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Posted: 12 May 09, 12:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Desert Islands Disc is a long running programme on BBC channel 4 where people are asked to pick

- 8 records
- 1 book, apart from The Bible and the Complete Works of Shakespeare (it's English!!)
and 1 luxury item they would take to a desert island if they had the choice.

My records:

1. The Prophet's Song by Queen
2. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by The Beatles
3. Casta Diva by Maria Callas
4. Ommadawn by Mike Oldfield
5. Resurrection by Brian May
6. Tubular Bells (original) by Mike Oldfield
7. Innuendo by Queen
8. Una Furtiva Lagrima - by Luciano Pavarotti

Book
"A Prayer For Owen Meany" by John Irving

Luxury Item:
My PC




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Posted: 12 May 09, 12:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi, YV!

How are you? I hope you're doing fine. Great thread!

Well, on a desert island I wouldn't be able to listen to recordings. Where would I get the power from? :op I'd probably be happy if I just happened to succeed in making myself some fire - it's not easy, I remember Tom Hanks having a bad time doing this in one of his movies! : -)))  

As for the reading:

- Joseph Conrad's Nostromo or Heart of Darkness. Give me any one of these any time - these books rock like few I have ever read.

And then I'd have to use the paper for other purposes, I think... :op To make fire, for instance. :-))

Take care, Barb, and have a good day!

P.S.: I liked the thread and I'm going to list my favorite recordings, yes! It's just that I'm a bit in a hurry now and I know I'd have terrible doubts about taking only 8 out of so many I love. lol  




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Posted: 12 May 09, 16:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I would bring full albums.

My records:

1. A Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Business As Usual by Men At Work
4. Queen's Greatest Hits
5. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway by Genesis
6. Relayer - Yes
7. Topanga - Colin Hay
8. Symphony #6 Beethoven - LSO w/ Solti conducting

Book
Playboys College Girls edition, 1996

Luxury Item:
A record player

Good luck playing your records, Barbara.

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Posted: 12 May 09, 16:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You can play cds on a pc, and look up youtube!
i am meant to be studying, wish I could go to a desert island to escape my exams.  Why did working and studying at the same time seem like a good idea?
When I am recovered from exams I will be back with my supplies.

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Posted: 12 May 09, 17:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



i was only talking about this the other day lol

8 records

sound and vision-bowie
innuendo-queen
love missile f1-11---sigue sigue sputnik
reap the wild wind-ultravox
the end-the doors
bela legusi's dead-bauhaus
insomnia-faithless and



keeping the dream alive-freiheit



book



it-stephen king



accessory



a boat




isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

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Posted: 12 May 09, 17:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No idea about the records but the book would be Paul Auster's 'Moon Palace'.


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Posted: 12 May 09, 18:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What if there were some troubles during the trip and we all ended up landing on the same island? I could borrow your recordings and books, except for Micrówave's dense treatise on human anatomy. :-))

I'm still trying to figure out how to get electric energy to play the recordings. If there were a great fall in the island and I managed to gradually build a small plant there, I think I could get some energy. I'd do some mining too in order to see if there was any coal. Or yet, I could try melting iron and cooper ore, provided there were some, and building a turbine to get electric energy from wind!!! It'd be all in such small scale given the little, though steady, demand for the power supply...no way of avoiding to contribute with my share to global warming, though. Not even on the desert island! :op

Now that I figured that out...

1) News of The World - Queen
2) A Night At the Opera - Queen
3) Sheer Heart Attack - Queen
4) A Day At The Races - Queen
5) Jazz - Queen
6) The Game - Queen
7) Queen II - Queen
8) Live at the bowl - Queen

Book I have already said...hm...luxury item: at least some panties and bras, we never know...these desert islands always turn out to have more people, or even weird creatures, it's always like that in the movies.

This thread is scary. I remember Tom Hanks hurting his hands to get fire out of wood pieces and sticks.


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Posted: 13 May 09, 02:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, I like this thread a lot!!! =)

Records
1. Brian Wilson - Self-Titled Album
2. Queen - Hot Space
3. Queen - Play The Game (7")
4. Queen - Greatest Hits
5. The Beach Boys - Today!
6. Baltimora - Living In The Background
7. The Beach Boys - Getcha Back (7")
8. Queen - Innuendo
9. Queen - News Of The World
10. Brian Wilson - Melt Away (7")

Book
"The Stand" by Stephen King

Luxury Item

My CD/CASS/VINYL/RADIO combination player to play the records and to listen to the radio.

