English rock singer best known as the lead vocalist alternative rock band The Verve, best known for their hit "Bittersweet Symphony." He also played with RPA & The United Stations of Sound.
He attended Up Holland High School.
He made a live appearance at London's Royal Albert Hall as part of the 3rd Annual Teenage Cancer Trust charity fundraising event.
He married Kate Radley, former member of Spiritualized, in 1995. The couple has two sons: Sonny and Cassius.
He became very good friends with Coldplay's Chris Martin.