Orchestral pop – Al Stewart: Year Of The Cat

Celebrating the role of orchestral instruments in pop songs, our eyes turn to Al Stewart‘s Year of the Cat.

Completed in 1976, the song pairs Stewart’s winsome vocals with Andrew Powell’s striking string arrangements, the scurrying cellos adding to the storytelling. Listen and enjoy!

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