December 20th 2019, London, UK – Today, in collaboration with Universal Pictures, Polydor Records is pleased to release Cats: Highlights From The Motion Picture Soundtrack.
The highly-anticipated soundtrack is out now alongside the film, which is directed by Oscar®-winning filmmaker Tom Hooper (Les Misérables, The King’s Speech), and stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward.
Cats: Highlights From The Motion Picture Soundtrack features Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic songs and music, including “Memory”, sung by Jennifer Hudson feat. Francesca Hayward, as well as a collaboration with global music icon Taylor Swift on the new original song she wrote with Lloyd Webber, “Beautiful Ghosts”.
The track is performed by Francesca Hayward in the film and by Swift in the film’s end credits, both versions feature on the soundtrack. An official lyric video for Swift’s version can also be viewed here
Other songs on the 16-track soundtrack include the classic “Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats” which is performed by the cast of the film, “The Rum Tum Tugger,” performed by Jason Derulo and “Macavity” performed by Taylor Swift featuring Idris Elba.