Before Bayside lead singer Anthony Raneri got married and started a family in 2014, many of his songs dealt with relationship struggles, including this one where he describes an ex-lover as "a termite eating away at my roots."
In our interview with Raneri
, he explained that he gives himself little exercises to keep his songwriting fresh and get him out of his comfort zone. On this song, he gave himself an interesting assignment: incorporate a 3-2-1 countdown into the lyric. The result:
I spent three
day you'd break