The Promise - EP

by Freddie Phillips

Released 2017
Released 2017
Vulnerable songwriting explores the difficulties and hopes of a husband and father.
NOTES
Being a husband and dad has brought me the most joy in life. It has also revealed the many ways I'm broken at a level I wasn't prepared to accept. Ignoring pain led to medicating with alcohol. This habit grew from something I could manage into something I couldn't, and it could have cost me everything. Even if I could avoid a catastrophic scenario, I was missing out on a time in life that I'll …
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The Bel Air Sessions

by Freddie Phillips

Released 2016
Released 2016
It's like Old Crow Medicine Show showed up halfway through Springsteen's recording of Nebraska.
NOTES
These songs were written and recorded in the early 2000s (when I was in my early twenties), before I was married and long before I had children. These songs cover a lot of ground: the thrill of a new relationship, the pain of a relationship running its course, thoughts on the death of my grandfather, encouragement for a younger brother who was to become a father sooner than planned, getting cleaned out at a Mississippi …
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