Australasia's Biggest Online Store

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Urban Hymns CD by The Verve 1Disc
By

Rating
New or Used: 11 copies from $4.94

Product Description:

Track Listing: 1. Bitter Sweet Symphony 2. Sonnet 3. Rolling People, The 4. Drugs Don't Work, The 5. Catching The Butterfly 6. Neon Wilderness 7. Space And Time 8. Weeping Willow 9. Lucky Man 10. One Day 11. This Time 12. Velvet Morning 13. Come On

Album: Urban Hymns CD by The Verve 1Disc
# Song Title   Time
1)    Bittersweet Symphony
2)    Sonnet
3)    Rolling People, The
4)    Drugs Don't Work, The
5)    Catching the Butterfly
6)    Neon Wilderness
7)    Space and Time
8)    Weeping Willow
9)    Lucky Man
10)    One Day
11)    This Time
12)    Velvet Morning
13)    Come On
 
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • URBAN HYMNS contains a hidden track after "Come On."
  • The Verve: Richard Ashcroft (vocals, guitar); Simon Tong (guitar, keyboards); Nick McCabe (guitar); Simon Jones (bass); Peter Salisbury (drums).
  • Additional personnel: Mel Wesson, Paul Taylor (programming).
  • Producers: Andrew Loog Oldham, Youth, The Verve, Chris Potter.
  • "Bitter Sweet Symphony" was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or A Group With Vocal and Best Rock Song.
  • Personnel: Richard Ashcroft (vocals, guitar); Simon Tong (guitar, keyboards); Nick McCabe (guitar); Simon Jones (bass guitar); Peter Salisbury (drums); Paul Anthony Taylor , Mel Wesson (programming).
  • Audio Mixer: Christopher Marc Potter .
  • Directors: Mathew Sankey; Martin Catherall; Brian Cannon .
  • Photographers: Chris Floyd ; John Horsley; Michael Spencer Jones .
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (10/16/97, pp.104-106) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...their strongest album to date....the songs on URBAN HYMNS are anchored by propulsive guitar rhythms and sinuous, infectious vocals....a breathtaking venture, an ambitious balance of stargazing and worldweary pathos."

Entertainment Weekly (10/10/97, p.92) - "...a surprising--and stunning--comeback from Britain's shoe-gazing shamans the Verve, resurrected after two splintered years. Crooner Richard Ashcroft makes it all sound like churchworthy gospel." - Rating: B+

Q (10/01, p.81) - Ranked #18 in Q's "Best 50 Albums of Q's Lifetime"

Q (12/99, p.92) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."

Q (1/98, p.115) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 1997."

Q (6/00, p.69) - Ranked #58 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums" - "...Rose to national anthem league, an appeal to a post-club generation who now use rock'n'roll as a comedown aid..."

Q (7/00, p.141) - Included in Q's "The Best Male Angst Albums Of All Time"

Uncut (p.108) - "[T]he most striking qualities of URBAN HYMNS now are its musical coherence and the powerfully sustained mood of melancholic stoicism."

Melody Maker (12/20-27/97, pp.66-67) - Ranked #1 on Melody Maker's list of 1997's "Albums Of The Year."

Melody Maker (10/4/97, p.51) - "...An album of unparalleled beauty so intent on grabbing at the strands of music's multi-hued history....all songs which sound like they've lived a little more than most."

Village Voice (2/24/98) - Ranked #18 in the Village Voice's 1997 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.

NME (Magazine) (12/20-27/97, pp.78-79) - Ranked #3 in NME's 1997 Critics' Poll.

NME (Magazine) (9/27/97, p.54) - 8 (out of 10) - "....Its sheer magnificence and spirit is such that the danger of it overwhelming anything that follows it is obvious. This, after all, is the musical signature of the year....The Verve's best album to date..."
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » Pop
Home » Music » Pop » Brit Pop
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Urban Hymns CD by The Verve 1Disc on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top