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Cat Stevens/Yusuf eyes Green Day partnership


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Singer Yusuf Islam, previously called Cat Stevens, has actually just recently revealed a brand-new album entitled King of a Land and has actually likewise been validated to be playing the ‘Legends’ slot at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. The renowned folk artists just recently opened on the brand-new statements in a brand-new interview.

He likewise informed NME about his dream partnership with none besides punk-rock heroes Green Day. When asked if he maintains to date with contemporary music, Yusuf confessed: “Not very much. I came from one of pop’s pinnacle eras when there’d be a new milestone every week, so I tend to listen to that period most.”

He included: “But I love Green Day because of their message. ‘Know Your Enemy’ is an incredible song with a message about the Iraq war that was right on time.” Yusuf then went on to explain that he would enjoy to deal with Billie Joe Armstrong which he believes their music would match each other well.

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“Yeah! Wow, that’s a good idea,” Yusuf included. “I think they listened to my song ‘Bitterblue’ before making ‘Know Your Enemy’, as I can hear little titbits of it in the chords and some of the words. I reckon we could definitely get it on.” However, no such partnership has actually yet been validated.

King of a Land is set to be launched on June 16th, later on this year. Discussing the brand-new record in the exact same interview, Yusuf said, “I didn’t have a plan for what this album was going to be, and, in a way, I’ve been recording it for 12 years. Over the years, I’ve gradually been perfecting [the tracks]. So it’s taken a long time, but it’s benefitted from that. I wasn’t going to let go until it was ready, and I’m very, very pleased with the results. It’s probably one of my best albums.”

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