POCKET LINT’S ‘Mark H’ selects his ‘DESERT ISLAND ALBUM.’

WOW, how do you condense a lifetime’s listening to one album? This is the question that runs around my head as I sit at my computer. There are so many sides to my music tastes. So many great albums and so many forgotten classics. Can I really ever hope to live without Magazine’s Second-hand Daylight?…

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KELLY KINTNER’S DESERT ISLAND ALBUM

WHEN I think about a desert island scenario, I’d want an album with a little bit of everything and lots of parts. This album by Blood, Sweat & Tears, ‘Child is Father to the Man,’ makes me feel something across many spectrums. I am constantly fascinated to my core with the musicianship and writing. I…

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MY DESERT ISLAND ALBUM: LEIGH THOMAS

ASSUMING I was stranded on a desert island, not by my own choice, and could be in possession of one album only, I would want an album that I could totally get lost in. I would want an album that echoes my situation and makes me feel comfortable with being removed and isolated from the…

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OUR desert island album: distant images

WE really thought about an album that was important to both of us and that we would choose if we were stuck on a desert island. Choosing one album is such a difficult task. We went back and forth and considered Pink Floyd and Kate Bush who are artists that really inspire us, but an…

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‘My Desert Island Album,’ By FENDAHLENE’S Ashley Hurst

WHEN I was contacted to contribute my thoughts about my ‘Desert Island Album,’ the first thought was, “why can I only take one?” Of course, one would not likely be travelling with half their record collection when disaster struck. What album would I have on me in such situations? My current ‘can’t get it out…

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Mikey J’s ‘Desert Island Album’

GROWING up on an island which is mostly desert, I have a massive range of albums that I could choose from to take with me to a smaller desert island to keep me sane! But being an absolute Beatles ‘nuffy’ there’s one that I think would make for perfect accompaniment — 1968’s The Beatles, affectionately…

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My ‘Desert Island Album’ with Royal Chant’s, Mark Spence

SO, dispensing with the usual caveat that this is of course an impossible task, we have decided to reach into our overhead luggage as the plane goes down to grab R.E.M.’s ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ to keep us company as we await death or rescue from our barren rock in the middle of the ocean. There’s…

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PETE POET and his New Year’s Day DESERT ISLAND ALBUM

THIS album already feels like it has been my desert island disc! I listened to it on a loop back in the days when I moved to Rome. It kicks off with a grimy horn and guitar and riff. “Hang on St. Christopher on the passenger side. Open it up and now the devil can…

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Joe Adhemar’s (Christmas Day) Desert Island Album

SPIRIT OF EDEN – Talk Talk – 1997 Remaster THIS album got its first listen by me around 2007, so I was a late adopter. It’s one of those albums that just hasn’t ever been given much consideration in the TOP 100’s of music journalists over the years. Why? I think it’s because Mark Hollis,…

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MY DESERT ISLAND ALBUM: Daniel Tidwell

LONDON PEAKY invites a different musician each week to select the one album that would accompany them to their desert island. Today, from Central Alabama USA, please welcome Daniel Tidwell. I GAVE this a ton of thought, and perhaps even overthought the question a bit. At first, I was going to go with ‘A Slight…

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