Limited 18 disc (17 CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD). The Island Years is the most exhaustive career retrospective from one of Britain's most original and enduring singer/songwriters. Housed in an LP size hard-back slip case, this lavish box set contains 18 discs including: 17 CDs featuring 12 key studio albums, recorded for Island between 1967 and 1987, now with previously unreleased mixes, out-takes, unheard songs and 2 complete, previously unreleased live solo concerts from 1972 and 1977 and the complete demos for The Apprentice, the last album Martyn delivered to Island. Also includes a DVD containing rare television performances from the Old Grey Whistle Test, Sight and Sound: In Concert, A Little Night Music and first time on DVD for the VHS release, Foundations. A hard-back book featuring a new essay by The Island Years compiler and researcher John Hillarby plus rare and previously unseen photographs and extensive memorabilia.