Does the new album contain any dramatic changes from your past work?
There are no dramatic changes in the overall sound but I don’t feel there needs to be as of yet but lyrically I think it really leaves everything else behind. I think it’s the most perfect thing I’ve written and I’m really immensely proud of it. It’s also incredibly optimistic, as you can tell by the title!

Where did the title come from?
That’s a good question, I’ve no idea. I just woke up one day and it was there… written on the wall!


Violinist Plays Mozart Through Her Own Brain Surgery

Violinist Naomi Elishuv gave her surgeons their own private Mozart concert Tuesday — as they operated on her brain.

Elishuv performed professionally with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra before being diagnosed with essential tremor two decades ago, according to the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. The neurological condition can affect muscles throughout the body, but for Elishuv, it meant a trembling of the hands and the end of her orchestral career.

Earlier this week, surgeons inserted a pacemaker into the affected area of Elishuv’s brain to regulate her tremors through electric impulses. According to the hospital’s director of functional neurosurgery, Yitzhak Fried, she was asked to play during the procedure because he and other doctors needed Elishuv’s “active participation in real-time” to implant the pacemaker.

Now, thanks to the life-changing operation, she’s regained her rhythm.

"When we activated the stimulation in the exact location, we found that the tremor had disappeared and Elishuv continued to play Mozart — with great emotion, but without the tremor or side effects,” Fried told Israeli newspaper Haaretz. According toRT.com, it was the first time Fried had operated on someone playing an instrument.

The difference between her playing before and after the surgery is clearly apparent in the video above.

“It’s a shame that I didn’t know about this operation before,” said Elishuv, according to JNS.org. “Now I’m going to live again.” 

Watch the video here!

Einstein was a dedicated violinist. He even named his beloved instrument Lina.

As put by author Peregrine White: 

Einstein relished Mozart, noting to a friend that it was as if the great Wolfgang Amadeus did not “create” his beautifully clear music at all, but simply discovered it already made. This perspective parallels, remarkably, Einstein’s views on the ultimate simplicity of nature and its explanation and statement via essentially simple mathematical expressions.

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