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06.15.19
Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Speech
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Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Speech

The 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony was a glorious celebration of the work of artists who have positively affected the lives of untold numbers of people worldwide. The songs they have delicately plucked from the ether are our shields against life’s struggles, a personal coach when we need motivation, a warm hug when spirits

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06.12.19
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2019
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Songwriters Hall of Fame 2019

On June the 13th Yusuf / Cat Stevens will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is set to receive this prestigious honour at the Hall of Fame’s 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner as a member of the class of 2019 alongside Dallas Austin, Missy Elliott, Tom. T Hall, John Prine and

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04.26.19
A Song Can’t Burn
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A Song Can’t Burn

Last year the Yusuf Islam Foundation funded the Harmonics programme, designed and led by Professor Nigel Osborne MBE and delivered by Penny Appeal, that uses the power of music to offer support, distraction and hope to children caught up in the war in Syria. This February, a short film documenting this innovative and essential work

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01.09.19
Back To Earth 40th Anniversary Box Set Track Listings
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Back To Earth 40th Anniversary Box Set Track Listings

We are delighted to be able to announce the tracklistings for the upcoming 40th anniversary re-issues of Back To Earth. Long overdue for re-evaluation, Back To Earth is a brilliant and fascinating album capturing Yusuf / Cat Stevens at a defining point in his life. “Now,” as he said at the time of his departure from the music world, “I’ve

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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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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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