I am excited and optimistic! OptimMmystix, the new Philosofree/Optimysts album is available internationally now! Together with Mirian, a 27 year old soul singer, and Sam Shark, a 50 year old Egyptian band leader and master guitarist we formed the Optimysts and created this intriguing innovative album at Iguana Studios. As the song writer for this album I would like to explain [...]

Standing up and Singing!

“Concerto #1” By Philosofree Recently, at De Sotos café, where I sing and play guitar on Thursday evenings, it was a special night because my darling Manu joined me to sing “California Dreaming” for the first time! During the night a message came to me, and I would like you to [...]

By | 2017-12-20T14:57:39+00:00 January 4th, 2014|Being Yourself, Joy, Music, Relationships|0 Comments

I Sure Remember Coming Home

Play song “I sure Remember Coming Home” When my son died age 20, some people asked after a year or so, “Have you gotten over it yet?” Well, no, I have not, even though eight years have passed. Losing a child or any special loved one is not something [...]

By | 2017-12-20T14:57:58+00:00 December 12th, 2011|Love, Music, Peace, Poetry, Relationships|0 Comments

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts. Robert FulghamIn 2004 I wrote on the subject of abuse. (aka Misuse, insult, malign, deceive, harm – A very touchy subject when you look at it closely.) Whenever I am anything other than loving towards a person – including when I find myself [...]

By | 2017-12-20T14:57:59+00:00 December 9th, 2011|Being Yourself, Music, Peace, Relationships|0 Comments

Adilio and Zouk

I love dancing. I am a fan of zouk, a new latino dance that is sweeping the world. Last week I was fortunate to meet Adilio Porto, the Brazilian choreographer and dancer who created zouk. This music piece I composed and played in a Zouk style! Enjoy! On Saturday night, for [...]

By | 2017-12-20T14:57:59+00:00 December 5th, 2011|Being Yourself, Confidence, Music, Relationships, Virtues|1 Comment

Energy 2 U

“Energy2” by Philosofree Today I came home from yoga feeling light. I mean my body felt lighter and more flexible than when I started! I found that the tightness of my muscles was actually restricting me, my strength was stiffening me, and I needed to stretch. My energy was locked [...]

By | 2017-12-20T14:58:05+00:00 August 10th, 2011|Music|1 Comment

The Only One that I can Change is Me

This is a sample of a track from the 2003 album “The Australian Dream” I like the quote from Ghandi, “Be the change you want in the world” and I wrote this song to reflect that. During recording the words changed a little from the original, the lyrics were: The [...]

By | 2017-12-20T14:58:08+00:00 September 21st, 2004|Being Yourself, Love, Method, Music|0 Comments

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