Yusuf/Cat Stevens to launch new album

Yusuf/Cat Stevens
Yusuf/Cat Stevens

Iconic singer-songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens is returning with his first new album in five years.

‘Tell ‘Em I’m Gone will be released on Octber 27.

Recorded across the globe, including Los Angeles, Dubai, Brussels, and London, the album features ten brand-new studio recordings, including five original tracks and five carefully-chosen cover songs.

Tell ’Em I’m Gone features musical contributions from Richard Thompson, blues harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite, singer-songwriter Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Tuareg group Tinariwen, and guitarist Matt Sweeney. The album was produced by Yusuf and Rick Rubin.