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Doves: Experimentalists' Melodic Journey

Profile and Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Uncut, April 2000

THINGS FINALLY fall apart for Doves about a year ago. They've spent five years writing and recording, but very little material has been released. Their ...

On-Seine Posse!: Doves: Batofar, Paris

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 23 September 2000

EVER SINCE not winning the Mercury Music lash-up thingy, Doves have clearly decided to obliterate their disappointment amid a flurry of activity. So it is ...

The Best of 2000

Guide by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 18 December 2000

FOR A MUSIC whore like myself, even a good album can be a little like a one-night stand. There's that lovely moment of courting, checking ...

Doves: Bowery Ballroom, New York City

Live Review by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 26 February 2001

TONIGHT, IT'S obvious that Doves don't yet think of themselves as proper English rock stars. ...

The Backpages Interview: Jimi Goodwin

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, February 2005

RBP: I was interested to read that you holed up in various remote parts of Britain for Some Cities. I seem to recall Elbow did ...

Doves: Moss Side story

Report and Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 25 February 2005

The Manchester that Doves grew up in has disappeared. They take Dave Simpson on a guided tour of the city — and show him the ...

Doves: Some Cities (Heavenly) *****

Review by Bob Stanley, Uncut, March 2005

Wings of desire: Deeper excursions into melancholy from Manchester's most adventurous ...

When Doves Cry

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Paste, April 2005

JIMI GOODWIN, the affable and bearded bassist-singer with Mancunian trio Doves, leans forward in his seat for an endearing moment of honesty. ...

Kingdom of Doves

Report and Interview by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 26 June 2009

DOVES ARE THE great survivors of Manchester Rock. Jimi Goodwin and brothers Jez and Andy Williams were schoolpals in Wilmslow and, since joining together as ...


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