Richard Ashcroft plays Bitter Sweet Symphony acoustic live

19 January 2019, 06:00 | Updated: 23 May 2019, 16:45

See the legend perform an epic acoustic version of the classic Verve song live for Radio X.

Richard Ashcroft played an amazing version of the Verve classic Bitter Sweet Symphony for Radio X - and you can watch the performance here.

Ashcroft was being interviewed by Radio X's John Kennedy at the Hammersmith Club in West London last December - and he closed the event with a short set of special acoustic songs.

The show climaxed with an epic, 10-minute version of The Verve's 1997 classic Bitter Sweet Symphony, which saw Ashcroft at his passionate, inspirational best.

During the evening's chat, Ashcroft discussed many subjects, including the fate of The Verve, his solo career and his biggest inspirations - including how Joy Division had an influence on one of his best solo hits.