Nick Drake Bryter Layter 180g LP
Nick Drake Bryter Layter 180g LP
Genre: Folk
Label: Universal
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Nick Drake Bryter Layter 180g LP

Nick Drake

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UNILP73475
UPC:
602537347551

180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl!
Re-mastered by John Wood at Abbey Road Studios From Original 40-year Old Analogue Master Tapes!

An Authentic Reproduction of the 1970 First Pressing with Original Textured Sleeve! Plus Limited Time Bonus Voucher with a Choice of Download Formats, Including High Definition 24 Bit & Dubbed from Disc!

The album is an exact replica of the original 1970 release: It is pressed on heavyweight audiophile vinyl, and remastered from 'near' original master tapes by the album's original engineer John Wood. For although the original tapes were unusable, John Wood had made a safety copy of the album in 1970 and it is from this that the new album has been struck.

Recent vinyl pressings of Bryter Layter have been poor quality, illegal counterfeits; this edition is as close to an original pressing as it is possible to get. Original copies change hands for high collectors prices.

After crafting a debut album full of beauteous, somber chamber-folk, Nick Drake pulled something of an about-face with the follow-up, Bryter Layter. With a bright, sparkling production and orchestrations that occasionally border on Easy Listening, the framework is light and airy where Five Leaves Left was dark and foreboding. The key, however, is that Drake's artfully expressed inner turmoil peeks through at every turn in the lyrics and in his understated-but-heartfelt vocal delivery.

"At the Chime of a City Clock" finds Drake facing existential despair at every turn, despite an almost-lugubrious string arrangement. Perhaps the crucial moment of Bryter Layter occurs on "Poor Boy", where female backing vocalists literally mock the singer's anguished laments. Clearly, for as much as Drake's heart and soul were bared in every note of his music, he was self-aware enough to know that his disillusioned-romantic view of the world was one that put him on the fringes of society. Of course, some 25 years later, his early-1970s work would find a much wider audience, even though the initial era of the sensitive singer/songwriter had long since passed.

Features

  • 180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl
  • Re-Mastered by John Wood at Abbey Road Studios
  • Re-mastered from Original 40-year old Analogue Master Tapes
  • Pressed in Germany
  • Authentic Reproduction of the 1970 First Pressing with Original Textured Sleeve
  • Limited Time Bonus Voucher with a Choice of Download Formats, Including High Definition 24 Bit & Dubbed from Disc

Musicians

Nick Drake vocals, guitar
Richard Thompson guitar
Dave Pegg bass
Ed Carter bass
Dave Mattacks drums
Mike Kowalski drums
Paul Harris piano
Chris McGregor piano
Ray Warleigh alto saxophone, flute
Lyn Dobson flute
Pat Arnold backing vocals
Doris Troy backing vocals
John Cale viola, harpsichord, celeste, piano, organ

Selections

Side I:

  1. Introduction
  2. Hazey Jane II
  3. At The Chime Of The City Clock
  4. One Of These Things First
  5. Hazey Jane I

Side II:

  1. Bryter Layter
  2. Fly
  3. Poor Boy
  4. Northern Sky
  5. Sunday
Description

180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl!
Re-mastered by John Wood at Abbey Road Studios From Original 40-year Old Analogue Master Tapes!

An Authentic Reproduction of the 1970 First Pressing with Original Textured Sleeve! Plus Limited Time Bonus Voucher with a Choice of Download Formats, Including High Definition 24 Bit & Dubbed from Disc!

The album is an exact replica of the original 1970 release: It is pressed on heavyweight audiophile vinyl, and remastered from 'near' original master tapes by the album's original engineer John Wood. For although the original tapes were unusable, John Wood had made a safety copy of the album in 1970 and it is from this that the new album has been struck.

Recent vinyl pressings of Bryter Layter have been poor quality, illegal counterfeits; this edition is as close to an original pressing as it is possible to get. Original copies change hands for high collectors prices.

After crafting a debut album full of beauteous, somber chamber-folk, Nick Drake pulled something of an about-face with the follow-up, Bryter Layter. With a bright, sparkling production and orchestrations that occasionally border on Easy Listening, the framework is light and airy where Five Leaves Left was dark and foreboding. The key, however, is that Drake's artfully expressed inner turmoil peeks through at every turn in the lyrics and in his understated-but-heartfelt vocal delivery.

"At the Chime of a City Clock" finds Drake facing existential despair at every turn, despite an almost-lugubrious string arrangement. Perhaps the crucial moment of Bryter Layter occurs on "Poor Boy", where female backing vocalists literally mock the singer's anguished laments. Clearly, for as much as Drake's heart and soul were bared in every note of his music, he was self-aware enough to know that his disillusioned-romantic view of the world was one that put him on the fringes of society. Of course, some 25 years later, his early-1970s work would find a much wider audience, even though the initial era of the sensitive singer/songwriter had long since passed.

Features

  • 180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl
  • Re-Mastered by John Wood at Abbey Road Studios
  • Re-mastered from Original 40-year old Analogue Master Tapes
  • Pressed in Germany
  • Authentic Reproduction of the 1970 First Pressing with Original Textured Sleeve
  • Limited Time Bonus Voucher with a Choice of Download Formats, Including High Definition 24 Bit & Dubbed from Disc

Musicians

Nick Drake vocals, guitar
Richard Thompson guitar
Dave Pegg bass
Ed Carter bass
Dave Mattacks drums
Mike Kowalski drums
Paul Harris piano
Chris McGregor piano
Ray Warleigh alto saxophone, flute
Lyn Dobson flute
Pat Arnold backing vocals
Doris Troy backing vocals
John Cale viola, harpsichord, celeste, piano, organ

Selections

Side I:

  1. Introduction
  2. Hazey Jane II
  3. At The Chime Of The City Clock
  4. One Of These Things First
  5. Hazey Jane I

Side II:

  1. Bryter Layter
  2. Fly
  3. Poor Boy
  4. Northern Sky
  5. Sunday
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Folk
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Nick Drake
Title
Bryter Layter
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
Release Date
06-28-2013
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Expected On 06-09-2020
Format
Vinyl
EXPECT_ON
2020-06-09 00:00:00.000
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