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Desert Island Discs

Discussion in 'Music genres, Bands and Artists' started by Mooger, Oct 31, 2003.

  1. I did a quick search for 'desert' and then 'desert island' and came up with nothing pertaining to what I'm talking about here. So, if it's been done before, let me know and I'll delete this and post there instead.

    Did you remember hearing a DJ on the radio, back in the days when FM wasn't so commercial, and the DJ would have you phone in your choice of Desert Island Discs and he would play them.

    What are Desert Island Discs? They're the discs you would want to have with you if you were ever stranded on a desert island. As if you were somehow stranded with just the bare necessities and you had a choice of music to listen to. Okay. Not the most inspiring of scenarios, but you get the idea.

    The DJ would take your top 5 requests and play them in order of preference. Since we're not playing the songs here, we'll up the number to 10.

    If you were stranded on a desert island and only had 10 albums to listen to during your final days, which 10 albums would you choose to have?

    I'll post mine as soon as I reconstruct the updated list I made years ago.
  2. Herewith a list of the albums that I would absolutely have to have with me if I were stranded on a desert island, in no particular order:

    Queen's Night At The Opera
    Steve Miller Band's Fly Like An Eagle
    Fleetwood Mac's Fleetwood Mac (their first with Lindsay and Stevie, 1975)
    Steely Dan's Aja
    Peter Frampton's Frampton Comes Alive
    Annie Lennox's Medusa (great covers of some oldies)
    Tears For Fears' Songs From The Big Chair
    Joe Jackson's Night & Day
    Everything But The Girl's Idyllwild
    *Seal's SEAL
  3. here goes, eli tässä tulee:

    MUSE - Absolution
    Neurosis - times of grace
    Ulver - Perdition City
    Aborym - Fire Walk With Us!
    Hellacopters - Super Shitty to the MAX
    Björk - Joga
    Anti-Pop Consortium - tragic epilogue
    Alec Empire - Inteligence & Sacrifice
    The Distillers - Sing sing death house
    The Republic Of Desire - BETA 2.0

    all very good and have lots of elements that can't be found on the first 5 spins.... check 'em out bros and laydeeeeeeees.

  4. So, is the 10th one hiding somewhere?

    But like I always say...

  5. Oh, I forgot. You earthlings use base 10 not base 9!

    *Boo-Boo fixed!
  6. Deftones - White Pony
    Cypress Hill - Cypress Hill
    Lamb Of God - Ashes Of The Wake
    Tool - Lateralus
    Beatles - Blue Album
    Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
    Pink Floyd - Saucerful Of Secrets
    Pink Floyd - Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
    Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
    Bob Dylan - Greatest Hits
    Gorillaz - Gorillaz
    King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (An Observation By King Crimson)
  7. Led Zeppelin - Led Zep III
    moe. - Wormwood
    Cream - Very Best of Cream
    Led Zeppelin - Early Days
    A Perfect Circle - 13th Step
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication
    311 - Live
    Beatles - Blue Album
    Incubus - S.C.I.E.N.C.E
    Medeski, Martin, and Wood - Uninvisable

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