Music World
Find Artists:
Russian versionSwitch to Russian 

Background information
Origin Manchester, England
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Indie Rock
New prog
Years active 1998—present
Label(s) Heavenly Records
Associated acts Sub Sub
Website Website
Jez Williams
Jimi Goodwin
Andy Williams

Music World  →  Lyrics  →  D  →  Doves

Doves Overview


Doves are an English alternative rock band, originating from Wilmslow. The band comprises brothers Jez Williams (guitar, vocals) and Andy Williams (drums, vocals), and Jimi Goodwin (bass, vocals, guitar). The members started working seriously together after meeting at The Haçienda in Manchester. Doves' unofficial fourth member is Martin Rebelski, who plays keyboards. To date, the band has released four critically acclaimed and commercially successful studio albums, and their first career-spanning compilation album "The Places Between: The Best of Doves" was released in April 2010.

The Places Between: The Best of Doves (2010) Kingdom Of Rust (2009) Some Cities (2005) Lost Sides (2003) The Last Broadcast (2002) Lost Souls (2000)

Top Songs:


Doves Have 'No Plans' To Record Another Album

September 8, 2010
Doves have revealed that they have “no plans” at the moment to record another album. The group are due to play at the Warehouse Project in Manchester on October 16.  Read more 

Doves, Billy Bragg To Play Ben & Jerry's Sundae Festival

June 24, 2010
Doves, Billy Bragg and Cherry Ghost are amongst the acts set to take part in this year's Ben & Jerry's Sundae festival in London. Other acts on the bill include Scouting for Girls, Idlewild, Slow Club, Frightened Rabbit and Kitty.  Read more 

Doves Plan Two Year Hiatus From Music

April 28, 2010
Doves are taking a break from recording any more new music for at least two years. The Manchester band say they need some “breathing space” and see their recently released 'Best Of' album as the end of a chapter in their career.  Read more 

Doves, The Coral To Headline Kendal Calling Festival 2010

April 20, 2010
Doves and The Coral are set to headline this summer’s Kendal Calling festival, it’s been announced. The event takes place at Lowther Deer Park in The Lake District from July 30-August 1.  Read more 

Doves: 'Lady Gaga Needs To Cover One Of Our Songs'

April 8, 2010
Doves singer Jimi Goodwin says that he would like to see Lady Gaga cover their song, 'Sulphur Man'. Goodwin said the US singer cold bring something different to the track, and also increase his royalty payments.  Read more 

blog comments powered by Disqus

© 2011 Music World. All rights reserved.