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500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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Nick Drake, 'Pink Moon'


Nick Drake, 'Pink Moon'
321/500

Island, 1972

Drake recorded his last album in a couple of nights, delivered the tapes to Island Records and checked himself into a psychiatric ward. If the music were as dark as the lyrics, it might be unlistenable. But Drake's soothing vocals and unadorned acoustic picking make Moon unfold with supernatural tenderness.


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