The announcement for the Xmas break-up is traditionally quiet, with a slammed door for punctuation.
Way underplayed is the jazzy scat from Goldentusk. “I’m Breaking up with You for Christmas” calmly takes us through the presents, surprises, and exit. Almost missed it–
Matt Roach also strums matter-of-factly through the split. “Paralyzed” is the reaction to your rapidly vanishing backside, on Christmas day. But, this fine folk tale is not done. His emotional freezing will be matched with a physical similarity. Listen to find out why.
Before Braille more prettily drops the bombshell with graphic explanations. Alt crooning makes it worse.