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Cat Stevens / Collected 2LP vinyl

Cat Stevens / Collected 2LP coloured vinyl

2LP purple vinyl limited to 2000 units

Music On Vinyl continue their Collected series next month with a 2LP selection of music from Cat Stevens pressed on limited edition 2LP purple vinyl.

The double vinyl set offers a decent overview of Stevens’ career starting with a trio of early singles from the 1960s (‘Matthew & Son’, ‘I Love My Dog’ and ‘I’m Gonna Get Me A Gun’) – and the classic ‘The First Cut Is The Deepest’ (from the New Masters album) – before moving on to choice cuts from his classic early seventies era such as ‘Peace Train’, ‘Where Do The Children Play?’, ‘Wild World’, ‘Morning Has Broken’, ‘Moonshadow’ and ‘Lady D’Arbanville’. Side four also includes to ‘Midday (Avoid City After Dark)’, credited to the singer’s latter-day Yusuf Islam identity.

These gatefold Collected sets are part of a long running series and are always really well presented and come in high quality thick PVC sleeves. This purple vinyl edition is limited to 2,000 units and will likely be replaced with a black vinyl once this is out of print.

Cat Stevens Collected is released on 21 February 2020 via Music On Vinyl. Order your copy via the SDE shop using this link or the button below.

SIDE A

Matthew & Son
I Love My Dog
I’m Gonna Get Me A Gun
The First Cut Is The Deepest
A Bad Night
Peace Train
Where Do The Children Play?

SIDE B

Hard Headed Woman
Wild World
Lady D’Arbanville
Father And Son
Katmandu
I Want To Live In A Wigwam
Tuesday’s Dead

SIDE C

Morning Has Broken
Moonshadow
Sitting
Can’t Keep It In
The Hurt
Oh Very Young

SIDE D

Banapple Gas
Two Fine People
Another Saturday Night
(Remember The Days Of The) Old Schoolyard
Child For A Day
Yusuf – Midday (Avoid City After Dark)

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James Beresford-wylie

I got the silver copy when it first came out and pressing was awful. Returned for refund with no issue , then bought standard black version and was a reasonable job .

Chris Ng

Music on Vinyl is getting lazy!
This was first issued in 2017 on silver vinyl. It was also limited to 2000 copies.
Just another “milk the fans” project!

Paul Taylor

Ordered via SDE shop

Randy Metro

What was he eating when he wrote Banapple Gas? Cat was having writer’s block when he wrote that and most of the album Numbers.

“Banapple gas, oh Banapple gas
Everybody’s sniffing it, Banapple gas.”

Daveyman 1968 (Daveyman19)

very lazy cover design… just sayin’…

Ian McJannet

Fawlty Towers has a lot to answer for ………
How many youngsters heads did that fly over !!!

John McCann

Stayed in the gleneagles hotel a couple of time before its demolition,now a care home,got a blue plack on it now,visited last year,i love Torquay,lived their for a few years in the 80s, great times

Jakob

And I was just about to remark on how weak the typography is!

Daveyman 1968 (Daveyman19)

“the torquay view is over there between the sea and the sky… ” :-)

just though the cover looked a bit bland considering some of his classic 70’s albums had nice illustration etc – its the designer in me thats all!

Gerbrand

Also available on 3CD with 54 tracks (!) for half the price (!!). Format wars ;-)

Recommended, like all Collected 3CD’s.

KevinK

This originally came out as a (limited) 180g black vinyl 2LP set in late 2017.

Keith

Also released as a “limited” edition on silver coloured vinyl in 2017. That was from Music on Vinyl as well. How limited is limited!?

KevinK

Couple of typos in the text … Peach Train & Wild Word !

David Bly

I believe that “Peach Train” is meant to be coming on the limited peach-coloured vinyl in 2011…

“Wild Word” I think is a Paul Weller song…