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Year Of The Cat (album) by Al Stewart 

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Year Of The Cat
Year Of The Cat by Al Stewart (1976)
Overall rank: 1,227th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 99 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1976 (24th)
Top albums of the 1970s (280th)
Best albums of all time (1,227th)

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AL STEWART - YEAR OF THE CAT - JXS-7022, SOFT ROCK Music LP Vinyl Record
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VINYL LP Al Stewart - Year Of The Cat / Janus
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Al Stewart bestography

Year Of The Cat is ranked as the best album by Al Stewart.

Al Stewart album bestography « Higher ranked (1,227th) This album (1,227th) Lower ranked (5,835th) »
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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 99 votes)
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75/100
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From dihansse 11/23/2015 20:41
This album is one of my top 100 albums (check out the rest of my eclectic choice if you like) just because it is plainly a classic: the voice and the song writing of Al Stewart on this album is just fabulous. Since then he he wasn't able to follow up on this one but that doesn't matter. This album has it all.
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From NickVolos 10/09/2013 11:43
Where do you start on this one... It is great all over. From "Year Of The Cat" to "Broadway Hotel", "Lord GrenVille" to "One Stage Before", "On The Border" to ...
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From galileo1957 05/04/2010 07:12
On a morning from a Bogart movie;
In a country where they turn back time;
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre
Contemplating a crime;
She comes out of the sun in a silk dress running
Like a watercolor in the rain;
Don't bother asking for explanations
She'll just tell you that she came;
In the year of the cat.

Is there a more visual set of lyrics? This, the Title Song alone is worth the price of admission for this Album. The above lyric is an example of Al Stewarts song writing skills, an underrated artist... "A year of the Cat" is his finest hour, I highly recommend .
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