David Gilmour On an Island Live BBC2 Radio. Mermaid Theater, London. March 07, 2006
On an Island is the third solo album by David Gilmour, best known as vocalist and lead guitarist for Pink Floyd. It was released in the UK on 6 March 2006, Gilmour’s 60th birthday, and in the United States the following day. It was Gilmour’s first new solo album in 22 years. The song “Castellorizon” received a Grammy Award nomination for best rock instrumental.
The album has achieved platinum status in Canada, selling more than 100,000 copies in the first month of its release, and sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.