His debut album and its title song " Matthew and Son " both reached top ten in the UK charts. In December , Stevens converted to Islam  and adopted the name Yusuf Islam the following year. In , he auctioned all of his guitars for charity. He was embroiled in a long-running controversy regarding comments he made in about the death fatwa on author Salman Rushdie. He has received two honorary doctorates and awards for promoting peace as well as other humanitarian awards. In , he returned to pop music — releasing his first new studio album of new pop songs in 28 years, entitled An Other Cup. Steven Georgiou, born on 21 July in the Marylebone area of London ,  was the youngest child of a Greek Cypriot father, Stavros Georgiou — ,  and a Swedish mother, Ingrid Wickman —
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Early in a Cat Stevens, a. Yusuf Islam, a. It did not sound like ersatz show-biz banter; it sounded humble, childlike even, as if he himself were surprised by the emotion. It sounded like capitulation. The crowd, in response, rose to its feet en masse, producing a sound that was more than just a cheer. It was an embrace. It was an acknowledgment by artist and audience alike: Cat Stevens, a figure who, for all intents and purposes, had ceased to exist more than three decades ago, had come back. For a long time, it has been hard to love the man once known and now known again as Cat Stevens.
By any name, Yusuf Islam is a legend. Fifty years ago, the man who came to fame as Cat Stevens released his masterpiece album, "Tea For the Tillerman. And now, he has a new album coming out in the fall, but you might already know every word to every song. In "Tea For the Tillerman 2," Yusuf has re-recorded every track, but with the perspective that 50 years of living can bring. The songs seem as fresh as ever, and — at almost 72 — so does he.
My son turned me on to Nirvana years ago, and their performance at the end was just explosive. His ever-present bodyguard, a beefy dude who stands at least six feet four, is perched on a nearby piano bench. More than at any other point since his return to secular music eight years ago, he looks like a rock star. Yusuf is relaxed and friendly, but everyone else seems a little on edge. His son anxiously looks up from his laptop when the conversation veers from music, and two publicists sit outside the door. Georgiou came of age just as his hometown was becoming the center of the rock universe. Everything was in this small radius in the West End of London. Hearing Bob Dylan for the first time changed his life.