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Urban Hymns
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Description: J J Perhaps you weren't convinced of the Verve's staying power until recently. Before the release of Urban Hymns, skeptics wondered if they could ever match the explosive power of their earlier dedications. In 1995, most critics dismissed their offerings of the time as vapid, romantic excursions. To their credit, the Verve have sustained their shadow rock legitimacy while introducing string arrangements, piano fills, and slide guitar. Nowhere are these stirring traits more obvious than in the epic single "Bitter Sweet Symphony." Laying it on thick throughout the rest of the album with painfully engaging ballads, the ... (more)
Manufacturer: Virgin Records Us
Release date: 14 May 1997
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0724384491321 UPC: 724384491321
Tags: Rock (6), Britpop (5), Alternative (4), Indie Rock (2), Indie (2), 1990's (2), 1997 (2), Classic (2), Psychedelic (1), Chillout (1), Indie Pop (1), Psychedelic Rock (1), Space Rock (1), Shoegaze (1), Mel (1), Pop (1), Alternative Rock (1), Xfm (1), Psychedelia (1), UK (1)
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