The Aristocats (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

The Aristocats disney song music“The Aristocats” is the title song of the 1970 Disney animated film “The Aristocats“. The film tells the story of a family of aristocratic cats living in Paris who are kidnapped by their butler in an attempt to steal their inheritance, and the adventures they have as they try to find their way back home.

In the film, “The Aristocats” is performed by a group of alley cats who help the film’s feline protagonists, including the suave and charming tomcat Thomas O’Malley. The song’s upbeat jazz melody and catchy lyrics celebrate the joys of being a carefree and adventurous cat, with lines like “Everybody wants to be a cat” and “Aristocats are never found in alleyways or hanging ’round the garbage cans”.

“The Aristocats” was written by the Sherman Brothers, who also wrote other classic Disney songs like “It’s a Small World (After All)” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” from the film of the same name. The song’s jazzy style and playful lyrics have made it a favorite among Disney fans, and it has been covered by a number of artists over the years.

While “The Aristocats” may not be as well-known as some of the other songs from Disney’s animated classics, it remains a fun and upbeat part of the film’s soundtrack, and a beloved part of Disney’s musical legacy.

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