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April 1, 2020 1:19 AM   Subscribe

British folkies Katherine Priddy, Jon Wilks, Lucas Drinkwater, Jon Nice and Knees Thompson have just collaborated (remotely, of course) on this cover of Nick Drake's Northern Sky. It's quite the loveliest thing I've heard all week.
posted by Paul Slade (9 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite
 
(Apologies to Mr Drinkwater: I've just realised he spells his first name with a "k".)
posted by Paul Slade at 1:23 AM on April 1


Knees Thompson really rocks that joint.
posted by From Bklyn at 1:30 AM on April 1 [1 favorite]


Thank you for this. I find I've become so sensitive to tenderness these days, just undone by anything soft and caring. This is a very tender thing.
posted by deadtrouble at 5:23 AM on April 1 [1 favorite]


After listening to this twice, I relaxed so much that I involuntarily took a deep, shuddering breath. Wasn't expecting that.

Thanks for sharing.
posted by toastedbeagle at 6:10 AM on April 1


nice take.

the original in case you haven't heard it ... which I happened to find myself listening to yesterday, the mp3s on shuffle.
posted by philip-random at 8:22 AM on April 1


Oh, I just have something in my eye...
posted by PhineasGage at 8:59 AM on April 1


Lovely and chill (while simultaneously heartwarming)!
posted by ldthomps at 12:24 PM on April 1


Split screen folk is becoming a thing, here are Jackie Oates and John Spiers
posted by doiheartwentyone at 3:02 PM on April 1


Thanks so much for sharing. I am often too invested in the original voice to be able to enjoy a new version of a song, but this was lovely and very moving, plus it made me think of listening to some Nick Drake to help fall asleep.
posted by dawg-proud at 6:11 PM on April 1


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