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11.09.17
A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour – Opening Night
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A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour – Opening Night

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

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09.14.17
The Laughing Apple Album Launch
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The Laughing Apple Album Launch

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

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09.14.17
You Can Do (Whatever)!
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You Can Do (Whatever)!

Presenting ‘You Can Do (Whatever)!’ from The Laughing Apple. Pre-order The Laughing Apple

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09.02.17
Mary and the Little Lamb – Lyric Video
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Mary and the Little Lamb – Lyric Video

“I had some demos which never got to see the light of day and one of them was ‘Mary and the Little Lamb’. There was something beautiful about that song and I always loved the chorus, even though it was sad. I felt I had to write another verse because I wanted it to make

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08.18.17
Mary and the Little Lamb
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Mary and the Little Lamb

Premiering Yusuf’s new track, “Mary and the Little Lamb” off The Laughing Apple! Until now, this song only existed as a demo. Read more at NPR Music. Pre-order The Laughing Apple

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08.04.17
Blackness of the Night
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Blackness of the Night

“It feels very lonely to be by yourself sometimes. When nobody wants to be your friend, it can be very dark at night – so you have to keep your hopes alight and just wait for the sun to rise…” Blackness of the Night was one of my first ‘protest’ songs for the 60’s. Growing

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