Five Leaves Left

Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1969 Ratings: #12 / 111
User Score
Based on 479 ratings
1969 Ratings: #7
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ThrowBackG
90

“Do you feel like a remnant
of something that's past?
Do you find things are moving
just a little too fast?
Do you hope to find new ways
of quenching your thirst?
Do you hope to find new ways
of doing better than your worst?”
-Nick Drake, Hazy Jane I

I think anyone can find enjoyment in Nick Drake’s music, but those with an old soul will gravitate to his work the most. It’s an isolating life. You aren’t inherently smarter than your contemporaries, you’re ... read more

MickyT
80

Nick Drakes debut album 'Five Leaves Left' is a very solid debut from the singer-songwriter, Nick takes you on a journey through a tracklist filled with emotive lyrics that I cant help but feel connected to and great instrumentals that range from being folk bliss to grand and gorgeous string arrangements that fit the melancholic style of Nick Drakes writing and performances. Despite it getting a little predictable this was a very enjoyable first experience with Nick Drake and a great debut from ... read more

morningsbell
86

This was released in the 60s... the 60s!

ciruelman
97

River Man is top 10 songs of all time,it was so beatiful that the first time i hear it, i drop a tear of how beautiful it was. The rest of the album is nearly on the same level of quality.

Kivi
NR

Best Nick Drake album. More pure than pretty much any piece of music ever made.

apolochaos
80

THATS SO HOT TF

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Track List

  1. Time Has Told Me
  2. River Man
  3. Three Hours
  4. Way to Blue
  5. Day Is Done
  6. Cello Song
  7. The Thoughts of Mary Jane
  8. Man in a Shed
  9. Fruit Tree
  10. Saturday Sun

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Added on: March 16, 2013