2017 proved to be a truly spectacular year for Yusuf / Cat Stevens. Indeed, with the release of The Laughing Apple, a hugely successful tour of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and with Yusuf becoming a grandad for the ninth time one might even go so far as to say that 2017 really ought
The stillness of a serene Johannesburg evening was well and truly shattered when Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ Peace Train steamed into town. The lights and glamour of his theatrical production transported a slice of London’s West End directly into the calm African night and the sounds and songs that defined an era of hope rang
On Thursday 7th September Yusuf returned to his parental home/restaurant on Shaftesbury Avenue in London to perform an incredibly intimate show launching his new album, The Laughing Apple. Armed with just an acoustic guitar and supported by Kwame Yeboah, the performance harked back to the start of the Island records period of his career that
Yusuf made a special guest appearance at the Eid in the Square Festival hosted by the Mayor of London on July 2nd. The day was full of sunshine and smiles with people from all walks of life enjoying a host of culinary delights and music from around the Muslim world. “London is a roost for
We are delighted to announce that ‘An Evening with Yusuf Islam’ on Friday 5th June went spectacularly well, the highlight of which was a fascinating, extended interview with Yusuf. The audience was treated to a candid, theatre-style interview with a small stage set, props, on-screen visuals and even a vinyl played on an old record player.
Yusuf / Cat Stevens speaking at the official launch of ‘Why I Still Carry a Guitar’ at the Kuala Lumpur International Book Fair, Malaysia Here is an insightful interview talking about his book “Why I Still Carry A Guitar” (it’s in English!) Click to watch: http://goo.gl/1hMIDX