| May 24, 2004|
24 May 2004
Folk music, Folk rock
Joe Boyd / Various
| Nick Drake albums, Folk music albums|
Made to Love Magic is a 2004 compilation album of out-takes and remixed tracks by English singer/songwriter Nick Drake. It is notable for featuring a previously unreleased solo acoustic version of "River Man", dating from early 1968, and the song "Tow the Line", a previously unheard song from Drake's final session in July 1974. The compilation reached #27 on the UK Albums Chart.
All songs are written by Nick Drake.
- "Rider on the Wheel"
- "River Man"
- "Thoughts of Mary Jane"
- "Hanging on a Star"
- "Three Hours"
- "Clothes of Sand"
- "Time of No Reply"
- "Black Eyed Dog"
- "Tow the Line"
NotesTracks 1, 4, 5, 9 & 12 are stereo remasters from Time of No Reply
Track 2 is "I Was Made to Love Magic" from Time of No Reply, sped-up, with a posthumously added string arrangement by Robert Kirby
Tracks 3 and 6 are Cambridge-era dorm demos (Spring 1968)
Track 7 is a different take than the version originally released on Time of No Reply (July 1974)
Track 8 is a different take than the version originally released on Five Leaves Left featuring Rebop Kwaku Baah on congas (March 1969)
Track 10 is a remastered version of "Voice from the Mountain" from Time of No Reply
Track 11 has a posthumously added string arrangement by Robert Kirby
Track 13 is possibly the last song Drake ever committed to tape (July 1974)
Nick Drake performs vocals and acoustic guitar on all songs, except where indicated otherwise.
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