Desert Island Discs Archive

9 Jun 2008

Desert Island Discs: In My Tribe, 10,000 Maniacs

By 1987 I had begun branching out and taking some risks in my musical tastes. I was in college — that’s what you’re supposed to do. Some experiments didn’t work out — I still kick myself for
2 Jun 2008

Desert Island Discs: Thriller, Michael Jackson

Year Released: 1982 Top chart position: #1 People find it hard to believe that at one time, Michael Jackson was cool. Nowadays, the self-appointed “King of Pop” has no kingdom to rule; his last disc, Invincible, sold
26 May 2008

Desert Island Discs: Pink Moon – Nick Drake

Year Released: 1972 Top chart position: n/a I pride myself in knowing the hidden gems in music – the best-kept secrets, the unknown legends. Imagine my surprise and embarrassment when I heard Nick Drake for the first