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The Verve: A Lad In Spain

Andrew Smith, Melody Maker, 15 May 1993

Verve were last year's second most likely contenders for world domination after You Know Who. At which point they threw several spanners in the works including a couple of radio-hostile nine-minute singles. Andrew Smith meets the wilful experimentalists in Spain and talks to charismatic mainman Richard Ashcroft about Verve's audacious new music — specifically, their new single, 'Blue', and for forthcoming album A Storm In Heaven.

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