This is the first in a new series of posts about Tribute Songs. Featured songs might be tributes to a place, an artist, or a song or a combination of all three. I hope you enjoy the concept!
Our first tribute song manages to tie together our last two posts about Nick Drake/Elton John and The Stooges. I must say that finding a way to link these posts together is one my greatest achievements 🙂
To start things off we are going to listen to Nick Drake’s Northern Sky, an absolutely brilliant song that features John Cale on keyboards (yes…the very same John Cale that produced the Stooges first album). Here we go….
The brilliance of this song cannot be denied. It was recognized by New Music Express as the greatest English love song of the modern era and it inspired this incredible tribute by the The Dream Academy. Let me know what you think……