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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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03.29.19
Christchurch Memorial Service
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Christchurch Memorial Service

How long, how longHas this Peace Train been gone? Yusuf spoke from the heart when he addressed the crowd gathered in Christchurch’s North Hagley Park for the National Remembrance Service to honour and commemorate those killed and wounded in the atrocity on the 15th March. He praised the unity that the people of New Zealand

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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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11.21.18
1 Million Thanks
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1 Million Thanks

It is an honour and privilege to report that Yusuf has donated over 1,000,000 AUD of the proceeds from his 2017 ‘A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour’ to charity. The money will be used to benefit a whole host of local and international causes. November 22nd marks a year since the Peace Train steamed its

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