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 for shipping 100,000 units.