Nick Drake Essay

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Nick Drake




Just when you think the shelf life has expired on Volkswagen's Cabrio ad, it resurfaces

with a vengeance. The commercial became an instant classic when it debuted last year

with its breezy, low-key portrayal of a midsummer night's ride with the top down under a

blanket of stars. You can almost hear the crackle of fireflies hitting the windshield.



But you don't. Instead, you hear a soft, soothing voice. The spare strumming of an

acoustic guitar. A simple melody full of wistful introspection. And so Nick Drake's "Pink

Moon" is introduced to a whole new generation.



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