It was also the last album of contemporary western music that he recorded until An Other Cupnearly 30 years later. Yusuf recorded this album in Novemberre-uniting with his producer from the early s, Paul Samwell-Smithand arranger Del Newmanwhich includes his guitarist, Alun Daviesalso his drummer Gerry Conwayneither Bad Brakes - Cat Stevens - Back To Earth whom had appeared on Stevens' previous album " Izitso ".
Alun co—wrote two new songs. The old team had now come back together to complete the final record. At this point, Yusuf was praying five times daily and the sessions took on a melancholy edge, as it was implicitly understood that they were to be the last.
On 3 Decemberthe album Back to Earth was released. The same day the album was released, Yusuf's father Stavros Georgiou died. As he was unwilling to promote the album Back to Earth with a tour, it peaked at only No. It has been the last singer's album for 28 years, when "An Bad Brakes - Cat Stevens - Back To Earth Cup" was released in The album features a return to the acoustic guitar sound of Stevens' early s albums like Tea for the Tillerman.
Two of the songs, " Just Another Night " and " Last Love Song ", express bitterness about how he was treated Oh No Not Susan - Electric Light Orchestra - On The Third Day the music industry, with lyrics such as "If you don't want me, maybe I don't want you.
Izitso Back to Earth Majikat
Allegretto - Clementi* - Balázs Szokolay - Piano Music (Six Progressive Sonatinas, Op. 36 • Sonata O, Cobra Bora (Call The Cops Mix) - 808 State - 808:90, Lover Be Thy Name - Haddaway - The Drive, The Big Gun Down - Bane - Give Blood