Richard Ashcroft

1971 - Today

Richard Ashcroft

Richard Paul Ashcroft (born 11 September 1971) is an English singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer and occasional rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band the Verve from their formation in 1990 until their original split in 1999. Songs he wrote for the band include "Bitter Sweet Symphony", "Lucky Man", and the UK number one "The Drugs Don't Work". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Ashcroft has received more than 1,705,836 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,488th most popular musician.

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  • 1.7M

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  • 41.04

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Richard Ashcroft ranks 1,491 out of 2,258Before him are Travis Barker, Chris Thomas, Jack Johnson, Richard Manuel, Roger Miller, and Lucky Dube. After him are Tom DeLonge, Ric Ocasek, Anders Fridén, Joe South, Don Diablo, and Ilaiyaraaja.

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Among people born in 1971, Richard Ashcroft ranks 216Before him are Julianne Nicholson, Kid Rock, Jenna Elfman, Nadja Auermann, Hélène Ségara, and Tsutomu Nihei. After him are Amy Poehler, Besnik Hasi, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Nenad Bjelica, Penny Hardaway, and Andriy Parubiy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Ashcroft ranks 3,603 out of 5,347Before him are Jeanette Winterson (1959), George Formby (1904), George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823), David Burke (1934), Tom Hooper (1972), and Michael Foot (1913). After him are Ron Greenwood (1921), Kris Marshall (1973), Alistair Overeem (1980), R. J. Mitchell (1895), Ian Hodder (null), and Vincent Nichols (1945).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Richard Ashcroft ranks 241Before him are Zayn Malik (1993), Steve Hillage (1951), John Taylor (1960), Boz Burrell (1946), Robin Trower (1945), and Chris Thomas (1947). After him are David Bedford (1937), Guy Berryman (1978), Richey Edwards (1967), Ian McLagan (1945), Rod Temperton (1949), and Zak Starkey (1965).