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Monster Cat

Genres: Folk, Rock, Alternative

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MONSTER CAT takes its name from the ‘bakeneko’, a cat with supernatural abilities in Japanese folklore. It is said a bakeneko will haunt any household it is in, menacing sleepers, walking on its hind legs, even devouring its owner and shapeshifting to take his place. Yet, there are also stories that depict the bakeneko as a fiercely protective and loyal creature, readily sacrificing its life for its owner. The band is inspired by this sense of the supernatural, the fascinating ambiguity of this relationship between creature and owner, stricken with a nature that is gentle yet volatile.