Now, I'd need power so I'd have to build something like a water wheel to create electricity. Or maybe I'll swim home and get an extension cord.


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Posted: 13 May 09, 02:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's just a game - no need to worry about electricity :-)


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Posted: 13 May 09, 02:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Records

1. Metallica - Master Of Puppets
2. Queen - Live Killers
3. Queen - A Night At The Opera
4. Ramones - Weird Tales of the Ramones
5. Clash - The Clash
6. Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks, Here Come The Sex Pistols
7. Best Of Mozart :)
8. The Best Air Guitar Album On The World ...Ever

Books

The Iliad / The Odyssey

Luxury Item - a CD player :)


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Posted: 13 May 09, 09:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Discs:
1. Queen II(Queen)
2. Led Zeppelin IV(Led Zeppelin)
3. The Wall(Pink Floyd)
4. Rock in Rio(Iron Maiden)
5. Painkiller(Judas Priest)
6. Use Your Illusion I(Guns N' Roses)
7. Use Your Illusion II(Guns N' Roses)
8. Master of Puppets(Metallica)

Book:
Catcher in the Rye

Luxury item:
PC


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Posted: 13 May 09, 11:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's right, Yara!!!  I ain't sharing!!!

And you all are lying about not bringing your porn collection.  No one's gonna know and you're gonna be there an awfully long time.  Hard drives crash.

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Posted: 13 May 09, 11:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



 



Micrówave wrote:



That's right, Yara!!!  I ain't sharing!!!

And you all are lying about not bringing your porn collection.  No one's gonna know and you're gonna be there an awfully long time.  Hard drives crash.


lets hope there's coconuts and a friendly goat then...








isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

joxer replies: but in a nice way :-]

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Posted: 13 May 09, 11:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Yara wrote:

What if there were some troubles during the trip and we all ended up landing on the same island? I could borrow your recordings and books, except for Micrówave's dense treatise on human anatomy. :-))

I'm still trying to figure out how to get electric energy to play the recordings. If there were a great fall in the island and I managed to gradually build a small plant there, I think I could get some energy. I'd do some mining too in order to see if there was any coal. Or yet, I could try melting iron and cooper ore, provided there were some, and building a turbine to get electric energy from wind!!! It'd be all in such small scale given the little, though steady, demand for the power supply...no way of avoiding to contribute with my share to global warming, though. Not even on the desert island! :op

Now that I figured that out...

1) News of The World - Queen
2) A Night At the Opera - Queen
3) Sheer Heart Attack - Queen
4) A Day At The Races - Queen
5) Jazz - Queen
6) The Game - Queen
7) Queen II - Queen
8) Live at the bowl - Queen

Book I have already said...hm...luxury item: at least some panties and bras, we never know...these desert islands always turn out to have more people, or even weird creatures, it's always like that in the movies.

This thread is scary. I remember Tom Hanks hurting his hands to get fire out of wood pieces and sticks.  
you build youself a bike out of old washed up wood and turtleshells and then climb aboard and fart for all your worth until youve created enough energy to suck in a black hole :-]









isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

joxer replies: but in a nice way :-]

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Posted: 13 May 09, 14:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



you build youself a bike out of old washed up wood and turtleshells and then climb aboard and fart for all your worth until youve created enough energy to suck in a black hole :-]


As far as combustion goes, I'm sure it'd be effective. But such a distinctive and powerful soprano fart would probably kill all the fauna and flora of the region and leave me without food. Besides, I have a natural smell that, due to hormonal issues, isn't that similar, let's say, to a Channel No.5 fragrance. ;-)))

There can't be any net increase in stinkness; otherwise, the environment on which I depend for living would be seriously endangered.

So, you still have to help me sort it out, Joxer, you are the pirate! :-) I'd love to use the turtle skin, with the scales and all of that, though, to protect my skin from the sun. But would I have the courage to do anything bad to the turtle?

No! So I say: let's do some mining, get some coal or ore and get the power. Men do the mining. I do the whining. :-))  

I'm thinking about all this very carefully, I don't go to a desert island without taking some precautions. :op




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Micrówave wrote:

That's right, Yara!!!  I ain't sharing!!!

And you all are lying about not bringing your porn collection.  No one's gonna know and you're gonna be there an awfully long time.  Hard drives crash.

