APC’S ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM’

THE good old, ‘stranded on an island’ question. So, I have one record to choose from? Hmmmm, almost anyone who likes music and art is going to struggle here, right? This is hard for me; I like everything from Slayer to Curtis Mayfield. I know it has to be something that ROCKS, but is it…

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MY DESERT ISLAND ALBUM: TRACY CLOUD

NEEDLESS to say, picking only one desert island album was a fun challenge for sure! I mentally went through my top twenty choices and thought, how am I ever going decide? Some of my top choices were already taken as expected. I must mention that the finalists included selections from The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Grateful…

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MY DESERT ISLAND ALBUM: MATTHEW STEVENS

WHENEVER I’m struggling there’s a place I go to in my head. It’s just me. I’m alone with my thoughts and emotions, pondering what’s going on, trying to put things back into place: to be content; to be happy; to be at peace. It’s my own mental desert island, I suppose. In an ideal world…

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ANNIKA JAYNE’S, ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM’

I WAS asked to write a review about the one album I’d take with me if I were to go to a desert island. And yet, to have to pick one album only seems to be an impossible task. This scenario didn’t come up the first time – it remains a popular question on Twitter….

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MARTIN JONATHAN’S ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM’

WHEN I was first asked to choose one album I could take with me to a desert island, I thought: “My god! Where do I begin?!!” I thought I’d go off piste and pick a comedy album. It would be Derek & Clive Ad Nauseam. I can listen to it over and over. But maybe…

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MARKHAM’S ‘DESERT ISLAND DISC’

I’M a massive procrastinator and so decisiveness is not my strongest point. Choosing an album to take to a desert island? Well, that’s going to cause me some problems. I was born in the mid-1950s and grew up with all the fine music from the 1960s and early 1970s. I was around when the Beatles…

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NICK HUDSON’S ‘DESERT ISLAND DISC’

LET’S preface this by stating that the notion of being consigned to a desert island sits very comfortably with me – I’m a fan of solitude; I seek it out, require it in abundance.  So I’m unfairly advantaged re: the assigned task.  The other thing is, though, that I also rather like silence.  I think…

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‘Yana’s’ Desert Island Album

TO choose one album to take with you to a desert island seems like an almost impossible task. Especially for somebody like myself who loves music more than anything. I narrowed the selection down to a few key albums I keep going back to and finally chose the one: Sunshowers by J Eoin. J Eoin…

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ERIC LINDEN’S ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM’

I REMEMBER exactly where I was standing the first time I heard ‘The Lemonheads.’ I was in my best friend’s living room, eight feet away from the TV.  I remember we were waiting for our drummer to arrive so we could start band practice. We were watching an MTV special promoting The Coneheads movie. Every…

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NIGEL BROWN’S ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM.’

MY answer to the impossible to answer question? Well, I’ve thought about this long and hard and in the end, the one album I have probably played the most and still enjoy after countless listens is ‘Abbey Road’ by The Beatles. The Beatles, as for millions of people, have always been one of my most…

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