1982 Soundtrack – Cat People

Cat People is a 1982 American supernatural horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, and Annette O’Toole. It is a remake of the 1942 RKO Radio Pictures film of the same name. Giorgio Moroder composed the film’s score (the second Schrader film to be scored by Moroder, after American Gigolo), including the theme song, which features lyrics and vocals by David Bowie. Wilbur Stark and Jerry Bruckheimer served as executive producers.


Cat People (Putting Out Fire) (Giorgio Moroder; David Bowie) 06:43
2  The Autopsy (Giorgio Moroder) 01:30
3  Irena’s Theme (Giorgio Moroder) 04:19
4  Night Rabbit (Giorgio Moroder) 01:58
5  Leopard Tree Dream (Giorgio Moroder) 04:00
6  Paul’s Theme (Jogging Chase) (Giorgio Moroder) 03:51
7  The Myth (Giorgio Moroder) 05:10
8  To The Bridge (Giorgio Moroder) 02:49
9  Transformation Seduction (Giorgio Moroder) 02:43
10  Bring The Prod (Giorgio Moroder) 01:56


BassLeland Sklar
BassGiorgio Moroder
DrumsKeith Forsey
GuitarGiorgio Moroder
GuitarMike Landau
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsSylvester Levay
KeyboardsBrian Banks
ProgrammingCharles Judge
ProgrammingBrian Banks
PercussionKeith Forsey
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsPaulette McWilliams
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill

Other Musicians

1 Cat People (Putting Out Fire)

VocalsDavid Bowie

Liner Notes

Producer – Giorgio Moroder
Arranged By – Sylvester Levay
Contractor – Trevor Veitch
Coordinator – Laurie Kanner
Edited By – Bob Badami
Engineer – Brian Reeves
Engineer (Vocals) – David Richards (Track 1)
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Bates
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Mixed By – Brian Reeves, Giorgio Moroder
Mixed By (Assistant) – Steve Bates

Design – Djb Barnao

Mastered At Allen Zentz Mastering
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