Trey Anastasio Set to Release First-Ever Acoustic Solo Album


Probably the most international’s maximum achieved and professional guitarists in widespread track, Trey Anastasio, introduced that he’s set to liberate his first-ever solo acoustic album, Mercy, on Friday, March 11.

“I’ve by no means finished anything else like this sooner than,” Stated Anastasio in a observation. He added that the brand new album “is sort of a bookend. It’s two years since we went into hiding. That is nonetheless happening, and it’s a fair lonelier shuttle.”

Anastasio, who’s the famed frontman of the prolific jam band Phish, additionally shared the scoop on Twitter, writing of the document, “Mercy is Trey’s new studio album and his first-ever solo acoustic album. It’s going to be to be had Friday, March 11, on all virtual platforms.”

Mercy would be the artist’s account of the confusion and isolation of the previous two years, because of the COVID-19 virus and its fallout.

In 2020, Phish launched a brand new studio album, Sigma Oasis.

All through that point, Anastasio has ceaselessly been at house, enjoying guitar and the results of that strumming is his new album, Mercy.

“Right here I used to be, nonetheless at house, enjoying acoustic guitar. [And] I assumed, ‘Those songs simply wish to be one man with a guitar, making a song,’” the 57-year-old, Texas-born artist stated.

Anastasio launched his first solo document, One Guy’s Trash, in 1998. Since then, he’s launched greater than 10 albums with Mercy making it a dozen, now not together with the various albums Anastasio has written, recorded, and launched with Phish, the band he shaped in Burlington, Vermont in 1983.

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