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Nick Drake was a British singer-songwriter who died by his own hand aged just 26 in November 1974.

He left behind three albums which were met with indifference at the time, but have since influenced countless contemporary artists from The Cure’s Robert Smith to Lucinda Williams, REM, Blur, Beck, Coldplay… and the list goes on.

Now, a tribute to the songs of Nick Drake is coming to Sydney and Melbourne, almost four decades since his death.

Joe Boyd, friend and former producer of Nick Drake
Scott Matthews, UK singer/songwriter, performing ‘From The Morning’, written by Nick Drake

Way to Blue: the songs of Nick Drake
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE Friday 11 November 2011
MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE Sunday 13, Monday 14 & Tuesday 15 November 2011