Yusuf / Cat Stevens 'Teaser and The Firecat' (50th Anniversary) 4 CD / BLURAY / VINYL / 7

Yusuf / Cat Stevens 'Teaser and The Firecat' (50th Anniversary) 4 CD / BLURAY / VINYL / 7" Box Set

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RELEASED 12th November 2021

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Yusuf / Cat Stevens celebrates 1971's landmark album with this extensive 4CD, Blu-Ray, 2LP and 7" set in a rigid clamshell box. Includes 41 previously unreleased demos, sessions and live tracks and 21 previously unreleased TV performances. Also contains a 50th Anniversary Remaster of the album overseen by original album producer Paul Samwell-Smith on CD and Blu-Ray HD audio plus a 7" single of 'Moonshadow', a 44-page 12" soft-cover replica of the original 'Teaser and the Firecat' book – written and illustrated by Yusuf – and an extensive 108-page hard-cover 12" essay book.

The Super Deluxe Edition 4CD/BLURAY/2LP/7" set is the most in-depth and definitive version of Teaser and the Firecat possible.

CD1 features the brand new 50th Anniversary Remaster of the album, with audio from the original Island UK stereo master tape prepared by Yusuf and his engineer David Hefti, and remastered at Abbey Road Studios and overseen by album producer Paul Samwell-Smith.

CD2, Demos, Alternate Versions, Bonus Tracks – with early demos; previously unreleased alternate mixes; a rehearsal recording for the 1975/76 Majikat tour; a rendition of "The Wind" recorded during global pandemic lockdown in the summer of 2020; and finally a brand new 2021 recording of "Bitterblue".

CD3, Live On Air, UK, 1971 –  features 20 live performances for two of the UK's major radio and television broadcasters of the day: the BBC; and Yorkshire Television. With six BBC Radio sessions (8th November 1970, and 23rd March 1971), the entire "Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends" television broadcast on Yorkshire Television (7th September 1971), and two additional BBC TV broadcasts (The Old Grey Whistle Test from 5th October 1971, and "Cat Stevens In Concert" from 27th November 1971).

CD4, Live In Montreux – features a full previously unreleased live show recorded in Montreux, Switzerland, on 2nd May 1971. With 12 live tracks in all, the performance show Cat and band at their electrifying best.

Blu-ray – features the brand new 50th Anniversary Remaster of Teaser and the Firecat in 24bit/48kHz HD audio, as well as over 80 minutes of video, including a 2020 performance of "The Wind", the 1977 animated video for "Moonshadow", and 21 live TV performances.

LP1, Teaser and the Firecat (Alternate Versions) – presents an alternative version of the complete album, made up of studio demos, alternate mixes, and 1975 tour rehearsals. This LP is completely exclusive to the Super Deluxe Edition.

LP2, Live 1971 – features five live performances from Montreux on Side 1, and six live BBC recordings on Side 2. This LP is completely exclusive to the Super Deluxe Edition.

7" Single, Moonshadow – featuring the 50th Anniversary Remaster of "Moonshadow" on Side A, and on Side B, the previously unreleased Spike Milligan "Moonshadow" narration of from the 1977 Teaser and the Firecat animated video. This single is completely exclusive to the Super Deluxe Edition.

Disc 1

  1. The Wind
  2. Rubylove
  3. If I Laugh
  4. Changes IV
  5. How Can I Tell You
  6. Tuesday's Dead
  7. Morning Has Broken
  8. Bitterblue
  9. Moonshadow
  10. Peace Train

Disc 2

  1. The Wind (Dubville Sessions 2020)
  2. Rubylove (Studio Demo)
  3. If I Laugh (Studio Demo)
  4. Changes IV (Alternate Mix, 1971)
  5. How Can I Tell You (Studio Demo)
  6. Tuesday's Dead (Studio Demo)
  7. Morning Has Broken (Basing Street Rehearsal)
  8. Bitterblue (Basing Street Rehearsal)
  9. Moonshadow (Olympic Studio Demo, 1970)
  10. Peace Train (Extended String Mix, 1971)
  11. The Day They Make Me Tsar (Studio Demo)
  12. I Want To Live In A Wigwam
  13. Fisherman Song (Studio Demo)
  14. Changes IV (Studio Demo)
  15. Tuesday's Dead (Alternate Mix, 1971)
  16. Morning Has Broken (Studio Demo)
  17. Bitterblue² (Reimagined 2021)

