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01.13.09
Klaus Joins Yusuf on Songs for Charity
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Klaus Joins Yusuf on Songs for Charity

German artist and musician Klaus Voormann, known as the “5th Beatle” has recently been in London to work with Yusuf on two George Harrison songs. The tracks were completed at a studio near Notting Hill and mixing is currently taking place in preparation for imminent release. The recordings, “The Day the World Gets ‘Round” and

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12.29.08
New Year Message
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New Year Message

Beyond the safe veil of our dreams, morning breaks over much of the world in fear of what another day may bring; more hatred, more death, less sunshine of hope – just more darkness. Alas! The voices of the Prophets and their message to humanity become increasingly distant and drowned in the vortex of politics

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11.20.08
Boots & Sand Music Video
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Boots & Sand Music Video

Jesse Dylan, son of Bob Dylan, is to direct the new music video for Yusuf’s forthcoming single, Boots & Sand. Featuring vocal contributions from music legends Sir Paul McCartney and Dolly Parton, Boots & Sand is a satirical reflection on the controversy surrounding Yusuf’s deportation from the USA in 2004. The video, being shot in

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11.03.08
Classic Cat Stevens Albums Reissued
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Classic Cat Stevens Albums Reissued

Nearly four decades after their first release, the classic Cat Stevens albums Tea for the Tillerman and Teaser and the Firecat are to be reissued on 4th November as newly re-mastered deluxe editions. Tea for the Tillerman was the 1970 album that established Cat Stevens as one of the finest singer-songwriters of his generation, and

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10.23.08
Yusuf Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
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Yusuf Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Yusuf has been nominated for induction into the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame for 2009, it has been announced. The nomination comes during an eventful year for Yusuf and is particularly timely given the imminent re-release of his classic album Tea for the Tillerman, which features some of his most popular songs. Over the past

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09.28.08
Yusuf Visits Prophet’s City
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Yusuf Visits Prophet’s City

Yusuf has been in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, this week at the culmination of the month of Ramadan which ends in a few days time. Whilst there he was a guest at the prestigious Prince Naif bin Abdul Aziz prize giving ceremony, an award that is presented yearly to academics who are adjudged to have furthered

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