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New Music: Trey Anastasio – “Let Me Lie”

on August 24, 2012, 11:13pm

phish5 New Music: Trey Anastasio   Let Me Lie

Photo by Debi Del Grande

As previously reported, Phish frontman Trey Anastasio will release his guest-heavy eighth solo album, Traveler, on October 16th via Rubber Jungle Records/ATO Records. Despite cameos from The National’s Bryan Devendorf and Matt Berninger and Mates of State’s Kori Gardner, our first listen, “Let Me Lie”, is actually a reconfigured Phish track (it was originally released on 2006’s Bar 17 and then re-released on the limited-edition Party Time). Though having a few miles on it, this latest version is decidedly fresh, transformed from a simple folk tune into a multi-layered giant of strings, xylophone, and gorgeous harmonies, profoundly demonstrating that even already-good songs can always get better. Stream it at

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Trey Anastasio Band 2012 Tour Dates:
10/18 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
10/19 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
10/20 – Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion
10/22 – Stroudsburg, PA @ Sherman Theater
10/23 – Richmond, VA @ The National
10/24 – Silver Springs, MD @ The Fillmpre
10/26 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
10/27 – Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
10/28 – Port Chester, NY @ Capitol Theatre

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