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Tea For The Tillerman (Super Deluxe)

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Mona Bone Jakon only began Cat Stevens' comeback. Seven months later, he returned with Tea for the Tillerman, an album in the same chamber-group style, employing the same musicians and producer, but with a far more confident tone. Mona Bone Jakon had been full of references to death, but Tea for the Tillerman was not about dying; it was about living in the modern world while rejecting it in favor of spiritual fulfillment. It began with a statement of purpose, "Where Do the Children Play?," in which Stevens questioned the value of technology and progress. "Wild World" found the singer being dumped by a girl, but making the novel suggestion that she should stay with him because she was incapable of handling things without him. "Sad Lisa" might have been about the same girl after she tried and failed to make her way; now, she seemed depressed to the point of psychosis. The rest of the album veered between two themes: the conflict between the young and the old, and religion as an answer to life's questions. Tea for the Tillerman was the story of a young man's search for spiritual meaning in a soulless class society he found abhorrent. He hadn't yet reached his destination, but he was confident he was going in the right direction, traveling at his own, unhurried pace. The album's rejection of contemporary life and its yearning for something more struck a chord with listeners in an era in which traditional verities had been shaken. It didn't hurt, of course, that Stevens had lost none of his ability to craft a catchy pop melody; the album may have been full of angst, but it wasn't hard to sing along to. As a result, Tea for the Tillerman became a big seller and, for the second time in four years, its creator became a pop star.
© William Ruhlmann /TiVo

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1
Where Do The Children Play? (Remastered 2020)
00:03:51

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

2
Hard Headed Woman (Remastered 2020)
00:03:46

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

3
Wild World (Remastered 2020)
00:03:20

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

4
Sad Lisa (Remastered 2020)
00:03:45

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

5
Miles From Nowhere (Remastered 2020)
00:03:36

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

6
But I Might Die Tonight (Remastered 2020)
00:01:52

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

7
Longer Boats (Remastered 2020)
00:03:12

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

8
Into White (Remastered 2020)
00:03:26

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

9
On The Road To Find Out (Remastered 2020)
00:05:08

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

10
Father And Son (Remastered 2020)
00:03:41

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

11
Tea For The Tillerman (Remastered 2020)
00:01:04

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

DISC 2

1
Where Do The Children Play? (2020 Mix)
00:03:53

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

2
Hard Headed Woman (2020 Mix)
00:03:50

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

3
Wild World (2020 Mix)
00:03:23

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

4
Sad Lisa (2020 Mix)
00:03:47

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

5
Miles From Nowhere (2020 Mix)
00:03:37

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

6
But I Might Die Tonight (2020 Mix)
00:01:56

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

7
Longer Boats (2020 Mix)
00:03:14

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

8
Into White (2020 Mix)
00:03:26

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

9
On The Road To Find Out (2020 Mix)
00:05:08

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

10
Father And Son (2020 Mix)
00:03:42

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

11
Tea For The Tillerman (2020 Mix)
00:01:08

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Jack Rothstein, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

DISC 3

1
Where Do The Children Play?
00:04:09

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Jim Cregan, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Appapoulay, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Henry, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Mary Carewe, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Andy Caine, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Janet Ramus, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Vettese, Keyboards, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - John Ashton Thomas, String Arranger, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

2
Hard Headed Woman
00:03:31

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Eric Appapoulay, Electric Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Nick Ingman, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Peter Vettese, Keyboards, Organ, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - John Ashton Thomas, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

3
Wild World
00:03:46

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Michael Henry, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Mary Carewe, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Andy Caine, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Janet Ramus, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Electric Guitar, Piano, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Maartin Allcock, Bass Guitar, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Andreas Andersson, Clarinet, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

4
Sad Lisa
00:03:57

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Eric Appapoulay, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Peter Vettese, String Arranger, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Piano, Vocals, Digital Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - John Ashton Thomas, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

5
Miles From Nowhere
00:04:01

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Jim Cregan, Electric Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Appapoulay, Electric Guitar, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Peter Vettese, Keyboards, Organ, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

6
But I Might Die Tonight
00:03:12

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jim Cregan, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Appapoulay, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - John Ashton Thomas, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Christopher Nightingale, Vocal Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

7
Longer Boats
00:02:29

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jim Cregan, Electric Guitar, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Brother Ali, Rap Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

