Today is my 18th birthday and I’m recovering from tonsillitis. 18 is one of those big years where you just reevaluate your life and honestly, I’m so happy with everything and everyone who has accompanied me on this journey, and I have such beautiful hopes for this year…
I drank my morning coffee to these songs from Nick Drake’s mother, Molly Drake, and it was the right way to start the day:
Squirrel Thing Recordings, the label behind the mysterious lost recordings of Connie Converse, is proud to announce the release of Molly Drake—a self-titled collection of never-before-heard songs recorded in the 1950’s at the Drake family home, and lovingly restored by Nick Drake’s engineer John Wood.
Connie Converse - Talkin’ Like You (Two Tall Mountains)
After writing goodbye letters to her friends and family, Elizabeth “Connie” Converse disappeared in 1974, leaving behind a haunting body of recorded music that would remain virtually unheard for the next 35 years. An album of her music entitled How Sad, How Lovely was released in 2009.