If you caught him last night or tonight in Cardiff, this is for you
Taken from one of the biggest selling CD albums of all time – Stars (1991). Single release in 1992
“Northern Sky” is a song from Nick Drake’s 1970 album Bryter Layter. The song, written in DADGDG tuning,features piano, organ and celesta, performed by former Velvet Underground member John Cale.
In 2004, the NME described the song as the “greatest English love song of modern times”. The Dream Academy’s 1985 world-wide hit single “Life in a Northern Town” was inspired by and in tribute to “Northern Sky”. The song was included on the soundtracks to the romantic comedies Serendipity (2000) and Fever Pitch (2005).
Just sublime as featured on today’s Bring the Noise, Ed Sheeran, acoustic with the A Team.