LISTEN: All Saints release their comeback single "One Strike"

The song is about Nicole Appleton's relationship ending with Liam Gallagher

Believe it or not, it's been nearly 20 years since All Saints first appeared in the charts.

"I Know Where It's At" became their first number 1 after being release in August 1997, and since then the four-piece girl-band have released only three albums: the scene-setting self-titled LP 1997, the lesser-loved Saints & Sinners in 2000, and a long-delayed, critically-appreciated but commercial-failure Studio 1 in 2006.

Ten years since they last released any new material, nobody could argue that their peak hit was "Pure Shores", used as on the soundtrack of the hit movie The Beach back in the day.

So it makes sense that their comeback single "One Strike" should also possess that forward-thinking dream-pop soundscape as that enormous hit.

The group released the first single today, ahead of the release of their fourth studio album - Red Flag - which is due out on April 8th.

The song is said to be about the very public breakdown of All Saints' member Nicole Appleton's marriage to Oasis' Liam Gallagher, and on the same day that the band announced their comeback, Liam took to Twitter with the following message, which many believed was aimed at Appleton and her band-mates reforming:

You can listen to the group's new single below: