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In 'Break Up Holiday,' Dude York Prepares To See An Ex At A Christmas Party

In the first song on its holiday album, Halftime For The Holidays, the Seattle pop-punk band debates buying an ex a present, drinks too much punch and can't just walk away.
Seattle pop-punk band Dude York is made up of Claire England, Andrew Hall and Peter Richards. Source: Courtesy of the artist

Seattle trio Dude York's new holiday album, , begins with a goofy, rocking breakup song about a familiar scene: You go home for the holidays and see an ex,

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