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Stream: Fiona Apple's Gorgeous New Single 'Every Single Night'

Preview a cut from the singer's long-awaited fourth album

April 23, 2012 10:30 AM ET
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Fiona Apple performs during SXSW in Austin, Texas.
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"Every Single Night," the first single from Fiona Apple's long-delayed fourth album The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do, hit the Internet this morning. The song, which has been a staple of Apple's recent performances, has a gorgeous, gently winding melody that moves through a subtly shifting arrangement, sounding like the world's most complex music box. The album will be out on June 19th, but you can stream the song below.

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