Kool & The Gang - Fresh

Kool & The Gang – Fresh

“Fresh” is a funk and R&B song by the American band Kool & The Gang. It was released on November 24, 1984 as the second single from their sixteenth studio album “Emergency.” The song is known for its lively and upbeat sound and is one of Kool & The Gang’s signature hits.

Kool & The Gang - Fresh - Single Cover

“Fresh” is characterized by its infectious grooves, a danceable rhythm, and the soulful vocals of James “J.T.” Taylor. The song’s production captures the essence of the 1980s funk and R&B scene and is celebrated for its memorable melody and energetic quality. The lyrics of “Fresh” convey themes of positivity and living life to the fullest. The song’s narrator expresses a carefree and optimistic outlook. The chorus, with its catchy melody and lively delivery, adds to the song’s joyful and danceable quality.


“Fresh” was a commercial success for Kool & The Gang. It reached high positions on music charts, including #1 on Billboard Dance Club Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. The song’s vibrant and upbeat sound, along with its memorable music video, contributed to its popularity and established it as one of Kool & The Gang’s most beloved and enduring tracks.

Kool & The Gang – Fresh – Lyrics