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Pink Moon (album) by Nick Drake

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Pink Moon
Pink Moon by Nick Drake (1972)
Overall rank: 62nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 1,463 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 5 albums of 1972 (3rd)
Award Top 20 albums of the 1970s (16th)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (62nd)

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Pink Moon is ranked as the best album by Nick Drake.

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Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 1,463 votes)
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75/100
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75/100
I think this album beautifully captures the emotion it supposed to, but I think this album really isn't for every mood. I got excited when I heard the piano in the first song, cause I'm a big fan of combining acoustic guitar and grand piano.. then I was disapointed a little.. anyway I like it, I think this fella's got real guitar skill, but on the other hand it's rated a little too high imho.
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70/100
From mdbaxter
A good album with some great songs but I feel as though it may be a bit overrated because of his tragic death. Nick was certainly a master guitarist and his vocal delivery on this album is very nice. Place To Be and From The Morning are the best songs in my opinion.
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Rating:  
90/100
From Aaron98
This album feels like I'm drowning in sorrow, and I love it. It may seem short being a little under 30 minutes, but for what this album goes for, it's just the perfect length. For literally only having guitar and vocals on everything except the title track, which has piano as well as guitar and vocals, it's down right heart wrenching and captivating. It's not as heart wrenching as something like 'Carrie and Lowell' by Sufjan Stevens, but it's dang close. I hope someday Nick Drake gets more recognition, and it's genuinely sad that he passed away at the age of 26. This album feels very personal, beutiful, raw and heavy on emotion, but it hits ya hard on dem heart strings.
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85/100
Nick Drake's most praised album consists of abstract and obscure songs, in this period of time, Nick was intensally dissappointed with his failing attempt at the charts, and in this moment was just making music for himself. I personally prefer his two previous albums, but this is a testament of one's mind, in his final years.
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95/100
Not recommended for kids parties.
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95/100
One of the most important albums of my life. Lost my virginity to the opening 4 songs. I remember laying down with my boyfriend in the middle of the night and hearing Things Behind the Sun playing softly in the background and feeling this immense, timeless, cosmic sense of both togetherness and loneliness. Most intimate I've felt in my life. Thank you Nick.
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90/100
From Graeme2
Always preferred his first album. But playing this for the first time in a while I may have to re evaluate. Things behind the sun is hairs stand up incredible.
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100/100
Beautiful melodies, amazing lyrics, soothing voice. Masterpiece.
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95/100
Nick delivers timeless soul-crushing tunes of sadness all by himself right before going off the deep end. 10/10
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Almost a perfect album, this is solo acoustic music at its finest.
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Best Albums of 1972
1. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
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