He was the voice of a generation! So, why after a career selling over 60 million records and sell-out stadium shows across the globe, did Cat Stevens give it all up?
Discover the man behind the legend, his discontent with the excess of fame and fortune, and his resulting conversion to Islam.
From humble beginnings as a teenager growing up in London's West End to his rise as a teen star, Wild World -- The Cat Stevens Story takes you on a spoken word and musical journey through Cat Stevens' battle with tuberculosis at just 19, his resulting discovery of spirituality and a near death experience drowning.
Go behind the scenes and share the emotion of his amazing trajectory through the late '60s and '70s. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to Cat Stevens, both physically and vocally, London-born Paul Dillon, tells the incredible story. From Cat's teenage years, a tear-away at school, followed by his first song-writing contract at 17, to his first recording contract at 18 and all the way through to his current lifestyle and change of name. When in the late 70s the cult legend suddenly abandoned his musical career after a short decade of celebrated global success.
Come and hear the unforgettable songs of Cat Stevens, performed by Paul and accompanied by his band, The Tillermen, and share the emotion of this fabulous songwriter's amazing story. It's all set to the soundtrack of the amazing life performance of over 20 unforgettable songs like: 'Moonshadow', 'Peace Train', 'Wild World', 'Where Do the Children Play?', 'So Very Young', 'Morning Has Broken', 'Father and Son' and many more...
Every 2nd household in Australia owned a Cat Stevens album in the 70s, maybe you were one of them? Come and relive Cat's amazing music life on stage this March!
WILD WORLD - The Cat Stevens Story
Wednesday, 3 March @ 7.30pm
Nambour Civic Centre - Main Hall ; Sunshine Coast
$38 Groups 8+
(additional internet/phn charges apply)
Licensed event - all under 18yrs must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
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