Phish — Joy Reviewed
Check out this terrific review Scotty Bernstein of Hidden Track wrote for Phish’s upcoming album, Joy. After hearing the album versions of Time Turns Elastic and Backwards Down The Number Line and the rest of the album this summer on tour, I can’t wait to hear Joy in its entirety.
Whenever a renowned live act like Phish or the Grateful Dead or Widespread Panic record an album, there’s always talk of trying to replicate the band’s live sound in the studio. On most releases that doesn’t happen, but on Phish’s new album on JEMP Records – set to be released on September 8 – entitled Joy, producer Steve Lillywhite (Phish – Billy Breathes, DMB – Under The Table and Dreaming, U2 – October) has successfully captured the energy and spirit that has made the quartet one of the top touring acts of all time. (more…)