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The Verve: The Road To Wigan Fear

John Robb, Siren, May 1992

BOUNCING ONSTAGE in slow mo'...loose limbed lanky frame in shabby oxfam chic....v-necked black 'T'...shaggy barnet and flapping lips...the man is pure Jagger, Richard Ashcroft...the front man of Wigan four piece Verve is Mick '71, from the daze when Jagger was a pop star and not an Olympic athlete cum businessman.

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