Disc 3

  1. Moonshadow (BBC Radio Session, 8th November 1970)
  2. Tuesday's Dead (BBC Radio Session, 23rd March 1971)
  3. How Can I Tell You (BBC Radio Session, 23rd March 1971)
  4. Peace Train (BBC Radio Session, 23rd March 1971
  5. Moonshadow (BBC Radio Session, 23rd March 1971)
  6. Bitterblue (BBC Radio Session, 23rd March 1971)
  7. Moonshadow (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends, Yorkshire Television, 7th September 1971)
  8. Where Do The Children Play? (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends, Yorkshire Television, 7th September 1971)
  9. Longer Boats (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends, Yorkshire Television, 7th September 1971)
  10. Tuesday's Dead (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends, Yorkshire Television, 7th September 1971)
  11. Sad Lisa (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends, Yorkshire Television, 7th September 1971)
  12. Hard Headed Woman (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends, Yorkshire Television, 7th September 1971)
  13. Father and Son (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends, Yorkshire Television, 7th September 1971)
  14. If I Laugh (The Old Grey Whistle Test, BBC TV, 5th October 1971)
  15. Changes IV (The Old Grey Whistle Test, BBC TV, 5th October 1971)
  16. Moonshadow (Cat Stevens In Concert, BBC TV, 27th November 1971)
  17. Tuesday's Dead (Cat Stevens In Concert, BBC TV, 27th November 1971)
  18. How Can I Tell You (Cat Stevens In Concert, BBC TV, 27th November 1971)
  19. Bitterblue (Cat Stevens In Concert, BBC TV, 27th November 1971)
  20. Changes IV (Cat Stevens In Concert, BBC TV, 27th November 1971)

Disc 4

  1. Intro (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  2. Hard Headed Woman (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  3. On The Road To Find Out (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  4. Wild World (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  5. Longer Boats (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  6. Maybe You're Right (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  7. Sad Lisa (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  8. Miles From Nowhere (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  9. Katmandu (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  10. Lady D'Arbanville (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  11. Father And Son (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  12. Where Do The Children Play? (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)
  13. Peace Train (Live In Montreux, 2nd May 1971)

Blu-Ray

  1. The Wind (HD audio)
  2. Rubylove (HD audio)
  3. If I Laugh (HD audio)
  4. Changes IV (HD audio)
  5. How Can I Tell You (HD audio)
  6. Tuesday's Dead (HD audio)
  7. Morning Has Broken (HD audio)
  8. Bitterblue (HD audio)
  9. Moonshadow (HD audio)
  10. Peace Train (HD audio)
  11. The Wind (music video)
  12. Moonshadow (music video)
  13. Longer Boats (Cat Stevens Live In Montreux, Switzerland (2nd May 1971))
  14. Sad Lisa (Cat Stevens Live In Montreux, Switzerland (2nd May 1971))
  15. Wild World (Cat Stevens Live In Montreux, Switzerland (2nd May 1971))
  16. Katmandu (Cat Stevens Live In Montreux, Switzerland (2nd May 1971))
  17. Lady D'Arbanville (Cat Stevens Live In Montreux, Switzerland (2nd May 1971))
  18. Where Do The Children Play? (Cat Stevens Live In Montreux, Switzerland (2nd May 1971))
  19. Peace Train (Cat Stevens Live In Montreux, Switzerland (2nd May 1971))
  20. Moonshadow (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends (Yorkshire TV) (7th September 1971))
  21. Where Do The Children Play? (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends (Yorkshire TV) (7th September 1971))
  22. Longer Boats (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends (Yorkshire TV) (7th September 1971))
  23. Tuesday's Dead (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends (Yorkshire TV) (7th September 1971))
  24. Sad Lisa (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends (Yorkshire TV) (7th September 1971))
  25. Hard Headed Woman (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends (Yorkshire TV) (7th September 1971))
  26. Father And Son (Out Front: Cat Stevens And Friends (Yorkshire TV) (7th September 1971))
  27. If I Laugh (The Old Grey Whistle Test (BBC TV) (5th October 1971))
  28. Changes IV (The Old Grey Whistle Test (BBC TV) (5th October 1971))
  29. Moon Shadow (Cat Stevens In Concert (BBC TV) (27th November 1971))
  30. Tuesday's Dead (Cat Stevens In Concert (BBC TV) (27th November 1971))
  31. How Can I Tell You (Cat Stevens In Concert (BBC TV) (27th November 1971))
  32. Bitterblue (Cat Stevens In Concert (BBC TV) (27th November 1971))
  33. Changes IV (Cat Stevens In Concert (BBC TV) (27th November 1971))

LP1 - Side A

  1. The Wind (Dubville Sessions 2020)
  2. Rubylove (Studio Demo)
  3. If I Laugh (Studio Demo)
  4. Changes IV (Studio Demo)
  5. How Can I Tell You (Studio Demo)

LP1 - Side B

  1. Tuesday's Dead (Studio Demo)
  2. Morning Has Broken (Basing Street Rehearsal)
  3. Bitterblue (Basing Street Rehearsal)
  4. Moonshadow (Olympic Studio Demo, 1970)
  5. Peace Train (Extended String Mix, 1971)

LP2 - Side A

  1. Hard Headed Woman
  2. Wild World
  3. Lady D'Arbanville
  4. Father And Son
  5. Peace Train

LP2 - Side B

  1. Moonshadow (BBC Radio Session, 23rd March 1971)
  2. If I Laugh (The Old Grey Whistle Test, 5th October 1971)
  3. Tuesday's Dead (Cat Stevens In Concert, 27th November 1971)
  4. How Can I Tell You (Cat Stevens In Concert, 27th November 1971)
  5. Bitterblue (Cat Stevens In Concert, 27th November 1971)
  6. Changes IV (Cat Stevens In Concert, 27th November 1971)

7" - Side A

  1. Moonshadow

7" - Side B

  1. Spike Milligan narration

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