Tracey Thorn - Molly Drake Songs (7" Vinyl)
A - How Wild The Wind Blows
B - Night Is My Friend
In the autumn of 2013 respected music journalist and broadcaster Pete Paphides approached Tracey Thorn to re-interpret a couple of songs by Molly Drake - the mother of revered folk singer-songwriter, Nick Drake - for a special BBC Radio 4 documentary he was making about her.
Brought together here on a special 7” pressing for Record Store Day 2014 in a sleeve designed by the acclaimed John Gilsenan (iWANTdesign) are Tracey’s handpicked choices for the documentary, ‘How Wild The Wind Blows’ and ‘Night Is My Friend’.
Tracey asked long-time partner and Everything But The Girl collaborator Ben Watt to accompany her in raw stripped back versions featuring only electric piano, guitar and vocal.