this musical companion is a genuine delight, featuring never seen before photos, family scrapbook press cuttings, handwritten lyrics, letter extracts from Nick to his parents and also from his father Rodney's diary...Sad but ultimately celebratory, this beautiful publication is the closest any book has yet come to capturing the 'real' Nick Drake (Total Music Magazine)

Gabrielle Drake's beautifully put-together tribute to her brother Nick Drake . . . I loved looking at the unseen photos and listening to the unreleased John Peel session that came with the book (Jack Steadman, Observer Books of the Year)

Exactly 40 years after his death, acres have been written about Drake, but nothing authorised had come from the Drake estate. This gorgeous new book, co-compiled by his sister Gabrielle rectifies this. It is not a biography, but a deeply considered collection of essays, lyrics, photos and extracts, including from the diary of Drake's father as the folk singer sank into his fatal depression (Sunday Times)

I'll be dipping in and out of the sumptuous Nick Drake: Remembered For A While for years to come (Daily Telegraph)

Forty years on from his passing and the fragile music and sturdy myth of Nick Drake still haunt the culture . . . This legacy is only enhanced by Remembered for a While . . . a poetic, delightful and fascinating mix of never before seen photos, hand-written lyrics and scrapbooked press clippings as well as interviews with friends and family and excerpts from Drake's letters. A beautifully made and exquisite book built solely out of love for it's subject, Remembered for a While is a perfect companion to the songs that inspired it (Loud and Quiet Magazine)

This beautifully packaged book has the imprimatur and approval of his actress sister Gabrielle, as well as contributions from the likes of Monty Don (Belfast Telegraph)

A superb book that anyone touched by Nick's music will find fascinating (The Idler Book of the Week)

Beautifully packaged and laid out . . . A fitting tribute to a unique musician (Sunday Herald)

This book is magnificent . . . An informative and emotionally affecting framing of the life and work of a doomed young man, this book is a labour of love (Irish Times)

Praise for Nick Drake (.)

A beautiful book (Observer)

One of the most beloved English singers of all time (Daily Telegraph)

I am a huge admirer of his records (Brad Pitt)

Every indie band in America lists Nick Drake as an influence (Green Gartside, lead singer of Scritti Politti)

Rock has known a million morose young poets . . . by the law of averages, they were bound to spawn at least one genuine genius. They did. His name was Nick Drake (NME)

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An official celebration of Nick Drake's life and music.

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  • Copertina rigida: 448 pagine
  • Editore: Hodder & Stoughton General Division; 1 edizione (6 novembre 2014)
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • ISBN-10: 1444792598
  • ISBN-13: 978-1444792591
  • Peso di spedizione: 1,7 Kg
  • Media recensioni: 4.5 su 5 stelle  Visualizza tutte le recensioni (2 recensioni clienti)
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Non è il solito libro biografico...come dice la sorella di Nick nella prefazione "Nick è come uno specchio...ogni qual volta la gente punta la luce su di lui per descriverlo, in realta ciò che torna indietro è l'immagine di chi l'ha colpito, il quale sta semplicemente parlando di sè, non di Nick". Questo spiega l'impossibilità di recensire bene il personaggio, ma offre un ampia e misteriosa figura in cui ognuno di noi può consolarsi e immedesimarsi attraverso i suoi testi e la sua musica.
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come riportato nel titolo, il cofanetto è davvero ben curato oltre che di formato medio-grande.
come molti sapranno, contiene, oltre al libro cartonato, un vinile 10 pollici e 3 stampe fotografiche.
forse un pò eccessivo il prezzo ma c'è da considerare che trattasi di un'edizione limitata.
sicuramente un regalo che ogni estimatore del grande ed unico Nick Drake vorrebbe farsi.
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Amazon.com: 4.7 su 5 stelle 25 recensioni
17 di 18 persone hanno trovato utile la seguente recensione
4.0 su 5 stelle DRAKE REMEMBERED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS--BUT STILL UNIDENTIFIABLE. 10 dicembre 2014
Di Stuart Jefferson - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato: Copertina rigida Acquisto verificato
"Sometimes he seems hardly to have existed at all." Mick Brown on Nick Drake.

Fans of Nick Drake's music and/or who also might find his troubled life fascinating will want this book. Drake's sister, Gabrielle, has put this in-depth collection together of letters, diary entries, photos, scrapbook entries, newspaper articles, and essays from those who knew Drake during his short life. Plus there's a Discography and near the very end of the book, some short, nicely written remembrances of Drake by singer Bridget St John, guitarist/singer Michael Chapman, and musicians like Dave Mattacks and Dave Pegg, among a number of others. The lyrics to one of John Martyn's finest songs is here too, which is about Nick Drake, "Solid Air". If you've read Dann's "Darker Than The Deepest Sea", Humphries' "Nick Drake The Biography", and/or Rasmussen's "Pink Moon", this new book is closer to the source than all the others. The book itself is of high quality--from the thick boards used for the covers, to the beautiful endpapers, to the light cream paper stock, to the graphic reproductions, to the layout of the book itself. Even the spine is of good quality.

