Cabaret is the title song from the 1966 musical of the same name. It is sung by the character Sally Bowles.
Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous presence of the growing Nazi Party.
AllMusic said the 1972 film "contains some definitive Minnelli performances, particularly her rendition of the title song". The Guardian described it as "the hardest scene in the show, so shopworn as to have long ago collapsed into kitsch". Broadway World wrote Michelle Williams' "version of the title song has a wrenching, dead-eyed quality that hauntingly undercuts its light lyrics." It has been described as "stirring", "devastating", and "jaunty".
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