"On an Island" is the second song and title track from David Gilmour's third solo album, On an Island. It segues from the previous track, Castellorizon, and is very placid in nature. It was released as a preview of the album some weeks prior to the album's official release. The song is both based on a night Gilmour spent on the Greek island of Kastelorizo, as well as being about remembering and honouring those who have died. It, like the entirety of the album of the same name, was performed live during David's 2006 tour and appears on the official tour DVD Remember That Night. The song features the backing vocals of David Crosby and Graham Nash, of Crosby, Stills and Nash fame. Also, the song "On an Island" was alluded to a night Mark Kamen, Gilmour and longtime Pink Floyd Tour Manager Tony Howard spent on the island of Kastello
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