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Nick Drake – Bryter Layter

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  • Bryter Layter, recorded in 1970 and released in March 1971,[1] is the second of three albums by British singer/songwriter Nick Drake.

    Like Five Leaves Left, the album contains no unaccompanied songs: Drake was accompanied by part of the British folk rock group Fairport Convention and John Cale from The Velvet Underground, as well as Beach Boys musicians Mike Kowalski and Ed Carter. Arranger Robert Kirby claims that Drake intended the instrumentals to evoke Pet Sounds. Initially scheduled for release in November 1970, with UK promotional copies being sent out at the time, dissatisfaction with the artwork meant that the album was held over into the New Year.

    Mojo called the album "Certainly the most polished of his catalogue". Alternative Press called it "[one] of the most beautiful and melancholy albums ever recorded".

    David Hepworth described "At the Chime of a City Clock" as "the perfect soundtrack for the dispensing of a cup of tea in a polysytrene cup, marrying sound and image in a way that made me unsure whether I was watching a commercial or actually in a commercial."

    Andrew Means of the Melody Maker wrote on 13 March 1971 that "This is a difficult album to come to any firm conclusion on. For one thing the reaction it produced depends very much on the mood of the listener. It's late-night coffee'n'chat music. Them tracks are all very similar - quiet, gentle and relaxing. Nick Drake sends his voice skimming smoothly over the backing."

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  • Artist: Nick Drake
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: Europe
    Genre: Pop & Rock
    Style: Folk Rock
  • A1 Introduction
    A2 Hazey Jane Ii
    A3 At The Chime Of A City Clock
    A4 One Of These Things First
    A5 Hazey Jane I
    B1 Bryter Layter
    B2 Fly
    B3 Poor Boy
    B4 Northern Sky
    B5 Sunday