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Song Name: Pink Pussycat

Artist: DEVO

Appears On:

Year Released: 1978

Years Performed: [1] 1977-1980

Run Time: 3:08 (album version)

Writing Credits: Mark Mothersbaugh/Bob Mothersbaugh

Sung By: Mark Mothersbaugh (Lead), Bob Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale, Bob Casale

Alternate Versions: None Known

Demo Versions: Pink Pussycat (demo) Run Time: 4:08 (demo version) Appears On: Recombo DNA

  • Demo made during the late 1978 to early 1979 Duty Now For The Future album recording sessions.

Song Connections:

Trivia / Info:Edit

  • One of a handful of DEVO songs to feature Bob 2's voice. He sings the deep "meow meow meow" near the song's end.
  • G.V.C. and the Bobs sing the line "pink pussycat" throughout the song.

Onstage Behavior: Jerry moves spasmodically while the rest of DEVO stay planted in place.[2]

Lyrics:

Pink pussycat - where are you?
Pink pussycat - I'm looking for you
Pink pussycat - meow, meow, meow
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat - where ya hiding puss?
Pink pussycat - I'm coming after you
I'm gonna mix your meow, meows
Pink pussycat - I see you in the car now
Pink pussycat - I've got you in the backseat
Pink pussycat - I wanna touch your fur now
Pink pussycat - I'm gonna see you dance now
Pink pussycat - I'm gonna stand your fur on end
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat - where ya hiding puss?
Pink pussycat - I'm gonna catch you
Pink pussycat - meow, meow, meow
Pink pussycat - Ill sleep inside you
Pink pussycat - I'll lick you clean
Pink pussycat - I'm gonna mess you up
Pink pussycat - I'm a dog
Pink pussycat - bow, wow, wow
Pink pussycat - I'm gonna chase you
Pink pussycat - I'm gonna catch you
Pink pussycat - I'm gonna bite you
Pink pussycat - I'll tear your little ears off
Pink pussycat - meow, meow, meow
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat
Pink pussycat - I'm so stroft
Pink pussycat - I'm so stroft, I'm so stroft
Pink pussycat - I'm so stroft

Live Video: Concert footage appears on DEVO Live 1980 (CD+DVD).

References:

  1. DEVO Live Guide. Website keyword search for "pink pussycat".
  2. YouTube. "DEVO - Pink Pussycat - live 1978". uploaded by Alain From France.

External Links:

MusicBrainz
AllMusic


DEVO
Mark Mothersbaugh | Gerry Casale | Bob Mothersbaugh
Bob Lewis | Bob Casale | Jim Mothersbaugh | Alan Myers
David Kendrick | Josh Freese & Jeff Friedl | Josh Hager
Record Labels / Publishers
Booji Boy Records | Warner Brothers | Enigma | Devo, Inc. 
Stiff | Virgin | Rykodisk | Infinite Zero | Restless | Discovery | Rhino 
MVD Audio | The Orchard | Superior Viaduct | Futurismo
Production
Brian Eno | Ken Scott | Robert Margouleff | Roy Thomas Baker | DEVO 
The Teddybears | Greg Kurstin | Santi White | John King | John Hill | Mark Nishita 
Official Studio Albums
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978) | Duty Now For The Future (1979) | Freedom of Choice (1980) | New Traditionalists (1981) | oh, no! it's DEVO (1982) | Shout (1984) | Total DEVO (1988) | SmoothNoodleMaps (1990) | Something for Everybody   (2010)
Other Albums
Be Stiff EP (1977) | E-Z Listening Disc (1987) | Now It Can Be Told: DEVO at the Palace (1989) | Hardcore DEVO Vol. 1 74-77 (1990) | Hardcore DEVO Vol. 2 1974-1977 (1991) | DEVO Live: The Mongoloid Years (1992) | DEV-O Live (1999) | Recombo DNA (2000) | Live In Central Park (2004) | DEVO Live 1980 (2005) | New Traditionalists: Live 1981 Seattle (2012) | Something ELSE for Everybody  (2013) | Miracle Witness Hour  (2014) | Live at Max's Kansas City - November 15, 1977  (2014) | Butch Devo and the Sundance Gig  (2014) | Hardcore DEVO Live!  (2015)
Filmography
The Men Who Make The Music (1981) | Human Highway (1982) | We're All DEVO (1984) | The Complete Truth About De-Evolution (1993) | DEVO Live (2004) | DEVO Live In The Land Of The Rising Sun (2004) | DEVO Live 1980 (2005) | Hardcore DEVO Live!  (2015)
Related Articles
History | Bootlegs | Booji Boy | Devolution | Influence | The Wipeouters | Jihad Jerry & The Evildoers | Devo 2.0 | Akron, Ohio | Music Videos | Versions | Outfits

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