Artist: Yusuf Islam (with Magne and other artists contributing)
Released: March 2005
Indian Ocean is a song recorded by Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) in aid of the countless children orphaned in tsunami-hit Indonesia. Find the lyrics and listen to the song here.
Here is a description of the release from Wikipedia:
In early 2005, Yusuf released a new song entitled “Indian Ocean” about the 2004 tsunami disaster. The song featured Indian composer/producer A. R. Rahman, a-ha keyboard player Magne Furuholmen and Travis drummer Neil Primrose. Proceeds of the single went to help orphans in Banda Aceh, one of the areas worst affected by the tsunami, through Yusuf’s Small Kindness charity. At first, the single was released only through several online music stores but later featured on the compilation album Cat Stevens: Gold.
- 01/29/2005 – NRK: Hippie-helt i Aceh
- 01/28/2005 – Aftenposten: Cat Stevens ga Furuholmen bakoversveis
- 01/28/2005 – P4: Cat Stevens og Magne Furuholmen
- 01/26/2005 – a-ha.com: Magne plays with Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) on his first pop record since 1978