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Nick Drake (I) (1948–1974)

Fabled singer/songwriter who only recorded three albums in his short lifetime. "Five Leaves Left" rightly brought him acclaim from the folk crowd, although the exquisite arrangements on follow-up "Bryter Layter" received surprisingly stilted attention upon release. Nick became disillusioned with the music scene due to this lack of recognition (... See full bio »

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 2014/I The Bag Man (performer: "Day Is Done") / (writer: "Day Is Done")
 2014/I Barefoot (performer: "Pink Moon") / (writer: "Pink Moon")
  Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- All Aboard Who's Coming Aboard (2013) ... (performer: "Time Has Told Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time Has Told Me" - uncredited)
 2013 How I Live Now (lyrics: "Which Will") / (music: "Which Will") / (performer: "Which Will")
 2013 Le Week-End (lyrics: "Pink Moon", "Road") / (music: "Pink Moon", "Road") / (performer: "Road")
 2012 Something in the Air (performer: "Know") / (writer: "Know")
 2011 Hunky Dory (writer: "Cello Song")
  Misfits (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... (performer: "Saturday Sun" - uncredited) / (writer: "Saturday Sun" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (performer: "Day Is Done" - uncredited)
 2010/I The Way (performer: "Pink Moon")
 2009 The Blind Side (writer: "Cello Song")
 2009 FlashForward (TV Series) (1 episode)
- White to Play (2009) ... ("Place to Be", uncredited)
 2009 Bandslam (performer: "Road") / (writer: "Road")
 2008 The Swimsuit Issue (writer: "Fly")
 2008 Seven Pounds (performer: "One of These Things First") / (writer: "One of These Things First")
 2008 La belle personne (performer: "Way To the Blue", "Fly", "Day Is Done", "Northern Sky") / (writer: "Way To the Blue", "Fly", "Day Is Done", "Northern Sky")
 2008 Vice (performer: "Time Has Told Me") / (writer: "Time Has Told Me")
 2008 What Just Happened (performer: "Poor Boy") / (writer: "Poor Boy")
 2006 Deep Water (Documentary) (performer: "Cello Song") / (writer: "Cello Song")
 2006 The Lake House (performer: "Pink Moon" (1971), "Time Has Told Me" (1968)) / (writer: "Pink Moon" (1971), "Time Has Told Me" (1968))
 2006 Driving Lessons (performer: "Pink Moon") / (writer: "Pink Moon")
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Cost Dad the Election (2005) ... (performer: "Time Has Told Me") / (writer: "Time Has Told Me")
 2005 Nearing Grace (performer: "Time Has Told Me") / (writer: "Time Has Told Me")
 2005 Fever Pitch (performer: "Northern Sky" (1970)) / (writer: "Northern Sky" (1970))
 2004 Garden State (performer: "One of These Things First" (1970)) / (writer: "One of These Things First" (1970))
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Fly") / (writer: "Fly" - as Nicholas Rodney Drake)
 2002 My Name Is Tanino (performer: "Cello Song") / (writer: "Cello Song")
 2002 Oysters at Nam Kee's (writer: "River Man")
 2002 True Dreams ("Cello Song")
 2002 The Good Girl (performer: "Black Eyed Dog" (1986), "Cello Song" (1969)) / (writer: "Black Eyed Dog" (1986), "Cello Song" (1969))
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (performer: "Fly") / (writer: "Fly")
 2001 Serendipity (performer: "Northern Sky") / (writer: "Black Eyed Dog", "Northern Sky")
 2001 Me Without You (performer: "Cello Song" (1969)) / (writer: "Cello Song" (1969))
 2001/I Crush (performer: "One of These Things First", "Cello Song") / (writer: "One of These Things First", "Cello Song")
 2001 Things Behind the Sun (performer: "Things Behind the Sun") / (writer: "Things Behind the Sun")
 2000 Young Americans (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Free Will (2000) ... ("Pink Moon", "Place to Be")
  Opposite Sex (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- The Drug Episode (2000) ... (performer: "Hazey Jane 2") / (writer: "Hazey Jane 2")
 1999 Ratcatcher (performer: "Cello Song") / (writer: "Cello Song")
 1998 Practical Magic (performer: "Black Eyed Dog") / (writer: "Black Eyed Dog")
 1998 Hideous Kinky (writer: "Road")
 1998 Speak Like a Child (performer: "Saturday Sun") / (writer: "Saturday Sun")
 1998 Dad Savage (performer: "Day is Done") / (writer: "Day is Done")
 1997 Shooting Stars (performer: "Saturday Sun") / (writer: "Saturday Sun")
 1997 Dream with the Fishes (performer: "River Man") / (writer: "River Man")
 1995 Kicking and Screaming (performer: "Time of No Reply") / (writer: "Time of No Reply")
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Other Works:

Album: 'Pink Moon' (1972) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Personal Quote:

If my music ever did anything to one single person, it would be worth it. See more »


Died from an overdose of the anti-depressant Tryptizol. The coroner ruled his death a suicide, but this was staunchly disputed by family and friends. See more »


Withdrawn and mysterious persona, contributing to his being posthumously viewed as "tragic romantic" See more »

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