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...Wikipedia
Born: 11th September, 1971, Lancashire, Holland
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Bitter Sweet Symphony, Live From Abbey Road, A Song For the Lovers
United Nations of Sound is the debut album by British alternative rock band RPA & The United Nations of Sound (pseudonym of Richard Ashcroft, arrived at his fourth solo album), released on 19 July 2010 through Parlophone (see 2010 in British music). The album was released in the United States on 22 March 2011 under the name "Richard Ashcroft" through the record company Razor & Tie.
British rockers The Verve returned to America for the first time since their split a decade ago to perform at the Coachella Festival in California on Friday night - and frontman Richard Ashcroft told the faithful the band is back for good.
During a hits set, featuring the anthems "The Drugs Don`t Work" and "Bittersweet Symphony," Ashcroft introduced "a new song" titled "Sit & Wonder" and then told the "hardcore" fans that had showed up for the pre-headliner slot on the opening day of Cochella there would be more new material to... Read More
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