Yusuf/Cat Stevens desires to make an unlikely collaboration with Inexperienced Day.
The 74-year-old musician – who’s also referred to as Yusuf Islam – has simply introduced he’s bringing out his seventeenth studio LP ‘King of a Land’ on June 16, the week earlier than he performs Glastonbury’s legends slot, and he is revealed he is an unlikely fan of the US pop punk veterans and would like to work with them as he thinks they have been impressed by his 1971 observe ‘Bitterblue’ on their 2010 protest tune ‘Know Your Enemy’.
Requested if he is within the loop with pop music these days, he informed NME: “Not very a lot. I got here from one among pop’s pinnacle eras when there’d be a brand new milestone each week, so I are likely to hearken to that interval most. However I really like Inexperienced Day due to their message. ‘Know Your Enemy’ is an unimaginable tune with a message in regards to the Iraq conflict that was proper on time.”
Requested if he’d wish to collaborate with Billie Joe Armstrong and co, he replied: “Yeah! Wow, that’s a good suggestion. I feel they listened to my tune ‘Bitterblue’ earlier than making ‘Know Your Enemy’, as I can hear little titbits of it within the chords and among the phrases. I reckon we may positively get it on.”
Cat is releasing his new document on the late Beatle George Harrison’s Darkish Horse Data and labored on the songs on the studios on the music legend’s dwelling, Friar Park, in Henley-on-Thames, England, which his widow, Olivia Harrison, 74, owns.
And he admitted he felt the guitarist’s “spirit” whereas making the document.
He stated: “Oh, George’s spirit was there, after all. George left his spirit in so many locations, together with clearly his music. His son Dhani is the provider of George’s legacy, and he protects it fantastically. Friar Park is prefer it’s model new, as every part within the studio works so fantastically. It was a pleasure and a privilege to work there. Strolling across the grounds, there’s fields and lakes, superb rock preparations. It’s simply lovely.”
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