“Good Thing” is a song by the British band Fine Young Cannibals written by its band, Roland Gift and David Steele. It was released in April 1989 with “Social Security” on the B-side as the second single from their second and last album “The Raw & the Cooked.” The song is known for its upbeat and soulful sound and is one of Fine Young Cannibals’ signature hits.
“Good Thing” is characterized by its infectious and danceable rhythm, Roland Gift’s distinctive vocals, and the band’s fusion of pop, soul, and rock elements. The song’s production captures a sense of joy and celebration. The lyrics of “Good Thing” convey themes of love and attraction, with the narrator expressing his appreciation for a romantic partner
“Good Thing” became a commercial success, topping the singles charts in the United States and Canada, and reaching high positions on music charts in various countries, including the United Kingdom. Its catchy sound and Roland Gift’s soulful vocal delivery resonated with audiences.
The song is often celebrated as one of the standout tracks in Fine Young Cannibals’ music catalog and is appreciated for its danceable sound and infectious energy.