"Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" as written by and T.s. Eliot Andrew Lloyd Webber....
Are you blind when your born? Can you see in the dark?
Can you look at a king? Would you sit on his throne?
Can you say of your bite that its worse than your bark?
Are you the cock of the walk when your walking alone?

Because Jellicles are and Jellicles do
Jellicles do and Jellicles would
Jellicles would and Jellicles can
Jellicles can and Jellicles do.

When you fall on your head, do you land on your feet?
Are you tense when you sense theres a storm in the air?
Can you find your way blind when your lost in the streets?
Do you know how to go to the Heavyside Layer?

Because Jellicles can and Jellicles do
Jellicles do and Jellicles can
Jellicles can and Jellicles do
Jellicles do and Jellicles can
Jellicles can and Jellicles do.

Can you ride on a broomstick to places far distant?
Familiar with candle, with book and with bell?
Are you Whittingtons friend? The Pied Pipers assistant?
Have you been an alumnus of heaven and hell?

Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats

We can dive through the air like a flying trapeze.
We can turn double somersaults, bounce on a tire.
We can run up a wall, swing through the trees.
We can balance on bars, we can walk on a wire.

Jellicles can and Jellicles do
Jellicles can and Jellicles do
Jellicles can and Jellicles do
Jellicles can and Jellicles do

Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats.

Can you sing at the same time in more than one key?
Duets by Rossini and waltzes by Strauss
And can you (As cats do) begin with a C
That always triumphantly brings down the house?

Jellicle cats are queen of the night
Singing at astronomical hieghts
Handling pieces from the Messiah
Hallelluja, angelic choir.

The mystical divinity of unashamed felinity
Round the cathedral rang Vivat!
Lfe to the everlasting cat!

Jellicles can and Jellicles do
Jellicles do and Jellicles can
Jellicles cats sing Jellicle chants
Jellicles old and Jellicles new
Jellicle song and Jellicle dance.

Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats

Practicle cats, dramatical cats
Pragmaticalcats, fantastical cats.
Oratorical cats, delphioracle cats.
Skepticalcats, dispeptical cats.
Romantical cats, pendatical cats.
Critical cats, parasitical cats.
Allegorical cats, metaphorical cats.
Statistical cats and mystical cats.
Political cats, hypocritical cats.
Clerical cats, hysterical cats.
Cynical cats,rabbinical cats.

Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle bells that Jellicles ring
Jellicle sharps and Jellicle flats
Jellicle songs that Jellicles sing

Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for Jellicle cats

There's a man over there with a look of surprise
As much as to say "Well how about that"
Do I actually see with my own very eyes,
A man who has not heard of a Jellicle cat.
Whats a Jellicle Cat? Whats a Jellicle Cat?


Lyrics submitted by celticgirl4

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    General CommentGREAT musical. Saw it twice off Broadway and even named my feline after the old gray unloveable cat.
    wholelottawomanon December 01, 2011   Link

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