WELCOME TO: THE  MUSIC OF BUDDY COMFORT - SONGCRAFTER

Music from a simpler, healthier, calmer, more sane and caring time. 

 

"The world is full of sounds-some cacophonous, some beautiful. Sound is the most subtle and powerful energy form known to us in this dimension. Music is a precious gift. The Muse should be approached and embraced with love. Every sound we make creates a new universe of itself, perhaps brief to us, but eternal to those within it. The sound vibrations around and within us have the potential for harm or help, destruction or creation, dissipation or renewal. It is upon the healing aspect of music that I focus on."

Breathing in and breathing out that's what life is all about.... (In the Heart of All)

In the Heart of All

Buddy Comfort

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Why am I on the planet?, What is my relationship with Source / Spirit. It's about nature, peace and love. The love of nature and the nature of love. Cosmic songs from the heart of spirit.

This album has moving and beautiful inspirational songs with timely messages for today’s world: The lyrics explore the unity of humanity and all creation, some

Why am I on the planet?, What is my relationship with Source / Spirit. It's about nature, peace and love. The love of nature and the nature of love. Cosmic songs from the heart of spirit.

This album has moving and beautiful inspirational songs with timely messages for today’s world: The lyrics explore the unity of humanity and all creation, some musical salve for these wounded times to help make your life better, and support and inspire those who hold a vision to heal themselves and as a result, the world.

TESTIMONIALS:

Just a quick note to tell you how very much I love your music. .... it softens my days and puts me in touch with calm and peace and love too. - Stephanie Gogharty

Your touching and musical response to the ugliness of war has a healing effect on the world. Today and each time your music is heard, peace advances. Thanks for sharing your gifts, our world is the better for them. - David Russell

I have played “In the Heart of All” over and over. Listening to your singing and piano playing has brought such joy and gladness to me. - Marilyn Bell

I especially liked We'll All Go Together. Well done to you and your production team. Hope many get to experience your artistic talent and uplifting messages. - Warren Dennis Kahn - Banquet Sound Studios

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Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Buddy Comfort

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Cosmic folk with a Universal spirituality - features covers of three of the Donovan tunes from the Zeffirelli film, plus - soothing, nurturing and uplifting positive images of love and nature for inner peace.

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BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON – BUDDY COMFORT Grace Notes:

On his newest release, Brother Sun, Sister Moon, Buddy Comfort plumbs the

Cosmic folk with a Universal spirituality - features covers of three of the Donovan tunes from the Zeffirelli film, plus - soothing, nurturing and uplifting positive images of love and nature for inner peace.

REVIEWS:

BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON – BUDDY COMFORT Grace Notes:

On his newest release, Brother Sun, Sister Moon, Buddy Comfort plumbs the depths of his heart to touch ours. In the true troubadour tradition he tells a tale. This is not a tale of mundane events or sentimental romance, but a story of the yearning of a soul seeking to consciously know itself. This is an ode to the spirit of St. Francis, to simplicity of lifestyle, compassion for humanity, and union with nature. The inclusion of three seldom heard songs composed by Donovan for Franco Zeffirelli’s transcendent film is cause for celebration in itself, but the great gift is that these gems are impeccably set and matched by stunning original jewels, creating a total work of art expressing the theme of unconditional love. This album takes you beyond concerns of the moment and into the infinite quietude, alone with the beloved.

Will Noffke - New Horizons

BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON – BUDDY COMFORT

This gentle, sweet music brings to mind scenes from the movie of the same title. Inspired by the life of St. Francis of Assisi, the movie was beautifully embellished with a soundtrack sung and composed by Donovan. On This Lovely Day, Stone By Stone and the title song are beautifully reborn here with Comfort's honey-warm, eloquently expressive voice. The theme of the spirit of St. Francis permeates thealbum in a very universal way, appropriate to our times when the need for spiritual revival through reunification with nature is obvious.

"Brother Sun, Sister Moon/ I now do see you/ I can hear your tune/ So much in love with all that I survey." A traditional Shaker hymn, What Wondrous Love is This, gets new life with cosmic elongated echoes and deep slow notes, the vocal sounds suggestive of a large cave.

Comfort's own compositions are excellent and on par with his righteous selections. Love Is The Night and I Love My Life are melodic mantras beckoning to be sung as a prayer for transformation, and powerful in their essential affirmative nature. The more complex St. Francis and the Eagle inspired by Comfort's trip to Assisi, Italy, resonates with a universal spirit of oneness with all; "I am imprisoned here in earthbound flesh and bone/ Have no wings to follow you/ Must remain here alone." It's difficult to over praise Comfort's warm, expressive flowing voice, always easy to understand, always conveying with nuance of phrase and intonation a powerful connection, a great caring; it's the kind of singing that includes the listener in a loving universe. It can bring a catharsis of emotion, a great desire to sing along, to know the reality of transcendent love. Great for relaxing, singing along (lyrics included), lullaby time for the whole family. Recommended.

