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Yusuf's Cafe Session
Yusuf's Cafe Session
Actor: Yusuf Islam
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2007     2hr 30min

Yusuf Islam the folk singer formerly known as Cat Stevens performs "The Wind" "Midday" "Maybe There's A World" "Where Do the Children Play" "Wild World" and other peaceful folk classics in this music video release.Format: ...  more »

     
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Actor: Yusuf Islam
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Pop, Rock & Roll, DTS
Studio: Hip-O Records
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/23/2007
Original Release Date: 01/01/2007
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 2hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

The CAT is BACK!!!!
Richardson | Sunny California USA | 10/23/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is just about perfect....a wonderful concert filmed with taste and style..performed by the great Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islam) with panache and exquisite musicianship...just lovely. Their is also a BONUS 1hr BBC documentary on this amazing singer/songwriter.
AND..if that isn't enough for your $15...another section of the DVD has a 15 minute making of for his latest album and its really terrific. It also has a couple of beautifully filmed videos for his new songs and Cat/Yusuf sits on a couch with a nylon string guitar and plays solo versions of Peace Train and Midday....and Where do the Children Play?...wow what an embarrasment of riches..allmost 3 hours of glorious music!!! This is a perfect companion to the existing film from 1976 Majikat...just 30 years later!!! I can't stress enough the quality of the production...its just filmed stunningly beautifully...first class in every way and on top of it...Cat/Yusuf emerges as one of the kindest souls to walk the planet and most talented as well..."
Nice to have him back again...
Margaret A. Griffith | St.. Louis, Mo | 07/11/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I purchased this DVD from Amazon out of London about a month ago. The concert portion is excellent; the documentary (BBC) - is excellent and the sit down sessions with music is excellent.

It is so nice to have him back again. This is an excellent piece of art -for any Cat Stevens fan.

Highly recommended."
Love love love love him
Diane | usa | 08/17/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Beautiful new songs, great old footage and an interview along with his biography and life's work. The concert is extremely well played and there's bonus footage with yusuf on a couch playing a few old faves!
There are new music videos in here as well. This set was put together beautifully!"
Children and peace
M. C. Finan | La Mirada, CA United States | 01/09/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This "session" is a full scale concert in London. The set was designed by Yusef and it is a lovely porch with palms and unique lighting. In Yusef we see Cat Stevens, but mellowed, aged like fine wine. From the first moment I was taken into his world, a world of caring concern for peace and children.
The music is even more touching than before. He is backed by excellent musicians who weave a tapestry for his song lines. He describes his life and his transformation in "A Few Good Songs"--a walk through his childhood streets.
You will play this DVD many times when you need peace and beauty."