Album Review of Shine by Trey Anastasio.

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Trey Anastasio

Shine by Trey Anastasio

Release Date: Nov 1, 2005
Record label: Sony
Genre(s): Rock

80 Music Critic Score
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Shine - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10

Shine is an appropriate name for Trey Anastasio's first solo album since Phish's official 2004 disbandment: it's a bright, lively, shiny album, the next logical step from his first solo pop album, 2002's Trey Anastasio. In fact, Shine is considerably more streamlined and straight-ahead than that eponymous affair, which did have its adventurous moments, including the lengthy, 11-minute "Last Tube. " In contrast, the longest song here clocks in a little bit over six minutes, and the entire record is tight, focused, clean, and quite hooky.

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