UK indie rock band Verve released their first record, All In The Mind, in March 1992, although they had already been in existence for several years, having made their live debut at Winstanley College, Wigan, in the Autumn of 1989 (three of the band members studied there). Verve comprised Peter Salisbury (24 September 1971, Bath, Somerset, England; drums), Richard Ashcroft (b. 11 September 1971, Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire; vocals), Simon Jones (b. 29 July 1972, Liverpool, Lancashire, England; bass) and Nick McCabe (b. Nicholas Jonathon McCabe, 14 July 1971, Haydock, St. Helens, Lancashire, England; guitar). After a run of singles that covered (Shes A) Superstar, Gravity Grave and Blue (all released on Virgin Records indie subsidiary Hut), their debut album arrived in June 1993. Surprisingly, the hits were omitted in favour of new material that saw further comparisons to artists as diverse as T....
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