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According to the Cool for Cats Songfacts, the song title is a reference to the UK TV series Cool For Cats, which ran from 1956 to 1961.

Released in March 1979, the song was the second single from Squeeze's Cool for Cats album. It featured a comparatively rare lead vocal performance from Squeeze lyricist Chris Difford, one of only two occasions he sang lead on a Squeeze single A-side (the other was 1989's "Love Circles"). The single, slightly edited from… read more

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Squeeze - Cool For Cats Lyrics


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  • This song really sucked when I was first getting into Squeeze, but it's grown on me. The lyrics are the perfect description of a night partying.
  • :-)... geiler punk der späten 70er...
  • great song
  • I haven't been obsessed with a song in a long time. This is a perfect New Wave song.
  • still great.
  • brilliant at cornbury last week and at royal albert hall a few yrs ago
  • Ask Hugh Cornwell
  • ...later with... http://www.jasonwrightonline.com/
  • Originals please

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