Pete Thorn: "Holly Henderson uses the guitar as a writing vehicle, and her solos weave melodic stories within them"

Holly Henderson and Pete Thorn in the studio (Image credit: Claudio Tristano)

In 2020, it’s social media that draws creatives together. And for British singer-songwriter-guitarist Holly Henderson, Instagram played a profound role in shaping her excellent new LP, Monday Green, an album created largely thanks to a friendship forged through the app with top-tier LA gun-for-hire and noted guitar nerd extraordinaire, Pete Thorn.

“I was already a fan of Pete’s work and I reached out on Instagram after he wrote an article about tone being in the fingers,” Henderson says. “That article resonated deeply with where I come from as a fingerstyle guitarist. We became friends, and Pete suggested we do an album together at some point. 

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