Richard Ashcroft Biography (Wikipedia)
Richard Paul Ashcroft (born 11 September 1971) is an English singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer and occasional rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band The Verve from their formation in 1990 until their original split in 1999. He became a successful solo artist in his own right, releasing three UK top three solo albums. The Verve reformed in 2007 but again broke up by summer 2009. Ashcroft then founded a new band, RPA & The United Nations of Sound, and released a new album on 19 July 2010. On 22 February 2016 Ashcroft announced his fourth solo album, These People, set for release 20 May 2016. Chris Martin of Coldplay has described Ashcroft as "the best singer in the world".
- Jersey Live: Richard Ashcroft interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p046t7mj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p046t7mj.jpg2016-09-04T15:42:00.000ZBBC Introducing's Ryan Morrison talks with Richard Ashcroft about albums and his music.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p046t9cd
Jersey Live: Richard Ashcroft interview
- They didn't get round to talking in the 90s, but Chris finally speaks to Richard for the first time!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03kdnc2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03kdnc2.jpg2016-02-23T08:56:00.000ZRichard Ashcroft speaks to Chris about his new single in six years 'This is How it Feels'http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03kdnct
They didn't get round to talking in the 90s, but Chris finally speaks to Richard for the first time!
Richard Ashcroft Tracks