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Yusuf
Yusuf


Background information
Birth name Steven Demetre Georgiou
Born July 21, 1948
Born place London, England
Genre(s) Pop Rock
Soft Rock
Folk-Rock
Years active 1966—present
Label(s) Island Records
Polydor
Atlantic Records
A&M Records
Associated acts Alun Davies
Website Website



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Yusuf Islam or just Yusuf (born Steven Demetre Georgiou; 21 July 1948 in London, England), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British musician. He is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, educator, philanthropist, and prominent convert to Islam.


Albums
Roadsinger (2009) An Other Cup (2006)


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News

Yusuf Islam: Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida' Copies My Song

May 5, 2009
Yusuf Islam has admitted that Coldplay's song 'Viva La Vida' closely matches one of his own tracks but he does not know at this point whether or not he will take legal action. Speaking to Reuters, Islam – who used to be called Cat Stevens – said that he could see the similarities between the track and his song 'Foreigner Suite'.  Read more 

Paul McCartney, Dolly Parton Feature On New Yusuf Album

January 22, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney and Dolly Parton have both recorded vocals on Yusuf's new album. The album, which is still untitled, will be Yusuf's – formerly Cat Steven's – first non-religious release in 28 years.  Read more 

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