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Favorite Verve B-Sides & Rarities

Though widely remembered for the massive hit single “Bittersweet Symphony,” the Verve’s back catalog is a treasure trove of beautiful songs. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the albums, but how often do we listen to the Verve’s b-sides and other rarities?

“I See the Door” was featured on the “On Your Own” single. It’s quite a melancholy tune but a great one nonetheless:

Other gems are acoustic version of album tracks. Take “Virtual World” for example — on A Storm In Heaven, the song is a sweeping shoegazey syrupy sonic journey. Stripped down to the basics in acoustic form, it takes on an ethereal quality:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8pwLTbYUYU

Leave your favorite Verve b-sides and rarities in the comments.

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