Happy Birthday Richard Ashcroft!

ABOUT
Former lead singer of alternative rock band The Verve, the group who released the hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and who also played with RPA & The United Stations of Sound.

BEFORE FAME
He attended Up Holland High School.

TRIVIA
He made a live appearance at London’s Royal Albert Hall as part of the 3rd Annual Teenage Cancer Trust charity fundraising event.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Kate Radley, former member of Spiritualized and had two sons: Sonny, who was born in 2000 and Cassius, who was born 2004.

ASSOCIATED WITH
He became very good friends with Coldplay’s Chris Martin.