Five Leaves Left

Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1969 Ratings: #11 / 96
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Based on 301 ratings
1969 Ratings: #8
Liked by 5 people
September 1, 1969 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island / Label
Folk, Folk Rock / Genres
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“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
This was released in the 60s... the 60s!
“Time has told me You're a rare, rare find
A troubled cure For a troubled mind”

From the very first lyrics to Nick’s entire discography we are given insight into his world. That the problems many of us are now aware he dealt with, didn’t simply appear out of nowhere

Nick, even at the youngest we hear from him, is an “old soul”, he’s been worn down by the continuous rain of life, slowly drenching his clothes, but on Five Leaves Left we still here that ... read more
I See A Beautiful Tree Outside.
Surely the best Drake, the most classic tunes on the one disc and the best balance between sparseness and embellishment out of his three long players.
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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