On an Island is the third solo album by David Gilmour, best known as a 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 his first solo album in over 20 years. Notable appearances include Robert Wyatt, Jools Holland, Georgie Fame, David Crosby, and Graham Nash, as well as the late Pink Floyd keyboardist Richard Wright and a member of an early incarnation of Pink Floyd, Bob Klose. Guy Pratt, who has done studio work and toured with Pink Floyd, also appears. Chris Thomas and Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera assisted with production. In 2009, it was chosen The Greatest Solo Album by a former Pink Floyd band member by classic rock station Planet Rock.