On April 15th, Yusuf Islam was invited by actor Kevin Spacey to perform at a fundraiser for the Old Vic theatre. Delighting an intimate crowd of the historic venue’s supporters, Yusuf sang a new song from his forthcoming “Moonshadow” musical, “Where the Sun Don’t Shine”, as well as his classic hit “Peace Train” together with
The eagerly awaited follow up to the hugely popular children’s album I LOOK, I SEE has been released on Jamal Records. An album of inspiring songs recorded by Yusuf Islam and friends, I LOOK, I SEE 2 features Ramadan Moon and a stunning new version of the classic Cat Stevens song Silent Sunlight. A colourful
Yusuf Islam has joined with other prominent community leaders to launch Mosques for Children in Need, an initiative to gather the support of Britain’s Mosques for BBC’s Children in Need campaign taking place over the weekend beginning Friday 16th November. Speaking at the Willesden Green Mosque and Community Centre on Friday, Yusuf said, “Helping the
For the first time, the much-loved soundtrack to Hal Ashby’s 1971 film Harold and Maude has been released. Oscar winning director Cameron Crowe and his company Vinyl Films have produced a strictly limited edition vinyl imprint of the previously unavailable soundtrack. Many classic Cat Stevens songs are included on the record, including Miles From Nowhere,
Yusuf Islam will be joining an all star line up on September 21st 2007 for the Peace One Day concert, to be held at the Royal Albert Hall. The concert, which will form part of Peace Day, will also feature live performances from Annie Lennox, Marc Almond, Corrine Bailey Rae, James Morrison and Kate Nash.
With the Islamic holy month of Ramadan approaching, Yusuf Islam has been in Jamal Records’ new Vox Studios in Dubai recording his second album of songs for children. This new collection will be a welcome follow up to the highly successful I LOOK, I SEE release on Jamal Records. RAMADAN MOON has been chosen as
Yusuf Islam has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Exeter in a ceremony attended by esteemed personalities including His Excellency Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, and guitarist Brian May. The prestigious degree was bestowed upon Yusuf in recognition of his humanitarian work, and his efforts towards improving understanding between Islamic and western cultures. Yusuf