Phish still has it: The band's great new song "Waiting All Night" is the first release off new album Fuego.

Phish's New Song, "Waiting All Night," Proves They're as Good as Ever

Brow Beat
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May 14 2014 9:06 PM

Phish's New Song, "Waiting All Night," Proves They're as Good as Ever

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Phish is back.

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Phish has still got it. The legendary band has been jamming for more than 30 years now, but if you're not one of the die-hard "Phans" that flock to their concerts hours in advance, the group's latest track, "Waiting All Night," is an ideal introduction to their sound. The song is a gorgeous, breezy ballad that floats on the back of a loping bass groove and some angelic harmonies.

The cut is off Phish's first album in five years, Fuego, to be released June 24. Listen below.

Sharan Shetty is a writer for Brow Beat. You can follow him on Twitter

 

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