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RPA & The United Nations of Sound are a British alternative rock band formed by vocalist Richard Ashcroft, former lead singer of The Verve. Ashcroft announced the formation of the band (which is a pseudonym more than a real band) and presented the video of the first single, "Are You Ready?", on 18 January 2010 in an exclusive premiere on the NME website. "Are You Ready?" was released only in the UK on 1 April 2010 in a limited edition 12" vinyl. On 9 April 2010 the band released a fanclub-only track, "Third Eye (Colombus Circle)". In the first two weeks of June Ashcroft and his musicians completed a European tour (Ancona, Paris, Berlin, Cologne, Amsterdam, Manchester and London), then they played in Tokyo and Osaka on 7–8 August 2010 during the Summer Sonic Festival 2010 and also in Melbourne and Sydney respectively on 30 July and 31 July. The band played in Australia also during the Splendour in the Grass Festival in late July. The band's debut album as Richard's backing lineup, entitled "United Nations of Sound", was released on 19 July 2010. "Born Again", the first proper single, was officially released the same day of the album as a digital download.

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Age: 43
Nationality: English
Claim to Fame: Bitter Sweet Symphony, Live From Abbey Road, A Song For the Lovers

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2014 BBC Super League Show -
2014 Rugby League: Challenge Cup -
2014 PianOwned -
2013 Rugby League World Cup -
2012 Smash -
2011 The Adjustment Bureau -
2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon -
2009 Misfits -
2009 Electric Dreams -
2008 Marley & Me -
2008 The Choir: Boys Don't Sing -

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We`re in a malaise. What do people really believe in any more apart from sport and music?

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