"I See Houses" muses on Ashcroft’s everyday surroundings while pivoting between the eerie vibes of 1995’s "A Northern Soul" and the elegant emoting of "Urban Hymns." Elsewhere, the Verve stretches out. Nick Drake’s Five Leaves Left [the late folk legend’s 1969 debut album] sounds great on vinyl. And not so much on vinyl, but I’ve been revisiting [1997’s] Urban Hymns, by The Verve; that’s really good. Given the unpredicted and…