The Universal Want

  • Doves - The Universal Want
11th September 2020 / LP or CD / EMI


The Universal Want


Doves return after an eleven year absence with their fifth studio LP and we could't be more excited.

In a tumultuous 2020, the re-emergence of Doves with new music has provided a shaft of light in an otherwise brooding sky.

The equally ecstatic and relieved response from fans and critics to the first track to emerge, Carousels, during the final, confusing throws of the UK and Europe’s strict COVID-19 lockdown in June, proved how desperately their idiosyncratic sense of euphoric melancholy was, and is, needed. Catching many off-guard, Doves unleashed a track of unfathomable depth, unfurling rich and unpredictable pockets of sound, twisted round a sample of the great Tony Allen at his very best.

+ The album is pressed on heavyweight vinyl. Gatefold sleeve, printed inners, download card.

+ The Indie Edition is pressed on heavyweight white vinyl.

+ Box Set Edition includes;

- Lenticular Cover of album artwork on box.
- Exclusive Picture Disc LP
- Cassette (limited to box set only)
- High quality 12 x 12 prints (art)
- Digital Download Code
- Numbered Limited Edition
- Set of 5 postcard prints using album/single artwork
- Remix LP - 12” LP featuring two Doves Remixes (A/B)

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 Silver Lake
9. Universal Want
10. Forest House
Format /LP or CD
Released /11th September 2020
Catalogue / V3248
Barcode / 0602508888140
Artist / Doves
Label /EMI
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