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What are your 'Desert Island Discs'?


What are your 'Desert Island Discs'?

Hey everyone!


So being a fairly new moderator on the community I thought it would be a good to get an idea of what music everyone enjoys. 


What better way than to pick your desert island discs?


So it's pretty simple, you are stranded on a desert island with a working CD player- which 5 albums do you have with you? (No greatest hits or compilations!!)


To keep with the 'Desert Island Discs' theme, choose 1 book and 1 luxury item too. 


I'll start us off...


5 Albums

Stereophonics – You Gotta Go There To Come Back

Jamie T – Panic Prevention

Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head

M83 – Hurry Up We're Dreaming

Sigur Ros – Takk...


1 Book

'I Am Legend' by Richard Matheson 

1 Luxury Item

Ray-Ban Aviators 😉


Looking forward to seeing everyone elses!


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5 Albums

The Bluetones – Science And Nature

Eels – Electro-Shock Blues

The National – High Violet

Counting Crows – August & Everything After

David Bowie – Hunky Dory


1 Book

'On the Road' - Jack Kerouac

1 Luxury Item

Some kind of pen/pencil and something to write on


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This is going to be interesting! 🙂 

One of the best (in my opinion) Coldplay albums there Greg! 


5 Albums

Imagine Dragons – Night Visions (I think this is possibly my favourite album of all time)

Youngblood Hawke – Youngblood Hawke (Makes me happy haha) 

The British IBM – the British IBM (Best I live in hope David might rescue us haha)

Milo Greene – Milo Greene (Just for chilling in the sunset)

10 Years – Feeding The Wolves (For a little bit of modern rock)


1 Book

Gotta be To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

1 Luxury Item

Its gotta be Monopoly (if it wasn't just me) - Got to pass the time somehow!

Otherwise, suncream might be nice haha!



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This is a tough one, but, here we go...


Foo Fighters – The Colour And The Shape

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Red Hot Chili Peppers – By The Way

The Streets – Original Pirate Material

Basement Jaxx – Rooty




How to survive on a desert island.. (By anyone that knows what their doing)


Luxury Item


A boat with a sail & a sat nav..


5 Albums

Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
Mount Eerie – Lost Wisdom
Broken Social Scene – You Forgot It In People

Sun Kil Moon - Admiral Fell Promises (not on Spotify, but this track is: Sun Kil Moon (Admiral Fell Promises) – Alesund)

Radiohead - In Rainbows (again, not on Spotify. Here's one of the tracks: Radiohead – Bodysnatchers)


1 Book



1 Luxury Item



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5 Albums

Pink Floyd- Wishyouwerehere

Prefuse 73- The '92 Vs 02' Collection

Red Hot Chili Peppers- Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Rolling Stones- 40 Licks

Jamie T- Panic Prevention


1 Book

Perks of being a wallflower- Stephan Chbosky

1 Luxury Item

Complete Where's Wally collection.




Cousin out. x


5 Albums

Kings Of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds

The National – Boxer

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Damn The Torpedoes


1 Book

'A Tale of Two Cities' by Charles Dickens 

1 Luxury Item

If we're on a desert island...sunscreen. 



5 Shiny Awesome Discs of Pure Wonder-


Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Smashing Pumpkins- Melancholy and The Infinite Sadness

Mars Volta - Deloused In The Comatorium

Zero 7 - When It Falls

Helios - Eingya



On The Road - Jack Kerouac


Luxury Item-


A drum kit (useful and fun)


A video camera (if rechargable)


A soft bed (soft)


This is really tough!


5 albums

The Incredible String Band – The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter

Steve Reich – Phases

J Dilla (aka Jay Dee) – Donuts

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced

Broadcast – The Noise Made By People


1 book

Survival guide by Ray Mears


1 luxury item

Indestructable, always in tune piano.

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The British IBM – the British IBM 

Album of the century. 

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Peter wrote:

The British IBM – the British IBM 

Album of the century. 

❤️ Number 1 fan haha!



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5 albums
British Sea Power – The Decline Of British Sea Power

Radiohead – OK Computer

Neutral Milk Hotel – In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

The Flaming Lips – At War With The Mystics


1 book
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid - Douglas Hofstadter


1 luxury item

An endless amount of pens and paper

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The Decemberists – Castaways and Cutouts

Sigur Ros – Takk...

Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Kings Of Convenience – Declaration Of Dependence

Paul Simon – Paul Simon






Luxury item:


My girlfriend. We're there for a while. Though, she might not be so enthusiastic about me dragging her into it.

5 Albums

Glenn Gould – Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (1981 Recording)

Elisabeth Leonskaja – Chopin : Nocturnes

Reuben – Racecar is Racecar Backwards

Sage Francis – Road Tested: Live 2003-2005

Led Zeppelin - III


1 Book


Everyone Loves You When You're Dead by Neil Strauss


1 Luxury Item

A Gerber Multi-Tool

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5 Albums:
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium
Portugal. The Man - In The Mountain In The Cloud
Mando Diao - Ode To Ochrasy
Oasis - The Masterplan
Kraftklub - Mit K

The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
or The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Luxury Item:
My Harman-Kardon Speakers for a better sound 😉


1 Book

'I Am Legend' by Richard Matheson 


Hey Greg!  


A very short book that one though - one of my favourites and on my shelf - but rather short.  I would pick 'Job - a comedy of justice' by Robert Heinlein for my book.




Bowie - Low

Prodiy - Jilted Generation


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