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Encyclopedia > The Lovecats
“The Lovecats”
“The Lovecats” cover
Single by The Cure
Released October 18, 1983
Format 7", 12"
Genre Jazz
Length 3:33
Label Fiction Records
Producer Phil Thornalley
Chris Parry
The Cure
The Cure singles chronology
"The Walk"
(1983)
"The Lovecats"
(1983)
"The Caterpillar"
(1984)

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Unlike most of The Cure's famous singles, "The Lovecats" is rarely performed live, due to the complexity of the song and the difficulty in recreating some sounds from it.

Contents

Track listing

UK 7"

  1. "The Lovecats" (3:33)
  2. "Speak My Language" (2:39)

UK 12"

  1. "The Lovecats" (Extended Version) (4:37)
  2. "Speak My Language" (2:39)
  3. "Mr. Pink Eyes" (2:45)

Personnel

For other persons named Robert Smith, see Robert Smith (disambiguation). ... Laurence Lol Tolhurst (born Laurence Andrew Tolhurst on February 3, 1959 in Horley, England) was a founding member and drummer/keyboardist for the UK band The Cure. ... Philip Carden Thornalley (born 5 January 1960, Worlington, Suffolk, England) is a songwriter-producer and occasional bassist and vocalist who has worked in the music industry since 1978. ... Andy Anderson was born in London, England on January 30th, 1951. ...

Cover versions

  • This song is available on "Dancing Stage Megamix" ("Dance Dance Revolution" outside of Europe), a home version of the popular game.
  • This song was performed live by Jamie Cullum, in a duet with Katie Melua, at the 2004 Brit Awards ceremony.
  • The band OK Go released a cover of this song on the EP Do What You Want.
  • The song was recently covered by Canadian singer Paul Anka on his 2005 album, Rock Swings.
  • The song was also recently covered by English band Patchwork Grace on their 2007 début album, Milk Teeth
  • Rapper Tricky has also released a cover of the song on his 2003 album Vulnerable.
  • Canadian singer-songwriter Luke Doucet recorded The Lovecats on his 2008 album Blood's Too Rich (as Luke Doucet & The White Falcon).
  • The Moon sings at the end of Nanaggeddon, from the second series of The Mighty Boosh
  • London based Psychobilly/Rockabilly band Hot Rocket Trio's album Los Pistoleros features a cover of this song.
  • Mr Scruff ended with this song on his DJ spot at Stealth on the Nottingham date of his 2008 tour.
  • Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance along with several other members of various bands have created a Cure tribute band called The Love Cats.
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See also: 2007 in country music 2007 in British music 2007 in hip hop 2007 in metal Albums released in 2007 Musical groups established in 2007 // January George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queens New Year Honours List. ... For other uses, see Tricky (disambiguation). ... Luke Doucet is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... The Mighty Boosh, colloquially referred to as The Boosh,[1] is the collective name for the creators of the British television situation comedy. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Psychobilly is a genre of rock music that mixes elements of punk rock, rockabilly, and other genres. ... Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, and emerged in the early-1950s. ... Mr. ... For other uses, see Nottingham (disambiguation). ... Frank Anthony Iero (born October 31, 1981) is the rhythm guitarist and back up vocalist for the alternative rock band My Chemical Romance. ... My Chemical Romance are an American rock band formed in 2001. ... For other uses, see Cure (disambiguation). ... This article is about the band. ... For other persons named Robert Smith, see Robert Smith (disambiguation). ... Simon Jonathon Gallup is an English musician born on June 1, 1960 in Duxhurst, England, and bassist of the British post-punk band The Cure. ... Porl Thompson (born Paul Stephen Thompson on November 8, 1957 in Wimbledon, England) is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Jason Cooper (born January 31, 1967) is an English musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Andy Anderson was born in London, England on January 30th, 1951. ... Perry Archangelo Bamonte (born September 3, 1960 in London, England) is an Anglo-Italian musician best known for his work with The Cure. ... Michael Dempsey is a bassist from England, who has performed as a member of several post-punk and new wave bands including The Cure and the Associates. ... Matthieu Hartley was born in Smallfield, England on February 4th, 1960. ... Roger ODonnell (born October 29, 1955) is an Anglo-Irish musician best known for his work with bands; The Cure, Psychedelic Furs, the Thompson Twins and Berlin. ... Philip Carden Thornalley (born 5 January 1960, Worlington, Suffolk, England) is a songwriter-producer and occasional bassist and vocalist who has worked in the music industry since 1978. ... Laurence Lol Tolhurst (born Laurence Andrew Tolhurst on February 3, 1959 in Horley, England) was a founding member and drummer/keyboardist for the UK band The Cure. ... Boris Peter Bransby-Williams (born April 24, 1957 in Versailles, France) is an English drummer best known for his work with The Cure (1984-1994). ... Three Imaginary Boys is English rock band The Cures debut album. ... Seventeen Seconds is the second studio album by The Cure, released in April, 1980 by Fiction Records. ... 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