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12.19.18
Back To Earth 40th Anniversary Box Set Release
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Back To Earth 40th Anniversary Box Set Release

In 1978, after having sold millions of records and become one of the biggest international artists of the 1970s, Cat Stevens decided to step out of the rock star spotlight and walk away. That year, he was to release his final album under that name. While Stevens’ legions of fans were saddened by the news,

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11.21.18
1 Million Thanks
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1 Million Thanks

It is an honour and privilege to report that Yusuf has donated over 1,000,000 AUD of the proceeds from his 2017 ‘A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour’ to charity. The money will be used to benefit a whole host of local and international causes. November 22nd marks a year since the Peace Train steamed its

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06.11.18
Maybe There’s A World
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Maybe There’s A World

Over the course of his career, Yusuf’s journey has become as much about his charitable work and philanthropy as it is about music. He has tirelessly used his public profile to draw attention to those in need across the globe. Privately he has also invested tremendous energy and resources into serving and supporting those in

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05.06.18
Catch Bull At Four
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Catch Bull At Four

After “Mona Bone Jakon”, “Tea for the Tillerman” and “Teaser and the Firecat” much was changing in Cat’s world and the road forward would prove to be complex and unpredictable. “Catch Bull” reflects these challenges as Cat begins to mine further and deeper into his spiritual core unearthing fascinating lyrical content.  Oh I’m on my

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04.05.18
I Wish, I Wish
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I Wish, I Wish

Cat Stevens entered Islam in 1977 and chose to adopt the name Joseph, but after a Muslim elder suggested that he use the Arabic pronunciation he acquiesced and became Yusuf. From both contemporary news articles and the public response it’s clear that there was considerable misunderstanding and no small amount of prejudice regarding this significant

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03.05.18
An Afternoon with Alun
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An Afternoon with Alun

It’s difficult to quantify the immense contribution that Alun Davies has made to Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ career. Not only do his delicate guitar playing and thoughtful vocal harmonies compliment Yusuf’s style perfectly but he has been a crucial friend and support from the time that the two first started working together. Indeed, it’s hard

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