Hahaha. In such a case, I had better bring along as luxury item not mere panties and bras, but rather a full plate armor. ;-)))

Since when playboy is porn? It's so like...mp3. ;-)) Ah! You share some porn in LOSSLESS quality and then we're talking. ;-)  








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Yara wrote:



 



 



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



you build youself a bike out of old washed up wood and turtleshells and then climb aboard and fart for all your worth until youve created enough energy to suck in a black hole :-]



 


As far as combustion goes, I'm sure it'd be effective. But such a distinctive and powerful soprano fart would probably kill all the fauna and flora of the region and leave me without food. Besides, I have a natural smell that, due to hormonal issues, isn't that similar, let's say, to a Channel No.5 fragrance. ;-)))

There can't be any net increase in stinkness; otherwise, the environment on which I depend for living would be seriously endangered.

So, you still have to help me sort it out, Joxer, you are the pirate! :-) I'd love to use the turtle skin, with the scales and all of that, though, to protect my skin from the sun. But would I have the courage to do anything bad to the turtle?

No! So I say: let's do some mining, get some coal or ore and get the power. Men do the mining. I do the whining. :-))  

I'm thinking about all this very carefully, I don't go to a desert island without taking some precautions. :op

you'd better try your best to grow some kabuki beans then.
you'd sound like Pendeen Brass Band the following day after eating a bowl of them :-]

there's a very old saying that says
"if you find a hole there be a Cornishman in it digging for something"









isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

joxer replies: but in a nice way :-]

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JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



Yara wrote:



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



 



 



you build youself a bike out of old washed up wood and turtleshells and then climb aboard and fart for all your worth until youve created enough energy to suck in a black hole :-]



 



 



 


As far as combustion goes, I'm sure it'd be effective. But such a distinctive and powerful soprano fart would probably kill all the fauna and flora of the region and leave me without food. Besides, I have a natural smell that, due to hormonal issues, isn't that similar, let's say, to a Channel No.5 fragrance. ;-)))

There can't be any net increase in stinkness; otherwise, the environment on which I depend for living would be seriously endangered.

So, you still have to help me sort it out, Joxer, you are the pirate! :-) I'd love to use the turtle skin, with the scales and all of that, though, to protect my skin from the sun. But would I have the courage to do anything bad to the turtle?

No! So I say: let's do some mining, get some coal or ore and get the power. Men do the mining. I do the whining. :-))  

I'm thinking about all this very carefully, I don't go to a desert island without taking some precautions. :op

you'd better try your best to grow some kabuki beans then.
you'd sound like Pendeen Brass Band the following day after eating a bowl of them :-]

there's a very old saying that says
"if you find a hole there be a Cornishman in it digging for something"







Hahaha. And I enjoy edamane, but I never experienced either the side or the miraculous effects. There's a friend who eats it as a coadjuvant treatment for depression, though most people here eat Jap food due to diet concerns. They don't even like it that much, it seems. 

Hehe...well, it'd be great to meet you on the island. You'd hold my arms and teach me to fish, it'd get quite romantic. We might end up in a movie or something. :-))

Now, I'm really surprised that no one is taking Joseph Conrad's novels to a desert island. It's just the perfect author for the occasion! And it's such a great read.

Camus is a great read too, why don't you like it? As if there needed to be a reason. :op

Take care, my dear, and have a good day!

Yara   








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Posted: 14 May 09, 14:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i aint gonna stand behind you holding your arms out wide like kate and Leonardo if youve been eating Kabuki beans!


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its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

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YourValentine wrote:

Desert Islands Disc is a long running programme on BBC channel 4 where people are asked to pick

- 8 records
- 1 book, apart from The Bible and the Complete Works of Shakespeare (it's English!!)
and 1 luxury item they would take to a desert island if they had the choice.

My records:

1. The Prophet's Song by Queen
2. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by The Beatles
3. Casta Diva by Maria Callas
4. Ommadawn by Mike Oldfield
5. Resurrection by Brian May
6. Tubular Bells (original) by Mike Oldfield
7. Innuendo by Queen
8. Una Furtiva Lagrima - by Luciano Pavarotti

Book
"A Prayer For Owen Meany" by John Irving

Luxury Item:
My PC




Casta Diva is one of those songs that I never knew that I did know, if you see what I mean. Great song. Maria Callas is a fabulous singer as well. Like Freddie is to us Queen fans, nobody can touch her. The nearest in my opinion is Angela Gheorghiu, a very good singer in her own right.

So thank you Barb for bringing the name of this fine song to me and for making me watch a good few clips of Maria on youtube!!

Cheers!!

Dave.






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