Desert Island Discs Archive

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
25 Aug 2008

Desert Island Discs: Life is Sweet, Maria McKee

Maria McKee is best known for being the lead singer of Lone Justice, an alt-country band of the 1980s that had a small hit with “Shelter.” McKee herself had a No. 1 single in the UK with