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The Verve

Combining shoegaze and traditional british rock of the 60s The Verve rose to become one the most significant bands of themodern era. Originallycalled Verve , the band was formed by singer Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bassist Simon Jonesand drummer Peter Salisbury in Wigan,Great Britain in 1989. They released their first single "All in the Mind" prior to a self titled EPin 1992. Their trippy and atmospheric full length debut"A Storm in Heaven" was released in 1993. Their follow up "A NorthernSoul" was praised heavily, depite being recorded under massive drug use. Afterward the ba ...read more

Combining shoegaze and traditional british rock of the 60s The Verve rose to become one the most significant bands of themodern era. Originallycalled Verve , the band was formed by singer Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bassist Simon Jonesand drummer Peter Salisbury in Wigan,Great Britain in 1989. They released their first single "All in the Mind" prior to a self titled EPin 1992. Their trippy and atmospheric full length debut"A Storm in Heaven" was released in 1993. Their follow up "A NorthernSoul" was praised heavily, depite being recorded under massive drug use. Afterward the band split up, but soon reformed torecord their breakthough album "Urban Hymns". The band became big stars upon the strengthof singles like "BittersweetSymphony" and "The Drugs Don't Work". McCabe left the band while touring in 1998 and the band split for good in 1999. In 2007the Verve announced they had reformed for a brief tour to be followed by a new album in 2008. « hide

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LPs
Forth
2008

3.5
185 Votes
Urban Hymns
1997

4.1
527 Votes
A Northern Soul
1995

4.1
194 Votes
A Storm in Heaven
1993

4.2
236 Votes
EPs
Voyager 1
1993

3.9
19 Votes
The Verve
1992

4.1
78 Votes
Compilations
This Is Music: The Singles 92-98
2004

3.7
21 Votes

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