here). Rob has, indeed, been a busy boy. Busy and productive.
Breakup albums can be difficult, but this one goes down easily, like Mary Poppins spoonful of sugar. That is partly due to the classic indie pop paring of melancholy and upbeat melodies, but mostly due to the thematic arc and excellent songcraft. Come for the music, come for the tears if you must, but you will stay for the music.
Companion Piece is out now via Miller's Vacant Stare Records.