Desert Island Discs Archive

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
19 May 2008

Desert Island Discs: Honeymoon Suite – The Big Prize

Year Released: 1986 Top chart position: #61 Some albums stand the test of time. Abbey Road, for example, sounds as fresh as it did 35 years ago. Prince’s Purple Rain and its genre-bending blend of rock, funk