Pink Moon, A Story About Nick Drake by Gorm Henrik Rasmussen,Bent Sørensen

By Gorm Henrik Rasmussen,Bent Sørensen

initially written in Danish in 1980, red Moon used to be the 1st biography of Nick Drake, and is still the one one to incorporate particular interviews with the singer's mom and dad, Rodney and Molly Drake. during this new, considerably up-to-date version, to be had in English for the 1st time, writer and poet Gorm Henrik Rasmussen unearths extra from his visits to the Drakes of their domestic a ways Leys - the 1st, simply 5 years after the loss of life in their bothered son.

Rasmussen contains new interviews with Nick's neighbors and collaborators plus extracts taken from his eight-year correspondence with the Drakes, and from mobile conversations he had with Rodney each month over 4 years.

Full of intimate aspect in regards to the final 3 years of Nick's existence spent at his adolescence domestic, crimson Moon - a narrative approximately Nick Drake is a private, unique, and relocating retelling of the lifestyles, demise, and posthumous upward push of a poet and guitarist who used to be surprisingly unsuited for his personal time, and is extra renowned now than he ever was once in lifestyles.

Gorm Henrik Rasmussen (b. 1955) is a poet residing in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has released novels, brief tales, poems, and works of non-fiction. His matters contain eccentrics and weird locations of the northern a part of Jutland, the place he used to be born and raised. He has acquired a number of literary awards from The Danish Arts origin and The Danish Arts Council.

"...constructs the tale of Drake’s existence with insights from those that knew him best... Rasmussen writes elegantly in regards to the tune, whereas his specific account of the final years of Drake’s lifestyles are sensitively dealt with. through the tip of this e-book, Rasmussen has breathed new existence into his topic and his music."
Mark Blake, Mojo journal

"A tale within which immediately biographical bits are interwoven with skillfully composed, extrapolated scenes ... lovers will locate it an outstanding spouse publication to Drake’s song, and rock enthusiasts will benefit from the author’s severe, own try and get intimate together with his icon."
Douglas Lord, Library magazine

'Gorm tells the tale with nice figuring out of Nick and his artwork. He has to be credited with writing the 1st booklet approximately Nick, and doubtless the simplest one too. Like Nick's personal works, it used to be unappreciated for lots of years.. now that its fact and magic are printed, it merits to discover a wider viewers and should unquestionably convey pride to all those that desire to recognize the true Nick Drake a bit better.'
Jason Creed, Pynk Moon fanzine

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