Doves: The Universal Want

On September 11, 2020, “Heavenly” and “Virgin” labels released “The Universal Want”, the fifth Doves studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2020, at “Frank Bough Sound III” in Cheshire, “EVE Studios” in Stockport, “The Big Red Studios” in Macclesfield, “Vada Studio” in Alcester, and was produced by Dan Austin, Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin and Andy Williams.


  • Jez Williams – vocals, guitar, string arrangements, engineer, mixing
  • Jimi Goodwin – lead vocals, bass, guitar
  • Andy Williams – vocals, drums
  • Martin Rebelski – piano, keyboards, modular synth
  • Tony Allen – drums
  • Dan Austin – programming
  • Belinda Hammond, Hannah Groarke-Young – strings
  • Colin Williams, Kim Wedderburne, Mark Menzies, Se-ember Yaor, Yvonne Shelton – backing vocals
  • Dan Austin – engineer, mixing
  • Henry Broadhead, Joel Patchett, Jake Evans, George Perks – engineer assistant
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Dani Bennett Sprag – mixing assistant
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • Maria Lax – photography
  • Jon Shard – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams.

  1. Carousels
  2. I Will Not Hide
  3. Broken Eyes
  4. For Tomorrow
  5. Cathedrals of the Mind
  6. Prisoners
  7. Cycle of Hurt
  8. Mother Silverlake
  9. Universal Want
  10. Forest House

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