Phish Reveal Additional Joy Details
Phish has confirmed the track listing for its first studio album in five years, Joy. The album is named after the new Trey Anastasio song Joy’an emotional ballad Phish debuted in Camden, NJ earlier this month.
In total, the Vermont Quartet performed nine of the albums ten tracks this summer: Twenty Years Later, Backwards Down the Number Line, Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan, Light, Joy, Sugar Shack, Ocelot, Kill Devil Falls and Time Turns Elastic. The latter song was also released as a single through iTunes. In addition, Joy will include the previously unaired I’ve Been Around. The Anastasio original Alaska is the only new song from the group’s reunion run that is not slated for inclusion on Joy.
Joy was produced by Steve Lillywhite, who worked with the band on the 1996 studio album Billy Breathes and the 1997 live album Slip, Stitch & Pass.