Stray Cats Premiere New "Cat Fight (Over A Dog Like Me)" Music Video

(Image credit: Russ Harrington)

Back in October, legendary rockabilly trio The Stray Cats announced that, in celebration of their 40th anniversary, they would be recording 40, their first new album in 26 years.

Now, the band has premiered the wild, animated music video for the album's first single, "Cat Fight (Over A Dog Like Me)." You can check it out below. 

Set for a May 24 release via Surfdog Records, 40 was recorded in Nashville and produced by Peter Collins (Rush, Bon Jovi, The Brian Setzer Orchestra), with engineering by Vance Powell (Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Arctic Monkeys). You can preorder the album right here.

"I love this video," drummer Slim Jim Phantom said. "It's an animation style that combines the best elements of vintage and contemporary into a rockin' joy ride through our song."

“I love our new single and video for 'Cat Fight,'" added bassist Lee Rocker. "I’m married to a hot brunette with a temper so I get it! Bouncy walking boogie bass, twangy tough guitar and slamming drums. The Stray Cats are back!”

For more info on the band, head on over to

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.