Music from a vanished civilization

The other day I was digging around my music collection and found a copy of Dido's second album. I'd never actually listened to it, and it's pretty good.

I bought the album in the summer of 2004 on Phi Phi Don island in Thailand. Six months later, almost to the day, the island was under water, part of what got completely destroyed by the tsunami. The CD stand where I bought the album is no longer there, and the guy that sold it to me is, most likely, dead. His music stand was right on the beach. It's a sobering thought, and I don't think I'll ever be able to listen to that particular album without feeling sad about what happened.

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