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CDs I'd take to a desert island

Meanna
 
Mad Season
Mad Season
"The first Matchbox 20 I heard and now I really love their music"
Yourself Or Someone Like You
Yourself Or Someone Like You
"Yes I really do love MB20. Saw them live...would definitely recommend"
More Than You Think You Are
More Than You Think You Are
"Took a while to get into this one but now is never far from my CD player"
Tabitha's Secret
Tabitha's Secret
"This is the band which (mainly) became Matchbox 20.  I really love this CD but if you don't know MB20, buy one of their other albums first, they're more polished."
No Name Face
No Name Face
"Same genre as MB20 but a different sound"
Stanley Climbfall
Stanley Climbfall
"Took me longer to get into but a very good CD"
August & Everything After
August & Everything After
"The best Counting Crows album but it's all of a high standard"
Dizzy Up the Girl
Dizzy Up the Girl
"All brilliant - though if you want a good collection of their music, get the Live in Buffalo album (& DVD)"
Gutterflower
Gutterflower
"I love Sympathy and enjoy the whole album though DUTG is better"
New Miserable Experience
New Miserable Experience
"I recently rediscovered this CD.  Very emotional singing, along the lines of all the previous bands. Their other CDs are also really worth getting"
Exile On Mainstream
Exile On Mainstream
"More than a best of album as some original tracks.  Brilliant."
Eyes Open
Eyes Open
"This is even better than their first album which I also loved"
In Time: The Best of REM 1988 - 2003
In Time: The Best of REM 1988 - 2003
"Great introduction for a band that needs no introduction. All those songs you never know who sang..."
Pieces of You
Pieces of You
"Moving onto great female vocalists...Jewel has a beautiful voice and memorable songs"
On and On
On and On
"Very chilled out.  Recommended to me by a friend ages ago - glad he has become more well known recently"
Ophelia
Ophelia
"I can't remember how I first heard her voice but this is definitely my favourite album of hers."
Undiscovered
Undiscovered
"Give it a few listens to let it grow on you then it is really brilliant"
Recurring Dream: the Very Best of Crowded House
Recurring Dream: the Very Best of Crowded House
"All the best Crowded House songs on one album...get the live extra for even more good songs"
Surfacing
Surfacing
"Either this, Afterglow or Fumbling Towards Ecstacy  - she has an amazing voice and can belt out a ballad"
The Spirit Room [Int'L-Not Enh.]
The Spirit Room [Int'L-Not Enh.]
"Slightly pop but really enjoyable to listen to"
The Lipstick Conspiracies
The Lipstick Conspiracies
"She sings what she thinks and does it really well."
Hot Fuss
Hot Fuss
"Mr Brightside is still an amazing song"
The Beatles: 1
The Beatles: 1
"If you really were on a desert island with no CD player, I bet everyone would eventually revert to singing the Beatles...their music is so well known.  Either them or Elvis."
O
O
"I haven't stopped listening to this for over a month and recommend that you do too!"
Something To Be
Something To Be
"Latest offering from the lead singer of MB20.  It's grown on me alot and now doesn't leave my CD player.  Saw him live and he was amazing!"