Despite the group name and album title, only one track on this EP — the opening “Silent Night” — actually seems to feature anything resembling cat voices; the rest are just new age-y synth instrumentals. Perhaps a feline rebellion took place over artistic differences? In any case, be careful about actually playing “Silent Night” around your own cats, because it may well be sending them secret messages. Last year, I'm pretty sure this recording told my cats to knock the ornaments off the Christmas tree and pee on the presents, and they seemed more than happy to comply.
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