The Verve

The Verve are an English rock band formed in Wigan, in 1990, becoming part of that era's "Britpop" revolution. The band featured lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass player Simon Jones, and drummer Peter Salisbury.

They released their debut album, "A Storm in Heaven" in 1993, followed by: "A Northern Soul" (1995), "Urban Hymns" (1997), plus 2008's: "Forth".

The 1997 album, "Urban Hymns" propelled the band into the big-time, spawning the hits: "Bitter Sweet Symphony", "The Drugs Don't Work", and "Lucky Man".

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