2002 saw the release of two sequel blockbusters in the shape of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, as well as Apple’s second generation iPod. Kelly Clarkson won the first series of American Idol, U2 headlined the Superbowl Halftime Show and Michael Jackson infamously caused
Northern music icon, Richard Ashcroft has announced his ‘Acoustic Hymns Vol. 1’ album, out on October 29th via RPA / BMG. Featuring 12 newly recorded acoustic versions of classic songs from his extensive back catalogue – both solo and with The Verve – you can now pre-order the album here, with opening track ‘Bittersweet Symphony’ provided as an instant download. Richard’s regular live band
Richard Ashcroft has added a Liverpool and London date to his ‘live acoustic evenings of his classic songs‘ tour, with the extra shows taking place at the M&S Bank Arena (Friday 29th October) and Royal Albert Hall (Monday 1st November). The new dates will follow the two sold out shows at the London Palladium in October,
Victorious Festival (27-29 August 2021) – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – will return to Southsea Seafront this Summer with a phenomenal line up including headliners Madness, The Streets, Royal Blood, who are joined by the likes of Richard Ashcroft and Blossoms. Legendary singer-songwriter, Richard Ashcroft will deliver an unmissable set on Saturday at Victorious.
In case you’ve missed it, today has been nothing short of a feast of new music. We’ve been treated to two new EPs – one from South Yorkshire and one from Liverpool, a northern icon covering another northern icon’s hit, and single releases from up-and-coming artists. So without further ado, let’s kick off. Richard Ashcroft