TECH NOTES: Excellent vocals and recording. Cello, violin, Celtic harp, guitar, synth. Beautiful accompaniments.
Other titles: Prayer of St. Francis.

Heartsong Review

by Acacia

BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON – BUDDY COMFORT

Intimate Balance - Music that lifts our hearts is a touchstone for intimacy with ourselves, gifting us with self-knowledge that can be shared with others

Humankind is torn between the need for love, fellowship,and intimacy and the fear of rejection, commitment, and loss. Being open and intimate with another, as well as with ourselves, is the bravest thing we can do. Finding the strength to recognize and appreciate one's inner being, then sharing this joyful discovery with others, leads to reciprocity and true companionship. Music is a tool that can help us develop this intimacy.

Music invites us to close our eyes, relax, and spend some quality time with ourselves. At worst, we will receiveabout an hour's worth of entertainment; at best, we will get to journey deep within our souls, permitting the music to touch buried emotions and liberate both fantasy and memory. Music that lifts our hearts is a touchstone for intimacy with ourselves, gifting us with self-knowledge that can be shared with others.

I heartily encourage you to listen to the music reviewed here with your lover, spouse, children, friends, family, or even a stranger. Sit comfortably and let the sounds and sights guide you to the commonality that all life shares, found inside your own heart, and recognize the other as yourself.

Brother Sun, Sister Moon by Buddy Comfort is one of the best new age vocal albums released, both in intent and performance.
Guitarist/vocalist Comfort is committed to the use of song as a vehicle for world peace.
His soothing voice and simple arrangements encourage participation, particularly on the three instantly recognizable (and still appealing) Donovan songs from the unforgettably beautiful Zefferelli film of the same name. Comfort's original compositions are just as memorable; their gentle spirituality and reverent warmth have universal appeal.

Yoga Journal

by P.J. Borosek

BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON – BUDDY COMFORT

Years ago, Buddy Comfort was one of the leading voices of New Age songwriter. His tapes were heard on Music From the Hearts of Space. Now 10+ years later, his classic title, "Brother Sun, Sister Moon" is finally on CD. Buddy's soothing, gorgeous voice and depth of his expression ring through with as much impact as a decade ago. Taking as its inspiration three songs from the movie of the same name (whose soundtrack was never released or viable), these songs, originally written and sung by Donovan, are more timely and appropriate than ever. Also on the CD is "Prayer of St. Francis", and original songs like "Love is the Night: and "St. Francis and the Eagle." The title song includes the rich cello of David Darling plus Scottish fidler, Alasdair Fraser. The message is universal in its appeal and "focuses on the love reflected through the beauty of nature and human beings who dwell upon the earth seeking a relationship with their creator".

Heartbeats Catalog and Backroads Music Common Ground Spring 2002

by Lloyd Barde

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In the Heart of All: CD
  • In the Heart of All: CD

In the Heart of All: CD

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This album has moving and beautiful inspirational songs with timely messages for today's troubled world. You will hear gifted musicians who have added their considerable talents to the album: Irish flute, penny whistle, flute, cello, viola, violin, mandola, mandolin, soprano sax, piano, guitar, congas, synth colorings and more. The lyrics explore

This album has moving and beautiful inspirational songs with timely messages for today's troubled world. You will hear gifted musicians who have added their considerable talents to the album: Irish flute, penny whistle, flute, cello, viola, violin, mandola, mandolin, soprano sax, piano, guitar, congas, synth colorings and more. The lyrics explore the unity of humanity and all creation. It is musical salve for these wounded times. Music to help make your life better, and to support and inspire those who hold a vision to heal themselves and the world.

REVIEW: For centuries, yogis have understood and taught the importance of breath work. Today, science has shown us exactly how we can use breath work to switch over from a highly aroused "fight or flight" state to a harmonious "rest and digest" state. This new art and science of neuroregulation is now being taught widely throughout our schools, hospitals, and communities. And it is my sincere prayer that Buddy Comfort's superb CD "In the Heart of All" will be the soundtrack to our collective healing. As a yoga teacher, I have never come across a more useful—or stunningly beautiful—song to encourage deep and slow breathing as the title track of "In the Heart of All." With its inviting lyrics of "breathing in and breathing out" the listener is led into that magical relaxed sense of wellbeing we are all striving for. Taking the time to listen to the entire CD is like taking a spiritual retreat. Each song harmoniously blends into the next all with rich but gentle musical accompaniment—featuring the cello, violin, flugelhorn, mandolin, and more. The CD ends in an exquisite piano solo that will have you floating on a love cloud. I highly recommend this CD! -Elsa Weber, Pacific Grove, CA

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Brother Sun, Sister Moon: CD
  • Brother Sun, Sister Moon: CD

Brother Sun, Sister Moon: CD

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This recording emerged after a pilgrimage to Assisi Italy. It includes covers of the main Donovan tunes from the movie "Brother Sun, Sister Moon". Also included is "The Prayer of St. Francis", "St Francis and the Eagle" , "Love is the Night" and "I Love My Life".

