Black Cat

Black Cat Recording Black Cat

Black Cat Recording Black Cat

LYRICS
Scary sorcery
Amen or omen
Evil demon
Or getting lucky
Nose twitches
Familiar with witches

The crossing of a path
God’s wrath
Is left to right alright
Scottish or pettish
Celtic mythology
Fairly fairy genealogy
Death by misfortune
Granting favorable times
The stuff of nursery rhymes

Specifically suspected
At the black cat
Omen
Amen

Black Cat Music Video.mp4

Black Cat.mp3

ABOUT THE SONG
Chords — Em Esus
Dm Em

Serenade / 94 BPM

Written and recorded live in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA. Video features a black cat.

The folklore surrounding black cats varies from culture to culture. The Scottish believe that a strange black cat’s arrival to the home signifies prosperity. In Celtic mythology, a fairy known as the Cat S├Čth takes the form of a black cat. Black cats are also considered good luck in Japan. Furthermore, it is believed that a lady who owns a black cat will have many suitors. However, in Western history, black cats have often been looked upon as a symbol of evil omens, specifically being suspected of being the familiars of witches, and so most of Europe considers the black cat a symbol of bad luck, especially if one crosses paths with a person, which is believed to be an omen of misfortune and death. In Germany, some believe that black cats crossing a person’s path from right to left, is a bad omen. But from left to right, the cat is granting favorable times.

The black cat in folklore has been able to change into human shape to act as a spy or courier for witches or demons. When the Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth Rock, they brought with them a devout faith in the Bible. They also brought a deepening suspicion of anything deemed of the devil and were a deeply suspicious group. They viewed the black cat as a companion, or a familiar to witches. Anyone caught with a black cat would be severely punished or even killed. They viewed the black cat as part demon and part sorcery. — Wikipedia

Daniel — Vocals, Keyboards

From the album Eat It!
by Daniel Brouse

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