Personalities | The Verve | Nineties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1989–99, 2007–09)
Founded in Wigan, Richard Ashcroft (vocals), Nick McCabe (guitar), Simon Jones (bass) and Peter Salisbury (drums) enjoyed critical indie success after the masterfully arranged A Northern Soul (1995). After a brief split they re-formed for Urban Hymns (1997) which, propelled by ‘Bittersweet Symphony’, transformed them into international stars. Ashcroft’s charisma and passionate vocal style also turned ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’ into an anthem. Ashcroft went solo before a one-album reunion produced 2008’s Forth.
Styles & Forms | Nineties | Rock
Personalities | Paul Weller | Nineties | Rock
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