REVIEW: Beautiful, touching songs I've been seeking out for ages! I saw the movie

This recording emerged after a pilgrimage to Assisi Italy. It includes covers of the main Donovan tunes from the movie "Brother Sun, Sister Moon". Also included is "The Prayer of St. Francis", "St Francis and the Eagle" , "Love is the Night" and "I Love My Life".

REVIEW: Beautiful, touching songs I've been seeking out for ages! I saw the movie "Brother Sun Sister Moon" when I was much younger and while I vaguely remembered the film; the music haunted me for ages after. But it was to no avail that I could find it until cdbaby! These songs are fantastic; transending the categories of New Age or folk or soft vocals or even Spiritual music. There is a purity to these songs that just makes you feel calm and better about being alive. I am utterly thrilled to find this music again and can only say it would be a mistake you'll ever regret if you don't get a copy of this! Jackie, DE – CD Baby review

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VIDEOS

Have a Beautiful Thanksgiving. I am Grateful. 

I am Grateful for my life, Grateful for my health, Grateful for the love in my heart. 

For the beauty all around me, the food upon my table, and the light that shines in my Soul.

I am Grateful for you all, so that I can continue to create music that you find valuable in your life.

Have a beautiful Thanksgiving!

Buddy Comfort

Buddy Comfort

I’m about to reissue my long out of print popular first album. “Buddy Comfort - Mythical Beauty”. 

Good news! 

I’m about to reissue my long out of print popular first album. “Buddy Comfort - Mythical Beauty”.

It was released in 1981 on the Hearts of Space label as their first offering.

Buddy Comfort – Mythical Beauty     -     By Anna Turner and Stephen Hill

"Two things set this cassette apart from all else we offer. First it’s an album of songs rather than instrumental music: second, we recorded and produced ourselves, the only release to date on the HEARTS OF SPACE label. You’d expect us to be biased about…

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“The world is a mess. What can I do to change it?” 

A friend once said to me “The world is a mess". Then asked, "What can I do to change it?”

I answered:

 I can only live the most full and rich life that I can by participating in it, not by being just an observer. 

Garth Brooks once wrote in a song;

“I could have missed the pain

But I’ve had had to miss the dance”.

I can choose to be honest with myself, own what is mine, bear witness, speak my truth, choose my challenges wisely, and above all else do no harm.

I can only change the world by changing my own life and…

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May Peace Prevail on Earth 

May all conflicts within each individual, family, clan, community, country and the planet be quieted.

May the music in our hearts and souls be shared across all waters to bring our Global Family together in peace and joyful harmony.

May all barriers to true understanding be dissolved. And may we hear the wisdom that each one has to share. May we listen without fear or judgment, in truth in the Spirit of compassion, love and grace.

Please say the word “peace” in your own language.

May “peace “prevail on Earth. 

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What On Earth Are We Eating? 

During a retreat at Esalen Institute Alan Watts was asked what type of diet he followed. Since he was a philosopher of eastern thought and a man of wisdom, some guessed, perhaps it might be a macrobiotic or vegetarian diet. His reply was. “I only eat three kinds of foods; the gourmet cooking of the French, Chinese and Japanese.” Who knew? 

To have clear and accurate communication with each other, it is important to understand the definitions and the correct usage of words. For example in Italian, pesca…

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“I felt in need of a great pilgrimage, so I sat still for three days…” Kabir  

“I felt in need of a great pilgrimage, so I sat still for three days…” Kabir 

I've spent much of my life, especially when I was younger, just sitting and looking, or just sitting or lying down listening. Just sitting by a stream and being in the sound and movement of the moment of the water.  Just being, listening to human music and nature sounds; sacred choral, Bach cello, joyful birds, feathers moving in air, rustlings, crickets, frogs, the sigh of a dog. a fish bubble, wind in the grasses, silence. 

Many…

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Weapons are the tools of violence. All decent men detest them. 

Weapons are the tools of violence; 

All decent men detest them. 

Weapons are the tools of fear: 

A decent man will avoid them 

Except in the direst necessity 

And, if compelled, will use them 

only with the utmost restraint. 

Peace is the highest value. 

If the peace has been shattered, 

how can he be content? 

His enemies are not demons, 

but human beings like himself. 

He doesn’t wish them personal harm. 

Nor does he rejoice in victory. 

How could he rejoice in victory 

And delight in the slaughter of…

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Winter Solstice Message 

As the shortest day in this hemisphere approaches with the winter solstice   

I feel myself being still and reflecting upon where I am in my life physically, emotionally and with Spirit.

I feel myself on the promontory of earth spinning through space, the passage of time, and the possibilities of myself to heal that which troubles me. 

I pray that in these sacred times for each one, that peace of mind and heart and vibrant health will prevail around our precious blue green planet. 

May the forests be…

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