Waking Up… With The Only Number 1 Hit In The UK For THE VERVE 25 Years Ago

Works faster than caffeine

13 September 2022

Brit-pop-rock band THE VERVE scored their first and only UK No.1 single with THE DRUGS DON’T WORK, 25 years ago today, on 13 September 1997. Taken from their biggest album Urban Hymns.

Not a song about charismatic frontman Richard Ashcroft‘s personal drugs problems,
it’s actually about his very sick father and the fact that the medication he took didn’t had any effect anymore at one point.

THE VERVE: Bio – Discography

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