This is, by it's nature, a personal view of Drake through the eyes of his family and close friends. But running all through this book you get the feeling that no one--not even his family--really new Drake simply because he was so self-effacing and withdrawn. But with much intimate observation from his family we see another Drake that other books could only surmise, or at worst, guess about. Humphries "The Biography" is a good start in getting details about Drake, as is Rasmussen's "Pink Moon" which looks at Drake from a different viewpoint. But this coffee table-sized book is quite possibly the last word on who Nick Drake was. But the bottom line, which his sister admits, is that no one really new the real Nick Drake.

The combination of first-hand accounts, diary entries, letters, Drake's handwritten lyrics, and a number of unseen photos is the real meat of this book. The essays are, by and large, insightful and add to the depth of the book, but it's Drake's family's observations that bring Nick Drake closer to our understanding him--if that's even possible. Drake was so withdrawn that communicating with him was at times frustrating or impossible. This book brings us as close as any of us will ever be to who Drake was.

Also worth reading is "Nick Drake: The Pink Moon Files", by Jason Creed, who published a fanzine (now defunct) with all things Drake that lasted for a few years. This book is a collection of many of the best pieces from that fanzine, and is a good, personal (from many viewpoints) picture of Drake as remembered by those who knew him. Included are interviews and period reviews of Drake's music and other viewpoints--which taken together--paints a pretty good picture of Nick Drake at various stages of his life. This isn't just some fawning look at Drake aimed at a narrow demographic of Drake followers. It's an effort to place his music in some kind of perspective with nicely written, intelligent, and informative essays which Creed has woven together. If you're reading this review of "Remembered..." you're probably already familiar with Creed's fanzine and/or book, but just in case you're not, I thought I'd (hopefully) make more people aware of this good collection of well written articles.
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5.0 su 5 stelle A Muted Life 1 febbraio 2016
Di James E. Carruth - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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Nick Drake is a singular talent. His three studio albums, plus the compilation Time of No Reply exhibit a talent for writing, singing, playing and arranging that has stood the test of time. They are well loved and listened to today because they were perfectly crafted to begin with. Classics.

I don’t pretend to understand Nick’s mental illness, though I have suffered from depression myself for a good deal of my adult life. His father Rodney’s diary of Nick’s last three years is as heartbreaking as it is illuminating for all who make a study of Nick’s life, as many of Nick’s fans do. This chapter is the main reason I bought the book. It is a real gift for those seeking insight into Nick’s life. Exposing such deeply personal information shows the level of bravery his sister Gabrielle was willing to go to in putting out this book, which was clearly a labor of love.

The only real insight I got into depression came from an interview with author Gary Renard, who suffered from depression from the time he was 14 to well into his adult years. He said that he didn’t think depressing thoughts because he was depressed, rather, it was the other way around. He was depressed because of the type of “junk thoughts” he was thinking all the time.

Combining mindfulness and carefully watching my thoughts and triggers, I’ve been able to avoid negative thoughts that naturally arise, and stay away from thinking that leads me back into depression. Of course, applying this to Nick’s situation would be an unfair simplification. Nick’s depression ran very deep, and I am not convinced that practicing mindfulness would have saved him. Helped him? Probably. Saved him? I am not so sure. From reading Rodney’s diary, they certainly did everything they possibly could to help Nick.

Had Nick lived through this difficult time to produce more music, he might have looked back on his early work as his blue period. As beautiful and engaging as his albums are, they have a sort of muted quality about them, which is why I think some critics described his music as depressing, which I never agreed with. But they do have a quality of Nick holding something back. Like joy, for instance.

I can’t help but wonder what his music would have been like had he been able to shed his demons and just let himself run naked and wild (musically speaking) through the beautiful English countryside he grew up in, and sang about what a joy it was to simply be alive.

This book, like Nick’s music, is stunningly beautiful, a work of art in itself. But I find it sad at the same time.
4.0 su 5 stelle A wonderfully dense book of eclectic information and rare photographs 6 giugno 2017
Di jude - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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A wonderfully dense book of eclectic information and rare photographs. My only complaint is the types set is so tiny I had difficulty reading it, and they also they put an obnoxious accent over the letter "t" which created a lot of mechanical noise for me.
5.0 su 5 stelle The best book on the man very few really knew. Best Nick Drake book 1 marzo 2017
Di josh - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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The best book on Nick Drake. Full of letters, lyrics, family photos and magazine articles. The definitive for the fan of Nick Drake.
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5.0 su 5 stelle Great inside look into the world of Nick Drake 14 gennaio 2016
Di banyon boyd - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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Great inside look into the world of Nick Drake. HIGH QUALITY, Beautiful Book. If you're a fan do yourself a favor and pick this up, it's the only book you'll need on this incredible artist. Hard to put this one down.