Okay, so this song may be about a large wildcat, but what cat hasn’t thought of themselves as a ferocious wild cat whose jungle is your laundry room? © 2019 Belvoir Media Group.

He was inspired to put it to the tune of a folk song when their son was born. She also performed the song for Andrew Lloyd Webber's 50th birthday concert, released on DVD as Andrew Lloyd Webber: Celebration, for the first Chinese concerts of his work, released on DVD as Andrew Lloyd Webber: Masterpiece. [7], There are three key changes in "Memory" so as to keep the song within the comfortable range for a chest voice.

2 - Year of the Cat by Al Stewart, a smooth cat track. In the book, the protagonist, Hurtle, is horrified when he discovers his lover’s husband drowned a bag of stray cats. Rawr! Did we leave out your favorite cat tune? As Grizabella returns near the end of the musical, she sings the full version of the song as she pleads for acceptance, with Jemima joining in briefly to urge her on. It was written for the 1981 musical Cats, where it is sung primarily by the character Grizabella as a melancholic remembrance of her glamorous past and as a plea for acceptance. When your cat falls asleep in some corner of the house, and you can’t find them, don’t you just call out to your kitten sometimes so you can see them, and know they’re there? Let us know in the comments below! The Turtles, "Cat in the Window (The Bird in the Sky)" (1970). British band the Cure had become known for gorgeously gloomy songs by the early ’80s. It remains a powerful testament to father-son bonding. The second single off of Squeeze’s album of the same name, “Cool For Cats,” is a boastful drunken pub crawl of a song. (1965). © 2020 All rights reserved.

Maybe it’ll soothe your savage beast. "Memory" is the climax of the musical and by far its best-known song, having achieved mainstream success outside of the musical. The 5 Best Cats Featured In Walt Disney Cartoons And Movies.

A doubleheader from the Cure is appropriate, because the group followed up "All Cats Are Grey" with this considerably peppier song two years later.

"Memory" has been covered by numerous musical acts. He asked his father, a noted expert on Puccini, for his opinion on whether it sounded like one of the composer's works; according to Lloyd Webber, his father responded: "It sounds like a million dollars! The Lovin’ Spoonful‘s “Nashville Cats” captures this laid back kitty mentality perfectly. Have you noticed a trend with these songs?