Richard Ashcroft Rocks Out With The Roots on Jimmy Fallon

Former Verve frontman performed his new solo single 'Are You Ready?'

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Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft went on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to perform his new single "Are You Ready?" with The Roots. The song isn't a radical departure from his Brit-Pop roots, but the Roots thoroughly funkified it. Ashcroft reformed with The Verve for an album and tour a couple of years ago, but when it wound down they broke up for a third time. Ashcroft is now on a short solo tour in America that concludes Thursday night in Boston.