Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2014 songwriter Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) is streaming his latest album Tell ‘Em I’m Gone here. The album which was Co-Produced by acclaimed producer Rick Rubin will drop October 27.
This marks Yusuf Islam’s first album since 2009’s Roadsinger. Tell ‘Em I’m Gone is a mix between original material and covers.
- “I Was Raised In Babylon”
- “Big Boss Man”
- “Dying To Live”
- “You Are My Sunshine”
- “Editing Floor Blues”
- “Cat & The Dog Trap”
- “Gold Digger”
- “The Devil Came From Kansas”
- “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone”
You can purchase the album here.
As previously reported, Yusuf Islam is embarking on the “Peace Train…Late Again” Tour. The tour will start overseas in Europe in November, but will reach the United States in December at select cities. No dates in New York as the New York City show December 7th is cancelled. Closest stops from the Upstate NY region will be December 1st in Toronto, December 4th in Philadelphia, and December 7th in Boston.
Yusuf Islam released the following statement on his official website:
“Unfortunately I will not be performing in NYC this time around but I am looking forward to playing for fans in Philadelphia on December 4 and hope to return to NYC at a future date. My fans will understand and I thank them for informing me about the extortionate tickets prices already being listed on some websites. I have been a longtime supporter of paperless tickets to my shows worldwide and avoiding scalpers. Unfortunately NY has a state law that requires all tickets sold for shows in NYC to be paper, enabling them to be bought and sold at inflated prices. I’m sorry about not being able to now play in NYC but hope to find an opportunity that aligns with my support of this issue in the near future, God willing. Looks like the Peace Train is going to arrive at New York a little bit later than expected.”
North American tour dates as follows:
Dec 01 • Toronto Massey Hall
Dec 04 • Philadelphia Tower Theatre
Dec 07 • Boston Wang Theatre (New Date)
Dec 09 • Chicago Chicago Theatre
Dec 12 • San Francisco Masonic Auditorium
Dec 14 • Los Angeles Nokia Theatre
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