The Verve’s Comeback Tour rocks London’s O2 Arena

The Verve’s highly acclaimed reunion tour reached its’ pinnacle when they performed a sold out gig to 18,000 people at London’s O2 Arena. The Verve who’s many hits include, “Lucky Man,” “Sonnet,” “The Drugs Don’t Work,” and “Bitter Sweet Symphony” have been on a high profile sold out U.K. comeback tour.

The Verve front man Richard Ashcroft wants the band to headline Glastonbury 2008. The star insisted it would be a "travesty" if they didn’t take centre stage at the event. Speaking to XFM radio, Ashcroft said: "I think it would be a travesty if we didn’t. Because I think what’s missing from a lot of the headliners is we’re one of the few bands that can jam without sounding like Lynyrd Skynyrd on a bad night, so we can actually take people on a proper journey, rock and roll-wise”.

The Verve’s lead guitarist Nick McCabe is pictured onstage at The O2 Arena with a Gibson Les Paul Custom which he used for much of the set. The Verve are due to release their anticipated fourth studio album later in the year.

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