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Thread #126718 Message #2818455
Posted By: Will Fly
22-Jan-10 - 09:25 AM
Thread Name: Nick Drake - hype and reality
Subject: RE: Nick Drake - hype and reality
I don't for a minute think that the exaggerated opinion of ND by the music circus has anything to do with whether it's "folk" or not - and I don't doubt that NDs music speaks to many, many people who can empathise with it. Nothing wrong with, but I have the opinion that some of the comments made about his music's quality have been blown up - after his death, by the media - out of proportion. And, once again, I must point out that I am not accusing Nick Drake's music or Drake himself of hype - as implied, Trevor, in your last sentence. It's the disproportionate attitude - as demonstrated by The Culture Show clip I was talking about - that irritates.