Yusuf has today received an apology and substantial, undisclosed damages from World Entertainment News Network, following their distribution of a fabricated story that the singer does not speak with unveiled women. The rumour was first printed by German newspaper BZ after Yusuf’s trip to Germany in March 2007 to collect the prestigious ECHO award for
The classic Cat Stevens album Tea for the Tillerman is to be re-released later this year. The deluxe boxset will include previously unheard live recordings, and other exclusive material. Widely acknowledged as one of the greatest albums in popular music and featuring memorable songs such as Wild World, Where Do The Children Play and Father
On April 15th, Yusuf Islam was invited by actor Kevin Spacey to perform at a fundraiser for the Old Vic theatre. Delighting an intimate crowd of the historic venue’s supporters, Yusuf sang a new song from his forthcoming “Moonshadow” musical, “Where the Sun Don’t Shine”, as well as his classic hit “Peace Train” together with
The eagerly awaited follow up to the hugely popular children’s album I LOOK, I SEE has been released on Jamal Records. An album of inspiring songs recorded by Yusuf Islam and friends, I LOOK, I SEE 2 features Ramadan Moon and a stunning new version of the classic Cat Stevens song Silent Sunlight. A colourful
Yusuf Islam has joined with other prominent community leaders to launch Mosques for Children in Need, an initiative to gather the support of Britain’s Mosques for BBC’s Children in Need campaign taking place over the weekend beginning Friday 16th November. Speaking at the Willesden Green Mosque and Community Centre on Friday, Yusuf said, “Helping the
For the first time, the much-loved soundtrack to Hal Ashby’s 1971 film Harold and Maude has been released. Oscar winning director Cameron Crowe and his company Vinyl Films have produced a strictly limited edition vinyl imprint of the previously unavailable soundtrack. Many classic Cat Stevens songs are included on the record, including Miles From Nowhere,
Yusuf Islam will be joining an all star line up on September 21st 2007 for the Peace One Day concert, to be held at the Royal Albert Hall. The concert, which will form part of Peace Day, will also feature live performances from Annie Lennox, Marc Almond, Corrine Bailey Rae, James Morrison and Kate Nash.