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"History" is a song by English rock band The Verve, and is featured on their second album A Northern Soul. This was the first song by the band to feature strings (a formula that would later be used for several Urban Hymns singles). The opening lyrics of the song are based on the first two stanzas of William Blake's poem, London. The song is quite melancholy, with Melody Maker describing it as "an epic, windswept symphony of strings, flailing vocals… read more

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  • Avatar for HayleighRayment
    Yes Qornz that was hilarious TH name I heard
  • Avatar for Max_Serj
    How the fuck does he know all this about me. [2]
  • Avatar for Funky_Nickie
    How the fuck does he know all this about me.
  • Avatar for miserific
    nicorebel ur so cute and funny.
  • Avatar for nicorebel
    "I'm gonna tell you my tale; of how I loved and how I failed" (2)
  • Avatar for dominic_john
    Incredible. From the William Blake influenced lyrics to the strings featured on 'Mind Games' this is absolutely epic.
  • Avatar for portugeek
    Their best song, without a shadow of a doubt. Brings tears to my eyes every single time.
  • Avatar for shakermaker05
    One of the greatest songs ever composed.
  • Avatar for brunogramacho
    this song is a masterpiece
  • Avatar for nicorebel
    "I'm gonna tell you my tale; of how I loved and how I failed"

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