Three weeks ago, in their first interview together for nine years, The Verve recounted to NME the exact moment that they started making music together again.
"We all decided," Richard Ashcroft told us, "That rather than meeting for a cup of coffee or a beer or whatever, we should meet in a studio where we can do what we do. Straight away."
Now, in a phenomenally exciting world exclusive, The Verve are giving away the first fruits of the recording session – the actual first 14 minutes they laid down together – through NME.com. No rehearsal, no fine tuning, no limits: just Richard Ashcroft, Nick McCabe, Simon Jones and Pete Salisbury back together in a room, making music.
The first new material by The Verve in 10 years is now just a click away...
This download comes as a highest quality 320kbps MP3 using variable Bit Rate Encoding at a sample rate of 48.0kHz. In other words, it sounds as good as it gets.