One overall winner will receive the tickets, plus a Tommy Jeans goody bag as described above. Four runners-up will each win a goody bag. For a chance to win, name The Verve's previous album to Urban Hymns. Send your answer on a postcard, including your name, address and daytime phone no, to: FFI, 18-24 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5RH by 7 Aug. First correct entries pulled from the hat will win. Usual Independent Newspapers rules apply.
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There's good news for anyone who missed out on tickets for V98 in Chelmsford next month. Though the event - which takes place on 22 and 23 Aug and boasts headlining sets from both The Verve and The Charlatans - is sold out, one of its sponsors, Tommy Jeans, has given us a pair of VIP tickets for the whole festival to give away. Also featuring in this year's line-up at Hylands Park are Seahorses, Texas, Green Day, Space, Iggy Pop, Robbie Williams, James and Chumbawamba. Tommy Jeans's role at V98 includes sponsoring a celebrity five-a-side football match, starring Bob Mortimer, Keith Allen, Dodgy and Goldie, and giving each V98 artist a Tommy Jeans goody bag containing a pair of jeans, a Tommy T-shirt and an exclusively designed Tommy bag.