The Life of the Last Prophet

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The Life of the Last Prophet
Yusuf Islam - Life of the Last Prophet.jpg
Studio album by Yusuf Islam
Released 1995
Genre Spoken Word
Label Mountain of Light/Jamal Records
Yusuf Islam chronology
The Life of the Last Prophet
Prayers of the Last Prophet

The Life of the Last Prophet was the first album to be released by Yusuf Islam (after leaving the Western pop music business in 1978, when he was known as Cat Stevens). After that time, he recorded only albums with Islamic themes, including recordings for children to learn both the Arabic alphabet and basic tenets of Islam. This album is both an attempt to give praise to Muhammad, which is encouraged as an act of faith in the Qur'an, and an attempt to reach out to young people and those who wish to understand more about Islam, and to explain why such a popular commercial recording artist would leave the business at the height of his career.

Released in 1995, the album is a spoken-word, audio production.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Call to Prayer [Adhan]
  2. Introduction
  3. The Lone Orphan
  4. The Trustworthy
  5. The Black Stone
  6. Polytheists and Idols
  7. The Cave
  8. Read! [Surah Al'alaq]
  9. The Opening [Surah Al-Fatihah]
  10. Allah; the One [Surah Al-Ikhlas]
  11. Rejection and Boycott
  12. The Night Journey
  13. The Lote Tree [Surah Al-Isra']
  14. Five Daily Prayers
  15. Al-Madinah
  16. The First Constitution
  17. Migrants and Helpers [Surah Al-Anfal]
  18. Charity and Fasting
  19. People of the Book
  20. Permission to Fight [Surah Al-Hajj]
  21. Battle of Badr
  22. Truce of Hudaybiyyah
  23. Call to the Rulers
  24. Common Terms [Surah Al 'Imran]
  25. Makkah Opened
  26. Ilaha Illa Allah
  27. Idols Smashed
  28. Religion of Truth [Surah Al-Saf]
  29. Farewell Pilgrimage
  30. This Day [Surah Al-Mustafa]
  31. The Death of the Prophet
  32. Muhammad Al Mustafa
  33. Supplication [Du'd]
  34. Tala'a Al-Badru 'Alayna