Review: The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft Goes Limp, Raps on ‘United Nations of Sound’

The former Verve singer just can't get, er, keep it up.

“You know I’m losing my grip / I lost my touch,” Richard Ashcroft sings on United Nations Of Sound, perhaps a bit too tellingly. The former Verve frontman goes on to explain he’s “got the crown” and he’s “never gonna lay it down,” which only proves how loose his grasp actually is on his first solo record in five years…

Well, you should at least find out why it’s so bad (via the A.V. Club).