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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: 1,433rd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 67 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1976 (27th)
Top albums of the 1970s (314th)
Best albums of all time (1,433rd)

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

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Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 67 votes)
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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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