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April : April.
In celebration of an era of Islamic nashid songs by Yusuf Islam spanning 1981 to 2006, Mountain of Light releases the Footsteps in the Light CD together with a 24 page booklet of lyrics and thoughts.
May : May.
Alan Yentob presents ‘Imagine: The Artist Formerly Known As Cat Stevens’, a new BBC1 documentary.
September : September 26.
Yusuf performs at the Fortune Forum event, London, to help raise funds to tackle world poverty. Other guests include former US president Bill Clinton and actor Michael Douglas.
October : October 11.
Yusuf is named ASCAP’S Songwriter of the Year for the second year running.
November : November 2006.
LP: An Other Cup. Yusuf’s first mainstream release for almost 30 years, sounding a lot like ‘Cat Stevens’ to the delight of many of his enduring fans.
December : December 11.
Yusuf performs at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway.