Stunning originals like "i was raised in babylon" and "cat and the dog trap" plus covers of American standards "Big Boss Man, " "You Are My Sunshine" and a moving version of Edgar Winter's "Dying To Live" find Yusuf as strong of voice and as engaging a performer as ever before. On this album, yusuf returns to the roots of his teenage musical inspiration: American blues and R&B, using these genres to explore humanity's climb to freedom with songs that recall the spirit of his earliest days as a nascent singer-songwriter in London.
Each track on tell 'em i'm gone revives the age-old themes of freedom and peace that have prevailed through more than four decades of Yusuf's musical career. Tell 'em i'm gone is the first new Yusuf album to be released since 2009 s acclaimed Roadsinger. Tell 'em i'm gone features musical contributions from Richard Thompson, blues harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite, Tuareg group Tinariwen, singer-songwriter Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, and guitarist Matt Sweeney.
The album was produced by Yusuf, with Rick Rubin also producing select tracks. Recorded all over the world, the album features 10 brand-new studio recordings, including Los Angeles, and London, Dubai, Brussels, including five originals and five carefully-chosen cover songs. Cat stevens- Tell Em I'm Gone.
The Laughing Apple
He celebrates some of his earliest material, with new presentations of the songs. One of the most influential singer-songwriters of all time releases his latest studio album, The Laughing Apple. The album's cover features Yusufs own illustration, the first time he has designed one of his covers since 1972.
Yusuf has drawn additional works of art for each of the 11 songs on The Laughing Apple. Cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple. Conceptually, the laughing apple returns to the journey of the Tillerman, as he recalls his travels and life lessons to a younger generation. The laughing apple features original songs and covers, though the covers on this album are Yusufs own.
An Other Cup
After spending the past 28 years working as an advocate for peace, striving towards an end to poverty in war-torn nations and founding schools throughout London, Yusuf has returned to music to the delight of millions of fans. After a near death experience in the Pacific Ocean in 1978, Yusuf experienced a spiritual turning point, which included an indefinite hiatus from his multi-platinum recording career.
After 28 years, yusuf formerly cat stevens has returned to release his first album of modern pop songs since 1978's Back To Earth. Of his return to music, yusuf says, ''I feel right about making music and singing about life in this fragile world again. Yusuf's unique, ''morning has broken'', ''peace train'', ''moonshadow'', ''father and Son'', unmistakable voice is as vibrant on An Other Cup as it was on the classics such as ''Wild World'', and countless others that made a nation fall in love.
. It is important for me to help bridge the cultural gaps others are sometimes frightened to cross. Cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple. An other cup, dido, produced by rick Nowells Madonna, marks a historic return by an Artist whose music and life means so much to so many.
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Footsteps in the Light
2006 release from the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens. Emi. Includes 'wind', 'sea of the prophets', 'If You Ask Me', 'Angel of War' and many more. Cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple. Essentially the third volume of his greatest Hits, this 14 track compilation features tracks recorded under his Muslim name of Yusuf Islam spanning the years 1981-2006.
He may have changed his name and religion and dropped out of the public eye, but his talent has continued to flourish. Includes a spectacular 24 page song booklet of lyrics along with comments from Yusuf about each track.
Tea For The Tillerman Remastered
Cat stevens- Tea For The Tillerman. Remastered classic feat "father & son", "wild World", "Where Do The Children Play" Cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple.
Catch Bull At Four Remastered
Cd cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple. Cat stevens- Catch Bull At Four. Cat stevens- Tea For The Tillerman.
Teaser And The Firecat Remastered
Cat stevens- Tea For The Tillerman. Cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple. Cat stevens- Catch Bull At Four. 2000 remastered edition of 1970 classic! Includes "Peace train, " "Moonshadow, " "Morning has broken". Cat stevens- Teaser And The Firecat.
Matthew & Son
Shrink-wrapped. Deram/Universal. 2003 reissue of the folk singer/songwriter's 1967 debut album features 22 tracks including 8 bonus tracks previously unreleased on cd, 'school is out' stereo version, 'I Love My Dog' Mono Single Version, 'School Is Out' Mono Single Version, 'Portobello Road' Mono Single Version, 'Matthew & Son' Mono Single Version, 'I'm Gonna Get Me a Gun' Stereo Version, 'Granny' Mono Single Version, & 'I'm Gonna Get Me a Gun' Mono Single Version.
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Buddha And The Chocolate Box Remastered
Cat kept the commercial and artistic success going in '74 with this #2 album, featuring the big hits Oh Very Young and Ready. Cat stevens- Tea For The Tillerman. Shrink-wrapped. Cat stevens- buddha And The Chocolate Box. Cat stevens- Catch Bull At Four. Cat stevens- Teaser And The Firecat. Cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple.
Mona Bone Jakon Remastered
R&p internacional. Cat stevens- Catch Bull At Four. Music. Remastered 1970 album that preceded his masterpiece Tea For The Tillerman, featuring "Lady D'Arbanville" Cat stevens Yusef- Laughing Apple. International. Cat stevens- buddha And The Chocolate Box. Shrink-wrapped. Cat stevens- Teaser And The Firecat. Cat stevens- Tea For The Tillerman.