Nick Drake


Slow Dancer – “Poor Boy” (Nick Drake Cover)

Last year we let Slow Dancer’s sophomore record, In A Mood, pull us into one too. Now the Australian project fronted by Simon Okely is…
Sophie Israelsohn | February 22, 2018 - 11:12 am

Rostam – “Pink Moon” (Nick Drake Cover)

Last year, Rostam Batmanglij released his debut solo album, Half-Light, and he's taken the occasion to cover a few songs in the ensuing press cycle.
James Rettig | January 24, 2018 - 2:52 pm

Watch The Tallest Man On Earth Cover Nick Drake

Swedish folk singer Kristian Matsson, better known as the Tallest Man On Earth, has been spending the last few months working on a video series…
Peter Helman | September 29, 2017 - 6:57 pm

Amber Arcades – “Which Will” (Nick Drake Cover)

Nick Drake's "Which Will" is a spindly, fragile, meditative British folk classic, one of the best songs on Drake's eternally beloved 1972 album Pink Moon.
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2016 - 1:28 pm

First Authorized Nick Drake Biography Coming This Fall, Features Unreleased Music

Nick Drake made some truly beautiful music in his 26 years on earth, and it feels like his cult has grown every year since his…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2014 - 9:50 am

Darkside (Feat. Tamara) – “Things Behind The Sun” (Nick Drake Cover)

The spacey, proggy downtempo duo Darkside has two members, and it turns out that both of them are perfectly capable of putting together a satisfying,…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 9:20 am

Robyn Hitchcock – “Parasite” (Nick Drake Cover)

There's not much upside in covering a Nick Drake song, because there's not much that can be done to the songs to improve them. Frankly,…
Michael Nelson | March 8, 2013 - 11:26 am

AT&T Discovers Nick Drake

AT&T recently begun airing commercials featuring Nick Drake's "From The Morning" to advertise their nationwide cellular coverage. It's iffy for two reasons: Drake's song, from…
jessica | May 11, 2010 - 9:41 am

R.I.P. John Martyn

Acclaimed Scottish singer/songwriter John Martyn has passed away at age 60. The news was announced today on his site, though no details are given. Over…
Scott Lapatine | January 29, 2009 - 10:14 am

Forthcoming Nick Drake Tribute Features Vedder, Ledger, Grohl

According to, Jack Johnson's Brushfire Records is set to release a tribute to the posthumously adored British singer-songwriter, with turns from Eddie Vedder, Norah…
Amrit Singh | January 19, 2009 - 3:26 pm

The ‘Gum Drop Volume XII: Hear New Ida, Win New Nick Drake

This week's Drop found Ida harmonizing on "Lovers Prayers," the title track to their forthcoming seventh full-length, a series of, yup, prayers for and by…
Stereogum | November 14, 2007 - 3:48 pm

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #12

This week one lucky soul lands the limited-edition updated version of Nick Drake's 3-CD Fruit Tree box set, complete with the A Skin Too Few
Stereogum | November 13, 2007 - 2:32 pm

New Nick Drake Video – “Way To Blue”

This week sees another posthumous release (we're not complaining) from Nick Drake. Family Tree is a collection of remastered rarities rescued by the folk icon's…
Stereogum | July 12, 2007 - 11:05 am

Nick Drake – “Black Mountain Blues”

June sees another posthumous release from the Drake estate, the necessity of which is yours to argue but from which we have a taste nonetheless.
Stereogum | May 7, 2007 - 11:32 am

Christopher O’Riley Covers Nick Drake

Cover loving classical pianist Christopher O'Riley is set to release the fourth in his series of reinterpreting rock oriented arists; his first two records tackled…
Stereogum | March 2, 2007 - 2:02 pm