Who Sings Smelly Cat in the Music Video?

We all know and love the classic song “Smelly Cat” by Phoebe Buffay, but have you ever wondered who sings it in the music video? Well, wonder no more! In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the singer and the video itself to get some answers.

Checkout this video:

Phoebe Buffay

In the music video for Smelly Cat, Phoebe Buffay (played by Lisa Kudrow) is the singer and songwriter. She is also the one who plays guitar in the video.

Smelly Cat

The music video for the song “Smelly Cat” features a number of celebrities, including Phoebe Buffay herself (played by Lisa Kudrow). However, the singer of the song is actually Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders.

Music Video

The “Smelly Cat” music video was produced by Lorne Michaels and directed by David Hornsby. It features footage of Phoebe Buffay (played by Lisa Kudrow) performing the song with her acoustic guitar, interspersed with footage of various celebrities lip syncing the lyrics.

The celebrities featured in the video include:

– Jennifer Aniston
– Courteney Cox
– David Schwimmer
– Matthew Perry
– Matt LeBlanc
– Jennifer Coolidge
– Ben Stiller
– Chrissy Tiegen
– John Mayer

Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow sings “Smelly Cat” in the music video. She is best known for her role as Phoebe Buffay in the television series “Friends.”

David Schwimmer

The music video for Smelly Cat features David Schwimmer as the singer. He is also the co-creator of the show Friends, which Smelly Cat was featured on.

Jennifer Aniston

Yes, Jennifer Aniston does sing “Smelly Cat” in the “Friends” music video. She is also the one who came up with the idea for the song.

Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox is an American actress, producer, and director. She is best known for her roles in the NBC sitcoms Friends and Cougar Town. In the music video for Smelly Cat, Cox plays the lead singer of a band called “Phoebe Buffay and the Hairballs.”

Matthew Perry

Most people recognize the song “Smelly Cat” from the popular television show “Friends.” The show’s main character, Rachel Green, often performs the song at Central Perk, the coffee shop where the friends often meet. While many people assume that actress Jennifer Aniston sings the song on the show, it is actually actor Matthew Perry who does so. Perry is a talented musician and has also released his own album.

Matt LeBlanc

Matt LeBlanc sings Smelly Cat in the music video.


In the music video for Smelly Cat, it is clear that the friends are singing together. However, it is not clear who is singing which parts.

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