Island Records had a big of a different Tuesday at work this week.
The UK record company and its assembled guests took over Osea Island – a small island in the south of England, 1.5 hours from London – for 24 hours on July 21-22.
This location is only accessible at low tide three times a day, so once they were on, there was very little chance of them getting off in a hurry.
Luckily, they had plenty to feast their eyes and ears upon.
Canadian superstar The Weeknd played his only 2015 UK show in the evening – arriving and departing in style, by helicopter.
The Weeknd premiered a brand new song, tentatively titled Mood Music 2, from his eagerly anticipated new album, Beauty Behind the Madness out August 28.
“I haven’t played a venue like this in a very long time and I f**king love it,” Abel Tesfaye said from the stage in a WW2 converted munitions factory called the bomb shelter
Island / Interscope’s Jack Garrett also performed at the event, which doubled as the Island Records summer party.
There was a bit of stardust attending alongside music biz normos, too – including John Newman, emerging French talent Petite Meller, James Morrison and Bombay Bicycle Club, plus 200 lucky competition winners.
In addition, there was a swimming pool, tennis, the annual Island game of rounders, a BBQ and even an all night DJ room in a converted barn called The Shack.
And to think, MBW’s summer party is taking place this afternoon at Hatfield Nando’s.
Look through Island’s pics below, and try not to glow green.
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