Phish's Trey Anastasio announces first-ever solo acoustic record, Mercy

Trey Anastasio
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Trey Anastasio has announced Mercy, his debut solo acoustic guitar album, which will arrive this Friday (March 11).

The nine-track effort, his first solo album since 2020’s Lonely Trip, is said to have been conceived way back in 2017, during a time when the Phish guitarist first embarked on a run of solo acoustic-driven shows.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.