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  • Limp Bizkit created a mashup of "Bitter Sweet Symphony" on their Greatest Hitz album.
  • Singer/songwriter Ben Harper covered the song The Drugs Don't Work in a live show which is found on the live album Live From Mars.
  • Australian band Grinspoon did a cover on a radio station.
  • The string section of "Bitter Sweet Symphony" has been sampled by artists such as Madonna and Kanye West in live concerts, while Justin Timberlake used the song as his curtain call for the FutureSex/LoveSounds tour.
  • In the movie Cruel Intentions, "Bittersweet Symphony" is played at the final scene.
  • The music video for "Bitter Sweet Symphony" was parodied by Fat Les for the 1998 World Cup song "Vindaloo".
  • The song "Love is Noise" is played in many UK football stadiums.
  • Coldplay are big fans of The Verve, and in interview Richard Ashcroft revealed that they knew the parts to several songs on the second album.
  • Noel Gallagher of Oasis has covered "Bittersweet Symphony" on a few occasions, most recently on the 2006 Acoustic Stop The Clocks Tour. Also, the song "Cast No Shadow" was written as a homage to Richard Ashcroft, who in turn wrote "Northern Soul" from the bands second album for Noel Gallagher.



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