The Stone Roses fans have given their verdict on the band’s new single.
Reacting to the news, fans have described the track as “laid back bliss” and “dull and predictable”. One fan labelled it “better” than ‘All For One’. “Sounds like a Brown solo song… No Roses magic,” another fan wrote, however.
See a selection of tweets from fans below.
Best thing they've put out in years.
— Dominic Paul Mann (@DominicPaulMann) June 10, 2016
Dull and predictable
— RachelF (@rachfatcat) June 10, 2016
laid back bliss. Perfect.
— social success (@socialsuccess71) June 10, 2016
sounds like a Brown solo song, all4-1 sounded like a seahorses song. No roses magic. Slight improvement.
— MrAstonVilla (@villa1st) June 10, 2016
It's a beautiful thing. Stone Roses back to their best with that single!! 🍋
— Derek Watson (@derekwatson89) June 10, 2016
As much as I liked All For One, The Stone Roses are definitely back to their best with Beautiful Thing!
— Dan (@AKA_DanThompson) June 10, 2016
love it laid back and grooving
— James Blundell (@jpblundell1974) June 10, 2016
Stream ‘Beautiful Thing’ beneath.
As previously reported, Reni told a fan before Tuesday’s warm-up show at Halifax Victoria Theatre that the band had “100%” recorded new material in addition to ‘All For One’ which he said sounded “beautiful” – hinting at the title of ‘Beautiful Thing’.
When NME caught up with Ian Brown outside a London recording studio ahead of the release of the band’s new track when he said that the group’s new music was sounding “glorious”. Watch in the video below.