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Gruff Rhys

an atheist christmas

Turnstile



12"

Released: 19th Dec 2011

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the ever idiosyncratic singer composes a selection of imaginative & grimly festive pieces as an alternative seasonal spinner.

motown-tinged opener ‘post apocalypse christmas’ sees gruff re-imagining the ‘winterval’ through the semi-melted eyes of a nuclear holocaust survivor. humanist hymn ‘at the end of the line’ deploys lush vocal harmonies & saxophone, while mournful piano ballad & curtain closer ‘slashed wrists this christmas’ addresses the seasonally taboo subjects of manic depression & suicide.

an atheist christmas

Tracklist

  1. Post Apocalypse Christmas
  2. At The End Of The Line
  3. Slashed Wrists This Christmas