Watch Richard Ashcroft ride a motorbike and start a fire in ‘They Don’t Own Me’ video

Song features on The Verve frontman's latest solo album 'These People'

Richard Ashcroft has shared a video for his latest single.

‘They Don’t Own Me’ is lifted from ex-The Verve frontman Ashcroft’s recent solo album ‘These People’.

The video sees Ashcroft riding a motorbike through a forest, before starting a fire and picking up his acoustic guitar.

Watch the clip in full beneath.

New UK live dates have also been announced, with Ashcroft set to play headline dates in Liverpool and London during December following a handful of festival appearances.

Ashcroft will play the following live dates:

Glasgow, Bellahouston Park (August 26)
Hampshire, CarFest South (August 27)
Jersey, Jersey Live (September 3)
Liverpool, Echo Arena (December 7)
London, O2 Arena (December 9)

‘These People’ – released in May – is Ashcroft’s first since 2010’s ‘United Nations Of Sound’ and was recorded largely in the musician’s basement home studio and features orchestration from Wil Malone, who worked with Richard on The Verve’s ‘Northern Soul’ and the ten million-selling ‘Urban Hymns’ as well as his 2000 debut solo album ‘Alone With Everybody’.

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