Tonight on Zane Lowe’s show on BBC Radio 1 he had the opportunity to premiere the new song by Tenacious D; the title track from their upcoming third album Rize of the Fenix. The song is self-referential, talking about how their last album The Pick of Destiny was a flop, and saying that all they need is one hit to rise like a phoenix. So, is this the song that wins them back the public’s favour? Listen below and let us know what you think.
Tenacious D’s Rize of the Fenix comes out through Columbia on May 15th.
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