Desert Island Discs Archive

3 Aug 2012

Desert Island Discs: Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1 – George Michael

Poor George Michael has become an afterthought in pop music, an artifact from the 80s and 90s and a punchline to many jokes in a manner previously reserved for Michael Jackson, R. Kelly and Milli Vanilli. Besides
31 Mar 2011

Desert Island Discs: The Purple Tape, Lisa Loeb

I’ll be the first to admit that I had a huge crush on Lisa Loeb. In the grunge-filled 90s, she was a cool quirky girl who played guitar, her cat’s eye spectacles hiding an inner beauty that
6 Jan 2009

Desert Island Discs: Radiohead – The Bends

Like thousands of other music lovers, I, too, was entranced by the invasion of “Creep” by Radiohead in 1993. But like everyone else, I also became sick of it, and chalked Radiohead up to another post-grunge Nirvana