Saturday 20 January 2018

The rumours were true - The Stone Roses will release new single tonight

It will be their first new music in 21 years

The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

The rumours were true - The Stone Roses will release a new single tonight at 8pm.

The band made the announcement on Twitter at 12pm and no further details have been released.

Speculation had been mounting in recent weeks about new material and on Tuesday a fan took to Twitter to announce bassist Mani had teased a new single.

Lewis Jones bumped into Mani and took a selfie with the star which he tweeted with the caption, "JUST MET THIS F***ING LEGEND!  New stone roses single out next week, come from the man him self!!"

Mani also told Lewis to stay tuned to the radio, a fact he also excitedly shared with his Twitter followers.

Speculation about the single release mounted further when lemon ads appeared across Manchester earlier this week.

The band employed the same tactic to announce their upcoming gigs.

The Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown confirmed to NME recently that they were recording new music in Crouch End in London.

In the meantime Irish fans are gearing up for their headline gig at Marlay Park on July 9...

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