Requiem for a record label
Although not billed as a limited edition the fate of the newly released 'Klaus Tennstedt: the great EMI recordings' must surely be a racing certainty. There can be no reason not to buy it today for around £25 unless every one of the fourteen CDs, which includes Ein deutsches Requiem, is already in your collection. While in France I read the recently published 'Nick Drake: the Pink Moon Files', a compendium of writing about Nick edited by Jason Creed. The subject of the 1975 obituary by David Sandison quoted below may have been an English folk rock singer, however the message is both timeless and universal.
But in a world full of bullshit, hype, and glittery horrors with the talent of dead oxen and the integrity of starving rats, Nick Drake was a man of sincerity, an artist of tremendous calibre and one of the few entitled to be called unique. But what the hell do they care?Also on Facebook and Twitter. Any copyrighted material on these pages is included as "fair use", for the purpose of study, review or critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s). Report broken links, missing images and errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk