08 April 2012

Richard Ashcroft on BBC Radio 6 this week

Program: The Verve Urban Hymns 'Classic Album of the Day'

Time: Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 6 PM (UK) / 1 PM (US)

Description: Steve Lamacq is joined by Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft as he assesses the legacy of the band's 1997 reunion LP Urban Hymns, which is our Classic Album of the Day. The Verve's 3rd LP remains one of the top 20 best selling British albums of all time and walked away with the Brit for Best Album and a nomination for the Mercury Prize. It also spawned the mammoth singles, "Bitter Sweet Symphony," "Sonnet," "The Drugs Don't Work" and "Lucky Man."

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