The Verve have been away so long, you could be forgiven for forgetting how good they are.
Closing the first night of V Festival 2008 in Staffordshire, The Verve proved competent stadium rockers (even they did leave the stage a little abruptly; what no encore?).
And so, a decade and Richard Ashcroft’s not-so-great solo career later, we’re left wondering what might have been, so premature was their demise.
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