The"Verve", Burning Money and the Keys to the World
A biography of Ashcroft, the frontman for The Verve and also a highly successful solo artist. As a young singer from Wigan, Ashcroft formed The Verve with Nick McCabe and released two critically-acclaimed albums before their third record, "Urban Hymns", turned them into one of the UK's biggest acts.
Trevor Baker is a full-time freelance journalist based in North London. He started his career at Melody Maker magazine and currently writes for The Guardian, Rock Sound and many other publications. He is also the author of Rock London: The Definitive Guide - a guide to London's music venues.