Time of No Reply

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Time of No Reply
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ReleasedMarch 1987 [1]
Recorded1967 – 1968, 1974
Genre Folk, folk rock
Label Hannibal
Producer Joe Boyd / various
Nick Drake chronology
Heaven in a Wild Flower
Time of No Reply
Way to Blue
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Time of No Reply is a 1987 compilation album featuring outtakes and alternative versions of songs by English folk singer Nick Drake. It was also included as the fourth disc of the 1987 version of the Nick Drake box set Fruit Tree .


Track listing

All songs written by Nick Drake, except "Been Smoking Too Long," by Robin Frederick.

  1. "Time of No Reply" – 2:52
  2. "I Was Made to Love Magic" – 3:08
  3. "Joey" – 3:04
  4. "Clothes of Sand" – 2:32
  5. "Man in a Shed" – 3:02
  6. "Mayfair" – 2:28
  7. "Fly" – 3:35
  8. "Thoughts of Mary Jane" – 3:42
  9. "Been Smoking Too Long" – 2:13
  10. "Strange Meeting II" – 3:32
  11. "Rider on the Wheel" – 2:30
  12. "Black Eyed Dog" – 3:20
  13. "Hanging on a Star" – 2:42
  14. "Voice from the Mountain" – 3:40



The Island executive who compiled the Family Tree collection indicated plans to remaster Time of No Reply (which was not originally released on Island, but on Hannibal Records), with a different track listing. This became Made to Love Magic . [3]

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  1. Drake, Gabrielle, Nick Drake: Remembered For A While, Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
  2. Allmusic review
  3. "The Nick Drake CD Remasters: an interview with Cally" . Retrieved 17 July 2008.