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Notting Hill. Kids film. Sci fi. Best films. By genre. Brit pop. Britney Spears tour. Lionel Richie tour. Festival news. Festivals in London. Festivals in UK. It began with a statement of purpose, "Where Do the Children Play? 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.
On his remake of "Father And Son," he even sings along with his year-old self. On this edition of All Songs Considered, I talk with Yusuf Cat Stevens about how and why he revisited these songs — songs that were originally written shortly after he'd had a close encounter with death.
You can hear the full interview with the listen button at the top of the page and read excerpts below. You know, that's enough for you to really get thinking. And I was given this book by a friend of mine, Paul Ryan. He gave me a Buddhist book, learning about the self, trying to detach oneself from your environment, your material location and dive deep into the metaphysical world in understanding who you are. And it was that moment where I really blossomed musically for sure.
But essentially, the song lives in these two kinds of universes.Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Tea For The Tillerman · Cat Stevens Tea For The Tillerman ℗ Island Records, a division of Universal Music O.