This Is Music

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"This Is Music"
Single by The Verve
from the album A Northern Soul
Released 1 May 1995
Format CD, 7", 12"
Recorded 1994 Loco Studios, Wales
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:35
Label Hut Records
Producer(s) Owen Morris, The Verve
The Verve singles chronology
"Slide Away"
(1993)
"This is Music"
(1995)
"On Your Own"
(1995)
A Northern Soul track listing
"A New Decade"
(1)
"This Is Music"
(2)
"On Your Own"
(3)

"This Is Music" was the first single released from The Verve's second album, A Northern Soul. The aptly named song is full of varied lyrical images. The song charted at #35 in the United Kingdom. "This Is Music" featured as the band's opening song for the majority of their 2008 reunion tour.

Track listing[edit]

  • CD HUTCD 54
  1. This Is Music - 3.35
  2. Let the Damage Begin - 4.23
  3. You and Me - 3.53
  • 7" HUT 54
  1. This Is Music - 3.35
  2. Let the Damage Begin - 4.23
  • 12" HUTT 54
  1. This Is Music - 3.35
  2. Let the Damage Begin - 4.23
  3. You and Me - 3.53

US version[edit]

In 1995 This Is Music was released for the American market - with a different track listing. The single was distributed by American label Vernon Yard Recordings.

  • CD Promo DPRO-11041
  1. This Is Music - 3.35
  2. History (Radio Edit) - 4.02
  3. On Your Own (Solo Acoustic/Recorded Live from MTV's 120 Minutes) - 4.01

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