Richard Ashcroft and the late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis

Why Richard Ashcroft owes Song For The Lovers to Joy Division

The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony video

QUIZ: Do you know the words to The Verve's Bitter Sweet Symphony?

Starsailor in 2001: Ben Byrne, James Stelfox, James Walsh and Barry Westhead

The best "Post-Britpop" Albums

The Verve's Urban Hymns album

The story behind The Verve's classic Urban Hymns album

The Verve at  Pinkpop Festival, 1998

This is why The Verve didn't want to release Sonnet as a single

Noel Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft in the 1990s

Why Noel Gallagher dedicated Cast No Shadow to Richard Ashcroft

Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft

Does Liam Gallagher feature on any Verve songs?

Richard Ashcroft of The Verve in 1997

What is The Verve's The Drugs Don't Work about?