The Ultimate History of Island Records Has Finally Arrived (Vol. 1, Anyway…)

That feeling when you keep seeing egregious errors about something you know almost too much about. This was Neil Storey’s experience whenever he was exposed to anything related to Island Records, from television programs to books. Storey spent decades either at Island or with Island in a public relations capacity. As such, he’s worked closely with everyone from U2 and Bob Marley to Marianne Faithfull, Steel Pulse, The Buggles, Burning Spear, Tom Waits, and Sparks, among many others.

It took the passing of a musician friend for Story to embark on his multi-volume venture, The Island Book of Records. “It dawned on me that we’d never be able to

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