Neo-soul for the modern age? Why not? Breakup Call is a song that embraces the soul genre’s soothing and sensual nature but then, through minimal electronica and digital beats, cool atmospherics and a lack of sentimentality that seems appropriate for today’s attitudes, gives the perfect sonic brush-off.

Am I being cruel to be kind? Yes, but sometimes it’s the only way.

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