Stone Roses fans give verdict on new track ‘Beautiful Thing’

Ian Brown and band are back with a second single

The Stone Roses fans have given their verdict on the band’s new single.

Titled ‘Beautiful Thing’, the song was released at midnight and follows comeback single ‘All For One’ last month, what was the band’s first piece of new music for over two decades.

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.


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.


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