Electric Picnic 2019: Richard Ashcroft, fighting-fit channeller of Everydude hopes and fears. Photograph: Dave Meehan

RICHARD ASHCROFT Main stage ★★★★☆ Back when Coldplay, Kodaline and Snow Patrol were in short trousers, Richard Ashcroft and The Verve were the origin(...)

Richard Ashcroft wins the prize for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music at The Ivors. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Richard Ashcroft has regained rights to his song Bitter Sweet Symphony after more than two decades. The Verve singer lost the rights to his most reco(...)

The Crows play The Soundhouse in Dublin on Saturday,  April 27th

Saturday, April 27th Crows The Soundhouse, Dublin London punk band Crows have passed the litmus test. They started as a pulsating, eye-fixing propos(...)

He is regularly hailed as an inspiration by the likes of Noel and Liam Gallagher, and Chris Martin once called him “the best songwriter in the wor(...)