8
Into White
00:03:42

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Jim Cregan, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Appapoulay, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Peter Vettese, AssociatedPerformer, Synth Pads - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Harpsichord, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

9
On The Road To Find Out
00:05:48

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Eric Appapoulay, Electric Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Peter Vettese, Organ, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, 12-String Acoustic Guitar - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

10
Father And Son
00:03:49

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Eric Appapoulay, Electric Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Michael Henry, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Mary Carewe, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Andy Caine, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Janet Ramus, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Vettese, Keyboards, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Bruce Lynch, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - John Ashton Thomas, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

11
Tea For The Tillerman
00:00:59

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Piano, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

DISC 4

1
Don't Be Shy
00:02:51

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Producer, Guitar, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1984 Cat-O-Log Records

2
The Joke
00:03:13

Cat Stevens, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Tony Clarke, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2001 Cat-O-Log Records

3
I've Got A Thing About Seeing My Grandson Grow Old (Outtake)
00:02:41

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Suha Gur, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2001 Cat-O-Log Records

4
Honey Man
00:03:08

Elton John, MainArtist - Cat Stevens, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Barry Hammond, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2001 Cat-O-Log Records

5
But I Might Die Tonight (Movie Version / From "Deep End" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
00:02:31

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Acoustic Guitar, Organ, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - John Ryan, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Acoustic Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist - Harvey Burns, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

6
Love Lives In The Sky
00:03:12

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Barry Hammond, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2001 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

7
Can This Be Love?
00:04:04

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jim Cregan, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Appapoulay, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - John Ashton Thomas, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Christopher Nightingale, Vocal Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

8
If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out
00:02:44

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Producer, Guitar, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1984 Cat-O-Log Records

9
It's So Good
00:02:28

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jim Cregan, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Eric Appapoulay, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - David Hefti, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Mazen Murad, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Yusuf Islam, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Alun Davies, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Kwame Yeboah, Drums, Keyboards, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - John Ashton Thomas, String Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Julien Gauthier, Studio - Christopher Nightingale, Vocal Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Cayotte, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

10
Miles From Nowhere (Demo Version)
00:03:13

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2008 Cat-O-Log Records

11
Wild World (Demo Version)
00:03:14

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2008 Yusuf Islam

12
If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out (Demo)
00:02:59

Cat Stevens, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

13
Don't Be Shy (Demo)
00:02:41

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

DISC 5

1
Where Do The Children Play? (Live At The Troubadour, Los Angeles, USA / 1970)
00:04:02

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

2
Hard Headed Woman (Live At The Troubadour, Los Angeles, USA / 1970)
00:03:53

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

3
Longer Boats (Live At The Troubadour, Los Angeles, USA / 1970)
00:02:56

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2008 Cat-O-Log Records

4
Wild World (Live At The Troubadour, Los Angeles, USA / 1970)
00:03:32

Paul Samwell-Smith, Producer - Cat Stevens, MainArtist - Del Newman, Recording Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Yusuf / Cat Stevens, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2020 Cat-O-Log Records

Album Description

Mona Bone Jakon only began Cat Stevens' comeback. Seven months later, he returned with Tea for the Tillerman, an album in the same chamber-group style, employing the same musicians and producer, but with a far more confident tone. Mona Bone Jakon had been full of references to death, but Tea for the Tillerman was not about dying; it was about living in the modern world while rejecting it in favor of spiritual fulfillment. It began with a statement of purpose, "Where Do the Children Play?," in which Stevens questioned the value of technology and progress. "Wild World" found the singer being dumped by a girl, but making the novel suggestion that she should stay with him because she was incapable of handling things without him. "Sad Lisa" might have been about the same girl after she tried and failed to make her way; now, she seemed depressed to the point of psychosis. The rest of the album veered between two themes: the conflict between the young and the old, and religion as an answer to life's questions. Tea for the Tillerman was the story of a young man's search for spiritual meaning in a soulless class society he found abhorrent. He hadn't yet reached his destination, but he was confident he was going in the right direction, traveling at his own, unhurried pace. The album's rejection of contemporary life and its yearning for something more struck a chord with listeners in an era in which traditional verities had been shaken. It didn't hurt, of course, that Stevens had lost none of his ability to craft a catchy pop melody; the album may have been full of angst, but it wasn't hard to sing along to. As a result, Tea for the Tillerman became a big seller and, for the second time in four years, its creator became a pop star.
© William Ruhlmann /TiVo

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