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The Verve Split

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

The Verve are gone and rumour says it was Richard Ashcroft being a prima donna, it was Nick McCabe being a wimp, it was their manager Jazz Summers sowing division, it was a row over money, and anyway it was all over last year really and they delayed the announcement until April to glean an extra few hundred grand from their one glory year via a tax wrinkle.

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