Doves to release “The Places Between: The Best of Doves”

So here we are, twelve years since Doves formed in Manchester and released the Cedar Room EP on the Casino Records imprint, and ten years since Doves epochal debut, Lost Souls was released on Astralwerks/Heavenly Recordings. In that time we have been privy to a catalogue of genre-warping singles and a quartet of albums that have forced writers to go back to the thesaurus in search of new superlatives. These are The Places Between, a multi-format Best Of that has cherry picked the best from UK number one albums: The Last Broadcast and Some Cities, last year’s critically acclaimed masterpiece, Kingdom Of Rust and their generation defining debut Lost Souls. Indeed, from UK number 3 hit ‘There Goes The Fear’ to the Motown thump of ‘Black and White Town’ and the anthemic morning-after glow of ‘The Cedar Room’. The Places Between has been painstakingly sequenced by Jimi, Andy and Jez themselves in the way they want you to experience their last decades work, in short this is the definitive Doves Best Of.

Furthermore, in addition to a host of B sides, rarities, and unreleased tracks that make up the second disc there is a smattering of brand-new recordings, ‘Blue Water’, “Drifter” (Featuring Cherry Ghost’s Simon Aldred) and the brilliant new single ‘Andalucía’.

The album comes in single disc and multi disc versions. The tracklistings are as follows:

DISC ONE – The Best Of

1. There Goes The Fear

2. Black and White Town

3. Snowden

4. Here It Comes

5. Words

6. Kingdom Of Rust

7. Sea Song

8. Pounding

9. 10:03

10. Catch The Sun

11. Jetstream

12. The Man Who Told Everything (Summer Version)

13. Andalucia

14. Caught By The River

15. The Cedar Room

DISC TWO – Rarities, B sides and alternate versions

1. Blue Water

2. Eleven Miles Out

3. Rise

4. Darker

5. Push Me On

6. Willow’s Song (Bury Version)

7. Valley

8. Northenden

9. M62 Song

10. Drifter

11. Friday’s Dust (Capitol Tower Session)

12. Almost Forgot Myself (Demo)

13. Your Shadow Lay Across My Life

14. The Last Son

15. The Sulphur Man

16. At The Tower (Instrumental Edit)

17. Reprise

18. Ambition

19. Firesuite (Noise Version)

DISC THREE (DVD) features the videos for:

The Cedar Room

Sea Song

Here It Comes

Catch The Sun

Man Who Told Everything

There Goes The Fear


Caught By The River

Black and White Town (directors Cut)

Snowden (Live Edit)

Sky Starts falling

Kingdom Of Rust

Winter Hill





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