The Verve: Urban Hymns
John McCready, MOJO, October 1997
I CAN'T HAVE BEEN ALONE in not being convinced. Yet there were people from day one and the debut LP A Storm In Heaven making great claims and ridiculous comparisons that just didn't make sense. That album and the disjointed, troubled and occasionally great follow-up, A Northern Soul, were hardly bad, but they seemed so far from the Hall of Fame assertions of the early believers as to be vaguely ridiculous.
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