It's official... The release of Nick Drake's Five Leaves Left has been cancelled: -
Dear Universal Music Customer,
Please accept our apologies, but we have been informed that the Pure Audio version of Nick Drake / Five Leaves Left will now not be commercially released and has been pulled completely from the release schedule.
Unfortunately we therefore need to cancel your order. If your payment method was Card you will not be charged, if PayPal was used you will be issued a full refund.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any problems, we apologise for any inconvenience caused
Customer Services Support
After receiving the above email, I then got this one: -
We have now processed your refund on order 33xxxxx.
A refund of £18.98 will be credited to your credit/debit card. Your refund should be credited back in the next 10 days but please allow up to 30 working days for your refund to appear.
We're sorry you decided not to go through with the order, but thanks for your interest anyway. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
I was not even given the opportunity to choose something else. The just sent me a refund and made it sound like it was my decision!!!