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The Tide's Magnificence


bookset 2cd

Released: 23rd Feb 2018


comprising 26 songs across two CDs performed by nick drake’s mother and recorded on vintage tape recorders in mono by her husband - Rodney Drake - in the 1950s and 1960s, this deluxe, limited edition set comes with a 196 page hardback book including her poetry.

‘The Tide’s Magnificence’ collects together the complete poems and songs of Molly Drake, mother of Nick Drake. This sumptuously produced book is sure to be sought out by collectors. ‘The Tide’s Magnificence’ is a beautiful, full-colour 196 page hard back book containing 79 poems written by Molly Drake from 1935 until her death in 1993. “This is the missing link in the Nick Drake story.” - Joe Boyd.

The Tide's Magnificence


  1. Happiness
  2. Little Weaver Bird
  3. Cuckoo Time
  4. Love Isn’t Right
  5. Dream Your Dreams
  6. How Wild The Wind Blows
  7. What Can A Song Do To You?
  8. I Remember
  9. A Sound
  10. Ballad
  11. Woods In May
  12. Night Is My Friend
  13. Fine Summer Morning
  14. Set Me Free
  15. Breakfast At Bradenham Woods
  16. Never Pine For The Old Love
  17. Poor Mum
  18. Do You Ever Remember?
  19. The First Day
  20. Funny Little Tune
  21. Some Other Spring
  22. The Laugh Of The Year
  23. The Road To The Stars
  24. Oh To Be In England
  25. Lullaby
  26. The Oak And The Ash