The Promise - EP

by Freddie Phillips

Released 2017
Released 2017
Vulnerable songwriting explores the difficulties and hopes of a husband and father.
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 only have once--my children's younger years. I was blowing it. I couldn't wait to get them to bed so I could sit down by myself and drink. These songs were written during the struggle to get healthy. May we all get angry enough to fight for the best life for ourselves and those we love.