Richard Ashcroft
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1971-09-11
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Richard Ashcroft

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, which was released on 20 May 2016.

In May 2019, Ashcroft received the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors. Chris Martin of Coldplay has described Ashcroft as "the best singer in the world".

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Richard Ashcroft Performances & Interviews


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Birds Fly
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Birds Fly
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A Song For The Lovers
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A Song For The Lovers
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That's When I Feel It
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That's When I Feel It
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All My Dreams
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All My Dreams
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Science Of Silence
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Science Of Silence
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They Don't Own Me
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They Don't Own Me
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This Is How It Feels
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This Is How It Feels
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Surprised By The Joy
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Surprised By The Joy
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Ain't The Future So Bright
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Ain't The Future So Bright
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That's When I Feel It (Radio Edit)
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That's When I Feel It (Radio Edit)
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Break The Night With Colour
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Break The Night With Colour
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Upcoming Events

25
May
2019
Richard Ashcroft, George Ezra, Primal Scream, The Vaccines, You Me At Six, The Charlatans, Nothing But Thieves, Tom Grennan, The Hunna, Gerry Cinnamon and The Amazons
Victoria Park Warrington, Liverpool, UK
25
May
2019
Richard Ashcroft, George Ezra, The Vaccines, Kate Nash, You Me At Six, Primal Scream, Maxïmo Park, Nothing But Thieves, The Charlatans, Mystery Jets, Embrace, Slaves, The Hunna, Barns Courtney, Tom Grennan, Pale Waves, The Twang, The Amazons, Gaz Coombes, Jade Bird, Sam Fender, Picture This, Clean Cut Kid, Maisie Peters, Bad Sounds, Gerry Cinnamon, Skinny Living, Yonaka, Anteros, Sea Girls, Marsicans, The Slow Readers Club, Our Girl, No Hot Ashes, Kawala, Zuzu, whenyoung, Only The Poets, Fuzzy Sun, The Blinders (UK), Sons of Raphael, Average Joe, Shadowlark, Inhaler (Dublin) and Dboy (CAN)
Victoria Park Warrington, Liverpool, UK
13
Jun
2019
Richard Ashcroft, Bastille, Cage the Elephant, Lily Allen, George Ezra, Fatboy Slim, Jess Glynne, Biffy Clyro, Anne-Marie, KT Tunstall, Madness, Jax Jones, James, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Sigala, Rick Astley, The Coral, Miles Kane, Mystery Jets, The Courteeners, Dean Lewis, Sigrid, Tom Walker, Sundara Karma, Dermot Kennedy, DMA'S, Wet Wet Wet, IDLES, Freya Ridings, Sam Fender, Heather Small - The Voice Of M People, Palaye Royale, Gerry Cinnamon, Billy Lockett, Wild Front, Bang Bang Romeo and Hacienda Classical
Seaclose Park, Isle Of Wight, UK
12
Jul
2019
Richard Ashcroft, Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, George Ezra, Snow Patrol, Gerry Cinnamon, Bastille, Years & Years, AJ Tracey, Fredo, Mabel, Gus Dapperton, Sigrid, DMA'S, Sundara Karma, The Snuts, Sam Fender, Jess Glynne, The Wombats, Tom Grennan, The Amazons, Mist, The Big Moon, Cassia, Kobi Onyame, The Hunna, Steve Mason, Jade Bird, FONTAINES D.C., Cavetown, Arkells, Skinny Lister, Mystery Jets, SWMRS, Catherine McGrath, Sea Girls, Amine and whenyoung
Glasgow Green, Glasgow, UK
13
Jul
2019
Richard Ashcroft, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Bastille, Sigrid, DMA'S, Sundara Karma, The Snuts, Sam Fender, The Hunna, Steve Mason, Jade Bird, FONTAINES D.C., Cavetown, Arkells, Skinny Lister, George Ezra, Snow Patrol, Jess Glynne, The Wombats, Tom Grennan, The Amazons, Mystery Jets, SWMRS and Catherine McGrath
Glasgow Green, Glasgow, UK

Past BBC Events

6 Music at Latitude: 2013
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Henham Park, Suffolk
2013-07-20T01:20:50
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Jul
2013
6 Music at Latitude: 2013

6 Music at Latitude: 2013

Henham Park, Suffolk

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