183 – The Verve – Lucky Man (1997)
Written by Richard Ashcroft
Produced by Youth and The Verve
Label – Hut
9/10 fans of The Verve will most probably tell you that “Bittersweet Symphony” is their definitive statement. I’ve always thought that it’s an average record with a catchy borrowed Rolling Stones orchestral motif. By contrast, “Lucky Man” is lush,downbeat and ecstatic all at once.